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Mark Wilson

Sunday, July 12, 2015
​Jamaica’s murder total hit 572 in the first six months of 2015. If killings continue at that daily rate, there will be 1,153 by the end of December, or 15 per cent more than last year.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
​Next to Cable Beach in Nassau loom the two enormous slabs of the Baha Mar resort—empty of guests but 97 per cent complete.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
​Just a week ago, Rupert Myles was seized by a group of men in the tiny village of Santa Cruz in the Toledo district of southern Belize, tied up, handcuffed, led to his house, and forced to watch as h
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Thank you Jack. Because you’ve highlighted one of the many reasons why our ganja laws—and those of a host of other countries—are crazy and counterproductive.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
​Guyana’s new president, David Granger, opened his country’s National Assembly last Wednesday.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
​From last week Monday, Jamaica’s police were stricken by a mysterious malady.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
​Desi Bouterse is president of Suriname for another five years. In Monday’s election, his National Democratic Party took 26 of the 51 parliamentary seats—enough for a bare majority.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
​For David Granger, it was a good week. Indeed, weeks don’t come a lot better. Saturday: he was sworn in as president of Guyana, after a long, tough campaign.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
​Last Monday’s election in Guyana ended almost 23 years’ rule by the mainly Indo-Guyanese People’s Progressive Party (PPP.)
Sunday, May 10, 2015
​Lesson one: you can’t predict elections. In the run-up to Britain’s election last Thursday, everyone expected a messed-up Parliament.

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