Jamaica

Lloyd Stanbury -- Sista Irie photo

Reggae Roadblocks Challenges the Obstacles

The perceived international, domestic, and perhaps in some cases, inherent obstacles to the growth of Jamaican reggae are being challenged. ‘Reggae Roadblocks – A music business development perspective’, a book that explores matters that appear to be retarding progress of the Jamaican music genre, written by leading entertainment and copyright attorney, Lloyd Stanbury, has been formally released …

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Mark Lee

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

Pamela Coke-Hamilton, executive director, Caribbean Export

Caribbean Exports – Time to Stop Dreaming

Overshadowed by the landing of a European Space Agency probe on a 4km-wide comet, 67P, 6-billion kilometers from earth after a 10 year journey through space, the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), wrapped up a two-day meeting (colloquium) to address challenges to the export sector and propose solutions for a region struggling to find …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Marcus Garvey in military regalia in Harlem parade. James Van Der Zee - photo

Challenging the Myth of Marcus Garvey – Prof Robert Hill Confronts ‘Reality’

Was Jamaican national hero Marcus Garvey’s vision for Africa that of implanting a Western world view onto the continent and its Diasporas for which he passionately advocated? The question arises after listening to the 2014 Elsa Goveia Memorial lecture presented (Thursday, Nov 6) by retired professor Robert Hill, at the Cave Hill, Barbados campus of …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

From Price of Memory

The Price of Memory – Rastafari vs the British Monarchy for Slavery Reparations

Before Pan-Africanism and reparations for the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, which many social scientists believe remains to haunt the dilapidated socio economic and cultural life of the Caribbean, became fashionable in academic and political circles, it was the Rastafari and a few other outcasts who championed these causes. Now that the Caribbean Community …

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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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