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City Suspends Market Vendor and Philanthropist Tilly Johnson

Dr Tilly Johnson, 82, one of Hamilton Farmers’ Market’s longest-serving vendors, has been slapped with a 30 day suspension under the Hamilton Farmers’ Markets’ Zero-Tolerance policy. The staff acted on a customer’s allegation that she was harassed by Johnson; the incident occurred Saturday, May 21st. Johnson was given notice at 3 pm Friday. Despite Ms …

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Coin given to the author by Rita Marley in 1975 after she returned from an Ethiopian visit.

Growing Dread: KC, the Wailers and Me

Jennifer Lopez is on my Toronto TV as I write, singing I’m Into You, accompanied by the rapper Lil Wayne. It’s a traditional reggae bass line with a little bit of the more recent dancehall rhythm on top – a sound some of us in my youthful days called flyers rockers, associated with the likes …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Party Sees Healing From CARIFTA Games

Thank God for the CARIFTA Games! They are scheduled to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica over the Easter weekend, and are coming at a time when our Caribbean integration movement seems to have descended into a phase of extreme inertia, irresolution and lack of vision. For those committed Caribbean integrationists who have endured the …

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David Comissiong

About David Comissiong

David Comissiong is a Barbadian attorney-at-law and political activist.

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