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The New Slavery

Slavery is alive and well all over the globe, if we go by the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report issued by the U.S. Department of State, June 19. And it is of particular concern to Caribbean countries where human trafficking is synonymous with cross border prostitution. The phenomenon labeled as trafficking is causing squabbles between …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Drive on to Exonerate Marcus Garvey

A petition has been launched addressed to President Barack Obama for the exoneration of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the first and largest economic justice movement in the USA and the world, and a National Hero of Jamaica. The Marcus Garvey Celebrations Committee, Institute of Caribbean Studies, and the Rootz Foundation Inc, which launched the …

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Jamaica in the NFL – A Gridironist Dreams

I have a gridiron dream. Well, actually it is more like a daydream – a fantasy. Here’s how that dream unfolds:  Streamers – black, green and gold – flutter in the warm breath of the February breeze above the human tidal wave that flood down the streets towards the national stadium. The multitude is jubilantly …

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Aduku Addae

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Aduku Addae writes on social, political and cultural matters from upstate New York.

Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Planning and the Economy Dr. Bhoe Tewarie.

Trinidad & Tobago Economy Turns Corner Says IMF

Recording a tenfold increase in inflation between August 2011 and January 2012, the economy of Trinidad and Tobago is in recovery and should see growth after a three year slowdown, the International Monetary Fund has reported. “Real economic activity is expected to increase by 1.7 percent in 2012 as the non-energy sector picks up momentum with …

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Child Killer Zimmerman Arrested 46 Days After Slaying

George Zimmerman who shot dead unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, was arrested by Seminole County law men in Florida, Wednesday, April 11, after state attorney Angela Corey completed investigations and had the killer charged with second degree murder. The controversial killing which first saw police freeing Zimmerman on the grounds of self defence, …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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