Local News

Trinidad & Tobago Native Introduces Michelle Obama at White House Reception

Trinidad & Tobago Native Introduces Michelle Obama at White House Reception

Trinidad & Tobago Native and US Army Vet Hazel Bethel Introduces First Lady Michelle Obama at White House Holiday Decoration Reception for Military Families Washington, DC – At a recent welcome reception for military families at The White House, Trinidad & Tobago native and US Army administrator veteran Hazel Bethel from South Florida introduced First […]

Commentary: The Death Of Cuban Leader, Fidel Castro

Commentary: The Death Of Cuban Leader, Fidel Castro

By: Wesley Kirton SOUTH FLORIDA – “Fidel Castro was a towering figure of the 20th century. He incarnated the Cuban revolution, in both its hopes and subsequent disillusionments,” Hollande (the French President) said in a statement. This is an apt description of the political life of Fidel who once said “when an energetic and virile people […]

UWI Alumni Association South Florida Coming of Age!

UWI Alumni Association South Florida Coming of Age!

SOUTH FLORIDA – The University of the West Indies – UWI Alumni Association of South Florida is coming of age. The organization is celebrating 21 years of giving from South Florida to the University of the West Indies (UWI) which has 4 campuses including in Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Open campuses in several […]

National News

‘Around Town’ With Jamaica’s Ambassador, Audrey Marks

‘Around Town’ With Jamaica’s Ambassador, Audrey Marks

MARYLAND – ‘Around Town’ with Jamaica’s Ambassador, Audrey Marks Ambassador, Audrey Marks at the Festival of Lights Lighting Ceremony at the Church of Jesus Christ of  Latter Day Saints in  Kensington Maryland – November 29th 2016  

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Caribe Changes?

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Caribe Changes?

SOUTH FLORIDA – Local government elections in both Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago held on Monday, November 28th and had almost exactly the same outcome. In both countries, independent of Britain, at least politically, since 1962, both major political parties can claim some variation of victory because the number of parish councils won was close […]

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Condolence Message On Passing Of Fidel Castro

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Condolence Message On Passing Of Fidel Castro

Statement by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris on the passing of former Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruz St. Kitts and Nevis – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of St. Kitts and Nevis extends sincere condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Cuba on the […]

Entertainment

Calabar’s Class of 1980 Presents An Evening of Wine, Cheese and Art

Calabar’s Class of 1980 Presents An Evening of Wine, Cheese and Art

Calabar’s Class of 1980 Presents An Evening of Wine, Cheese and Art with the Gentlemen of Calabar SOUTH FLORIDA – Calabar’s Class of 1980, in association with the Calabar High School Alumni Association Florida Chapter, will present “An Evening of Wine, Cheese and Art with the Gentlemen of Calabar” on February 25, 2017. An Evening of […]

The Miss Florida Caribbean Pageant Returns!

The Miss Florida Caribbean Pageant Returns!

Fort Lauderdale – After a 7 years’ hiatus, the Miss Florida Caribbean Pageant is making a much-awaited comeback. The re-launch will restore its past glory as one of the Caribbean Diaspora’s most prestigious productions in the Southeast region. The pageant is rooted in promoting the awareness of various social issues that affect the Caribbean-American community. […]

Art Collecting 101- Can I Be An Art Collector?

Art Collecting 101- Can I Be An Art Collector?

MIAMI – This December 1-4 is the 6th annual Art Africa Miami Arts Fair, an arts and cultural experience that features dialogue and art influences from across the African Diaspora. Helping to revive the rich heritage of Historic Overtown and establish Miami as a cultural hub, each year the Art Africa Miami Arts Fair proves to not […]

Travel

Jamaica on Track for Record Year in Tourism

Jamaica on Track for Record Year in Tourism

Jamaica Earns US$2 Billion from Tourist Arrivals in First 10 Months of 2016 KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica remains on track to have a record year in tourism as the island continues to register growth of over 5% for both tourism earnings and visitor arrivals. From January to October 2016, Jamaica recorded earnings of US$2.06 billion, which represents […]

Middle East Tour Operator Gets Trained On The Caribbean

Middle East Tour Operator Gets Trained On The Caribbean

In-house training conducted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for reservations, sales and operation staff to familiarize them with the Caribbean product LONDON, UK –   The largest airline tour operator in the Middle East has been given a detailed introduction to the Caribbean as Emirates Airlines prepares to service the region. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) […]

Cruise Ship Crew Members To Be Engaged in Promoting Jamaica

Cruise Ship Crew Members To Be Engaged in Promoting Jamaica

FALMOUTH, Trelawny – Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has embraced a suggestion from Captain Johnny Faevelen, Master of the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, to strategically engage crew members on cruise ships to aid in promoting the destination to attract more passengers to Jamaica. The cruise ship with a maximum capacity for some […]

Business

Amerijet Provides Barrel Shipping to the Caribbean

Amerijet Provides Barrel Shipping to the Caribbean

SOUTH FLORIDA – The use of shipping barrels dates back to 1960s. Today it is one of the most popular methods of shipping items to the Caribbean. Many customs offices throughout the Caribbean charge a flat fee per barrel for shipments containing only personal effects. A shipping barrel is one of many container options available to […]

25 Entrepreneurs Chase US$75,000 In CARICOM Mobile App Competition

25 Entrepreneurs Chase US$75,000 In CARICOM Mobile App Competition

25 entrepreneurs chase US$75,000 in CARICOM-Based mobile app business competition – Trinidad And Jamaica Field Most Teams KINGSTON, Jamaica – Mobile app developers s are chasing US$75,000 in cash and prizes that will be up for grabs in the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge tech entrepreneur competition. Teams from Jamaica and Trinidad, who account for 14 of […]

Amerijet Is Your Shipping Connection throughout the Caribbean!

Amerijet Is Your Shipping Connection throughout the Caribbean!

SOUTH FLORIDA – Whether you are shipping packages for the holidays, special events or if you are shipping commercial freight to restock your inventory, Amerijet International is the shipping company of choice for many. With more than 40 years of experience in the global air cargo industry, Amerijet’s worldwide network reaches across the U.S. to […]

Sports

Finn Partners Makes Its Debut at Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon in Negril

Finn Partners Makes Its Debut at Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon in Negril

Jamaica Tourist Board Public Relations Agency of Record, Finn Partners Sends Strong Team NEW YORK – A three member team from Finn Partners, public relations agency of record for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is set to make its debut in the 16th staging of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K to be held […]

Miami Dolphins Celebrate Alumni Weekend Through Community Impact

Miami Dolphins Celebrate Alumni Weekend Through Community Impact

Miami – The Miami Dolphins will celebrate Alumni Weekend Oct. 21-23, 2016 by honoring former members of the organization who have dedicated their service to helping those in our community. The Dolphins have a large alumni base throughout South Florida, and the organization will tip its hat during the weekend to those whose contributions have […]

Barbadian Athlete Reports Successful Treatment In Cayman

Barbadian Athlete Reports Successful Treatment In Cayman

CAYMAN ISLANDS – A fit and athletic Shawn Denny aggravated a shoulder injury during his regular CrossFit exercise routine and after much research left his Barbados home to seek medical help at Health City Cayman Islands. He is delighted with the choice he made. Questioned about his experience, he has nothing but positive reviews, but […]

More News

Immigration Filing Fees Set To Increase

Immigration Filing Fees Set To Increase

USCIS Announces New Petition Fees Effective December 23rd WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule published in the Federal Register adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effective Dec. 23. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the fees paid by applicants and petitioners […]

Jamaica’s PM Extends Sympathies To Family Of Fidel Castro

Jamaica’s PM Extends Sympathies To Family Of Fidel Castro

Jamaica Mourns With The People Of Cuba On Death Of Former President Fidel Castro KINGSTON, Jamaica – The government and people of Jamaica join with our Cuban neighbours in mourning the passing of former Cuban President Fidel Castro. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has written to President Raul Castro extending deep sympathies on behalf of Jamaica. […]

President-Elect Donald J. Trump on the Passing of Fidel Castro

President-Elect Donald J. Trump on the Passing of Fidel Castro

NEW YORK – President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s statement on the passing of Fidel Castro, Today, the world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six decades. Fidel Castro’s legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and the denial of fundamental human rights. “While Cuba remains a […]

President Obama On The Passing Of Fidel Castro

President Obama On The Passing Of Fidel Castro

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama issued the following statement on the passing of Fidel Castro: At this time of Fidel Castro’s passing, we extend a hand of friendship to the Cuban people. We know that this moment fills Cubans – in Cuba and in the United States – with powerful emotions, recalling the countless ways […]

Former PM Of St. Kitts Reacts To Fidel Castro’s Death

Former PM Of St. Kitts Reacts To Fidel Castro’s Death

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Fidel Castro’s place in the history of Cuba, the region, and the world is clear. So says former St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister (July 3rd 1995 to February 15th 2015), the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas. In a message Saturday on the death of the former Cuban  President, Dr. […]

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