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What’s The Matter With The World?

Trumps war on China reminds me of my teenage years when Richard Nixon and Chou (Zhou) Enlai were daily in the news, with Nixon trying to pry open China to get a dollar from each of the billion people through trade. All this reminds me that Jamaican young people were divided then among “conscious youth” …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Hurricane Sandy

Caribbean, Latin America Among Most Distressed by Extreme Climate Events

 Lima, Peru Dec 2, 2014 – Haiti, the Dominican Republic, St Vincent and Honduras are among countries listed as most threatened by extreme weather events in a report presented by the development and environmental organisation Germanwatch, at the UN Climate Summit (COP20) in Lima, Peru. While the Philippines, Cambodia and India were most affected by …

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IMF Approves US$130 Million in Assistance for Ebola to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

As the world cringes at the prospect of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa spreading rapidly to affect millions of people, the IMF has announced $130 million in emergency assistance to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help combat the deadly disease. In a release Friday, the fund said it’s Executive Board “in an expedited decision …

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Mark Lee

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

Mapping China’s Rise: A Multipolar World in the Making

Credit Suisse, Nov 8 – The rise of the Chinese economy over the past 20 years has had a significant impact on the rest of the world. Dong Tao, Chief Regional Economist for non-Japan Asia at Credit Suisse, discusses the country’s growth and the impact on its citizens, as well as its role in the increasingly …

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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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