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Credit View Road over Credit River

The Saga of a Mississauga River Community

What’s the point of voting if what really counts  is money? It’s as though casting a ballot is really giving away a franchise rather than empowering a governing committee to act on your behalf. Take the 40-year-old community that has grown up, not in isolation, but in a semi-urban setting that has created its identity …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

The British Are Slumming! The British Are Slumming!

The last British Governor of Trinidad and Tobago left as his legacy a dump and a highway. The dump symbolizes the way in which the British were anxious to get rid of some of the supposedly useless and troublesome bits of their Empire like Trinidad. The highway represents the typical British attitude to negotiations, “My …

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Mariel Port, Cuba.

From Cuba With Peace

In the aftermath of the January 28 and 29 second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), in Havana, Cuba, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as a group and its member states individually, must undertake a critical reflection on how they stretch into more ambitious integration enterprises even as their own house …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Simplistic, Sounds Good, So Not The Right Way

Lately, there has been any number of comments, posts and threads about “the crime problem” in Jamaica. In this case, “the crime problem” relates to violent crimes, especially murder. Some just express disgust at the problem and look to pass blame and others have suggested supposedly “successful” ways that can combat crime. Over time there …

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