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Hot 105, Dutch Pot Restaurants and KC Old Boys Launch Book Bag Drive

Hot 105, Dutch Pot Restaurants and KC Old Boys Launch Book Bag Drive

Hot 105, Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurants and the Kingston College Old Boys Assn of Florida Back To School Book Bag Drive SOUTH FLORIDA – On Saturday, August 13, 2016, South Florida’s number one urban radio station, WHQT HOT 105 FM, Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurants and the Kingston College Old Boys Assn. of Florida will join […]

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Respect History

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Respect History

SOUTH FLORIDA – As the November elections approach, convention or no convention, it is probably more vital now to contemplate Black history in these United States. First though, ask yourself, “Are you one of those persons who can easily call off many reasons why you are not going to vote?”   Some claiming, “devoid of an […]

AAA: How to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

AAA: How to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

TAMPA — In a few short weeks summer vacations will be over and kids will back to school. Parents are already making their lists and shopping for essentials for the coming school year. Although many consumers enjoy the convenience of online shopping, brick and mortar stores remain the most popular option for parents. According to a […]

National News

IMF Advises St. Kitts Government To Come Up With A New Strategy

IMF Advises St. Kitts Government To Come Up With A New Strategy

IMF wants Denzil Douglas’ macro-financial stability and hard-earned gains in debt sustainability preserved WASHINGTON, DC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is advising the Timothy Harris Team Unity Government to come up with a multi-pronged strategy to preserve the successes of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Government’s macro-financial stability and hard-earned gains in debt sustainability. The […]

Bahamas and US Government Agencies Partnerships Continues To Strengthen

Bahamas and US Government Agencies Partnerships Continues To Strengthen

Relationship of Bahamas and US Government Agencies Featured And Heightened At 2016 EAA AirVenture In Wisconsin  OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – “The partnership between The Bahamas government agencies and that of the United States Federal government including the US Customs and Boarder Protection agencies continues to strengthen, heighten in success and reap mutually rewarding dividends for the two […]

2018 Deadline Set For $1.4 Billion Transformation of Falmouth Jamaica

2018 Deadline Set For $1.4 Billion Transformation of Falmouth Jamaica

FALMOUTH, Trelawny – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has set a target date of 2018 for several projects which are on the drawing board to be completed, to transform the Georgian town of Falmouth into a premiere destination in the Caribbean. To this end the Ministry of Tourism, through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has […]

Entertainment

Soca Icon Blackie Keeps the Hits Coming

Soca Icon Blackie Keeps the Hits Coming

New York – Legendary soca entertainer Irvin “Blackie” Blackman brings his eclectic and celebrated brand of Caribbean music to the masses, as his full catalog of music is now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Born and based in Trinidad and Tobago, Blackie is celebrating over 26 years in the music industry. He is hailed […]

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Delivers More Than A Taste of Fun

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Delivers More Than A Taste of Fun

Fans Get More Than A Taste of Fun at 6th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York QUEENS, NY – Over 15,000 patrons descended on Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY for the 6th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Diehard Jerk Festival fans and some first-timers came for their “taste of fun” but got that and so […]

Jamaicans In The NE U.S. Celebrate JA’s 54th Anniversary

Jamaicans In The NE U.S. Celebrate JA’s 54th Anniversary

Jamaicans residing in Washington DC, Baltimore and Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate Jamaica’s 54th anniversary By Derrick Scott Washington, DC –  Jamaicans residing in Washington DC, Baltimore and Atlanta, Georgia will attend several events planned to mark Jamaica’s 54 years of Independence. The activities will commence on Emancipation Day, August 1 with the official launch of an […]

Travel

United Airlines Expands Service to St. Kitts

United Airlines Expands Service to St. Kitts

Nonstop flights between New York/Newark and St. Kitts starting earlier and more than double for upcoming year NEW YORK – St. Kitts is pleased to announce the expansion of United Airlines Saturday service between the airline’s New York/Newark gateway airport, Liberty International Airport (EWR) and St. Kitts. United will recommence service on November 19, 2016 and […]

Jamaica’s Small Inns Offer Visitors An Authentic Cultural Experience

Jamaica’s Small Inns Offer Visitors An Authentic Cultural Experience

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica– Visitors interested in an authentic cultural experience can visit Jamaica, one of the few destinations that offers a variety of small inns from luxury to budget-friendly properties. These properties thrive on their ability to make the guest experience as personalized as possible, with home-cooked meals, butler services and in-room spa treatments, ensuring […]

JetBlue Launches Mint Service To Grenada

JetBlue Launches Mint Service To Grenada

JetBlue Offering Mint Experience to Five Caribbean Destinations From New York-JFK  NEW YORK – JetBlue will offer its successful Mint premium service to Grenada starting in January 2017 and will become the fifth Mint market in the Caribbean region. Mint flights are on sale starting today and will operate seasonally on Saturdays between New York’s John F. Kennedy International […]

Business

Sandals Resorts Worldwide Rep Firm Names New CEO

Sandals Resorts Worldwide Rep Firm Names New CEO

MIAMI – Effective immediately, Tammy Gonzalez will become Chief Executive Officer of Unique Vacations Group, the worldwide representative of the brands of Sandals Resorts International. In this capacity, Gonzalez will continue to lead Unique Vacations, but with an expanded portfolio of direction and responsibility for all divisions of Unique Vacations Group. “I have worked alongside […]

Jamaican Entrepreneur Launches Land We Love E-Commerce Platform

Jamaican Entrepreneur Launches Land We Love E-Commerce Platform

 Jamaican Entrepreneur Jacques Graham Launches Global E-Commerce Platform To Coincide With Rio 2016 NEW YORK – Jamaican entrepreneur Jacques Graham, will officially launch his Jamaican Olympic gear website, LandWeLove.com in New York on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The New York launch is significant, as it coincides with the celebration of Jamaica’s 54th anniversary of independence and […]

How to spend less time on Social Media Marketing

How to spend less time on Social Media Marketing

By: Karen Vick SOUTH FLORIDA – We’ve talked about the importance of Social Media marketing; The importance of LinkedIn as a “starter” platform for diving into the Social Media waters; And in the previous post I shared one of my best resources for finding and curating valuable content to share. In this post, I will […]

Sports

New Dates For Capital One Orange Bowl College Football Playoff

New Dates For Capital One Orange Bowl College Football Playoff

Future Dates for College Football Playoff Semifinals at the Capital One Orange Bowl Have Been Revised SOUTH FLORIDA – The Orange Bowl Committee (OBC) announced that the dates for two College Football Playoff (CFP) Semifinals at the Capital One Orange Bowl have been revised. The Playoff Semifinal in 2018 will now be played Saturday, Dec. 29, […]

World-class Cricket Returns To Central Broward Regional Park

World-class Cricket Returns To Central Broward Regional Park

Tickets Still Available for Cricket Matches at Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium LAUDERHILL – World-class cricket returns to Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium in Lauderhill, which will host the 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League from Thursday, July 28th through Sunday, July 31st. The four-day event will include matches involving six teams: Barbados Tridents, Guyana […]

Fort Lauderdale Strikers To Play At Central Broward Regional Park

Fort Lauderdale Strikers To Play At Central Broward Regional Park

BROWARD COUNTY – Beginning in August 2016, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers will play all North American Soccer League (NASL) home matches at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida. The club has undertaken the move in order to enhance the fan experience and game-day amenities. Fort Lauderdale will open at Central Broward Regional Park on August 20 […]

More News

Forums Promote Better Relations Between Community and Police

Forums Promote Better Relations Between Community and Police

CommUNITY Town Hall Forums Promote Better Relations Between Community and Police SOUTH FLORIDA – In light of recent events, attorneys throughout the state of Florida and Nationwide have banded together in solidarity to develop solutions to promote better relations between the community and police and formed the LawyersMatter Task Force. As legal professionals LawyersMatter Task Force feel […]

Opinion – Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Opinion – Debbie Wasserman Schultz

By: Dahlia Walker-Huntington SOUTH FLORIDA – This United States general election is the most important in our lifetime. We have a clear choice: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. One person who is prepared and qualified to lead the greatest country in the world and another who is ignorant, ill-tempered answers off the cuff to important […]

St. Kitts’ Opposition Leader Questions Crime Plan Following Double Murder

St. Kitts’ Opposition Leader Questions Crime Plan Following Double Murder

BASSETERRE, ST. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has expressed shock following the double murder of two young men on Thursday night (July 21st) bringing to 19 the number of murders for 2016. “It brings into question the effectiveness of the plan by the […]

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns

Hillary Clinton Statement on the Resignation of Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz PHILADELPHIA  – Following today’s resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz from her role as Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton issued the following statement: “I want to thank my longtime friend Debbie Wasserman Schultz for her leadership of the Democratic National […]

Trinidad & Tobago Gearing up for Carnival 2017 with Band Launches

Trinidad & Tobago Gearing up for Carnival 2017 with Band Launches

Trinidad & Tobago Gearing Up For ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’ With Band Launches  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad –  In Trinidad & Tobago, there are two seasons – Carnival and getting ready for Carnival. Trinidad Carnival, the world’s largest street party, is already on the mind of revelers across the globe as the masquerade bands […]

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