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Ding Dong, Ding Dong, Cuckoo Bells Are Ringing

I must be crazy. Like the gods drinking Coca Cola and dropping the bottle in the Kalahari Desert on Bushmen. Read this and tell me what you think (I’m going to tell you what I think, right after the commercial break): (Jamaica”s) Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expressing shock and disappointment at the …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Debt Before Dishonour – St Kitts Defaults as it Restructures

The credit rating of St Kitts and Nevis, the smallest independent state in the hemisphere, took a hit when it defaulted on a bond payment the end of November. The administration of Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, in the midst of developing a debt rescheduling package with the help of London-based consultants, White Oak Advisory, to …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Race-Based Violence Against Women Missing Agenda Item

When the Mirabal sisters – Minerva, Patricia and Maria Teresa- took up the cause of justice in the 1950s in their native Dominican Republic, they had no idea that they would be the catalyst for a wider international movement for social justice. Their activism against the corrupt and unjust regime of Dictator Rafael Trujillo (1930-1961) …

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About Judith Soares

Judith Soares, PhD, is the head of the University of the West Indies' Women and Development Unit.

Siemens Makes US$38-million Software Grant to Jamaican University

The Faculty of Engineering and Computing, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), has received a software grant with a commercial value of US$38.85M (JA$3.4B) from Siemens PLM software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. The presentation by Leecorp Ltd, the local representative, …

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