Local News

Cancellation Of Wet Foot/Dry Foot Hurts Not Just Cuban Families

Cancellation Of Wet Foot/Dry Foot Hurts Not Just Cuban Families

MIAMI – In response to the recent announcement by President Obama to end the “wet foot/dry foot policy, Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director at the Florida Immigrant Coalition stated: “We are concerned about President Obama’s move to cancel the “wet foot/dry foot” policy. While the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC)  has been critical of the unequal treatment […]

Celebrate MLK Day Of Service With HM&B

Celebrate MLK Day Of Service With HM&B

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Day Of Service At Brownsville Middle School In Miami MIAMI  –  In commemoration of the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP (HM&B ) in collaboration with other external community partners are organizing beautification and landscaping projects at […]

Candlelight Vigil in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Candlelight Vigil in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

North Miami’s University Relations Board Hosts Annual Commemorative Event North Miami –The City of North Miami and its University Relations Board will host a Candlelight Vigil to honor the work and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Candlelight Vigil in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 […]

National News

Jamaica To Host United Nations World Tourism Conference In November

Jamaica To Host United Nations World Tourism Conference In November

Minister Bartlett Signs Agreement for Jamaica to host UNWTO Conference in November KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett today (January 16, 2017)  signed an agreement at the Palacio Neptuno in Spain, to host a major global conference to commemorate the 2017 United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) International Year of Sustainable Tourism for […]

St. Kitts Government Looking After Their Own Interests Says Opposition

St. Kitts Government Looking After Their Own Interests Says Opposition

Tim Harris Government looking after their own interests BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Leader of the Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis, the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas says there will be robust opposition to the plan by ministers in the Team Unity Government of Prime Minister  Dr. Timothy Harris to look after their own […]

Quotable Caribbean – January 15, 2017

Quotable Caribbean – January 15, 2017

“Saving a life is a lot more important than putting a price on a life.” – Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, Senior Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Health City Cayman Islands “We were going to the States (for hospital care but) when they sent the quotations it was very overwhelming. We got very worried because we had to save […]

Entertainment

Miss Universe Jamaica 2016 – Ready to Take on the World

Miss Universe Jamaica 2016 – Ready to Take on the World

Isabel Dalley To Represent Jamaica At The Miss Universe Pageant FT. LAUDERDALE – The reigning Miss Universe Jamaica Isabel Dalley is no ordinary beauty queen. The 6’2”, 19-year-old, loves life in the fast lane. Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Isabel enjoys modeling, playing football, scuba diving and driving fast cars. The eldest of three children, she was […]

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 ‘Watershed’ Tour In South Florida

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 ‘Watershed’ Tour In South Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA – Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics will take his Watershed Tour to South Florida for four performances, on January 20, 21, 22 and 23,  2017. The tour will kick off on Friday January 20 at Da Real Ting Café in Jacksonville, Saturday January 21 at the Ginger Bay Café in Hollywood […]

Soca Star Rupee Signed To Major U.S. Label, ULTRA Music

Soca Star Rupee Signed To Major U.S. Label, ULTRA Music

Rupee Has Been Signed to International Label, ULTRA Music, Signaling Major Possibilities for Soca Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – A major international deal has been signed, the likes of which, could propel the Soca music genre to higher heights, sooner than may have been expected. Ultra Music- the North American electronic music record label, which comprises Ultra […]

Travel

Kingston City Run Puts Jamaica’s Capital in the Spotlight

Kingston City Run Puts Jamaica’s Capital in the Spotlight

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded Kingston City Run Marathon as a unique event which highlights Kingston, Jamaica as an ideal tourist destination to thousands each year. While at the launch of the Kingston City Run at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, the Minister shared that “the event is a […]

Vogue Names Trinidad and Tobago One of the Top Travel Destinations in 2017

Vogue Names Trinidad and Tobago One of the Top Travel Destinations in 2017

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Vogue Magazine has named Trinidad and Tobago one of the 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017. The US-based international fashion and lifestyle magazine published the article written by Jen Murphy on its website on December 30th 2016. The article lauded the destination’s “mix of wild nature and distinct culture,” calling it […]

Antigua And Barbuda Close 2016 With 100,000 US Visitors

Antigua And Barbuda Close 2016 With 100,000 US Visitors

Antigua And Barbuda Close 2016 On A High, Celebrating 100,000th US Visitor Arrival ANTIGUA – Antigua and Barbuda has ended 2016 on a high note by celebrating the arrival of the 100,000th US Visitor in the year, for the first time in recorded arrivals history. This milestone is a crowning achievement in a banner year for […]

Business

6 Steps to Improve Your Google Ranking

6 Steps to Improve Your Google Ranking

The more we understand how search engine algorithms work and apply to our websites, the more likely we are to improve our ranking results on Google, Bing & more  Vitor Silva FORT LAUDERDALE – Imagine what the internet would look like without Google, Yahoo, Bing or other similar sites. Widely known as search engines, such tools […]

World Bank Appoints Chief Economist For Latin America And Caribbean

World Bank Appoints Chief Economist For Latin America And Caribbean

Carlos Végh, New World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean  WASHINGTON, DC– Carlos Végh, a Uruguayan national, is the new World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean. Végh will oversee a team of economists charged with providing intellectual leadership, economic analysis, and advice on the development issues facing Latin America […]

Taste the Islands Season 2 Looks Awesome!

Taste the Islands Season 2 Looks Awesome!

Taste the Islands Season 2 Looks Awesome! (But You May Never See It) Fort Lauderdale  – Public television’s Caribbean culinary series “Taste the Islands” is slated for a June 2017 release, and thanks to the show’s Season 2 underwriting partners – Barbados, Grace Foods, Lakay Foods, Caribbean Airlines and Wright Style Clothing, production has been […]

Sports

Amateur Swimming Association Of Jamaica Prepares For 2017 Season

Amateur Swimming Association Of Jamaica Prepares For 2017 Season

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Buoyed by the sensational performances of their swimmers over the past year, the Amateur Swimming Association Of Jamaica (ASAJ) is wasting no time in preparing their National and Developments Squad swimmers for the 2017 season. Having enjoyed arguably the best year ever in International Swimming at both the Age Group and Senior […]

Hero CPL Cricket Tournament Boosted Lauderhill Economy By $12.5m

Hero CPL Cricket Tournament Boosted Lauderhill Economy By $12.5m

LAUDERHILL – The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) continued its upward trajectory in 2016 with the world’s fastest growing T20 cricket tournament. The cricket tournament is contributing a significant economic boost of over USD $102,670,565 across each of the seven host territories, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago […]

Miami Dolphins Nominate Mike Pouncey as 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Candidate

Miami Dolphins Nominate Mike Pouncey as 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Candidate

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Miami Dolphins have nominated Mike Pouncey as its 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year candidate. Pouncey has been an excellent asset to the Miami Dolphins organization, both on the field and in the community, since he arrived as the team’s first-round draft pick in 2011. Now in his sixth […]

More News

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Offers GPS-Like Technology During Cardiac Procedures

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Offers GPS-Like Technology During Cardiac Procedures

Nicklaus Children’s Becomes First Pediatric Facility in Southeast – and Second in the World- to Use GPS-Like Technology During Cardiac Procedures MIAMI – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the second pediatric facility in the world to use new medical technology in cardiac procedures that is similar to global positioning systems (GPS) that motorists use to determine […]

Global & International Issues Will Impact St. Kitts and Nevis

Global & International Issues Will Impact St. Kitts and Nevis

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS –  A one-hour radio call in programme “Ask the Leader” which debuted on 102.5 Kyss FM Tuesday (January 10th) morning is to generate the views, suggestions, ideas on the policies and programmes of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) framed in opposition but to be quickly implemented in Government. National Political Leader […]

Presidential Proclamation: Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2017

Presidential Proclamation: Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2017

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his dream with the world atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, he gave mighty voice to our founding ideals. Few could have imagined that nearly half a century later, his iconic profile would forever […]

SEIU Asking For Same Treatment For Haitians As Cubans

SEIU Asking For Same Treatment For Haitians As Cubans

SEIU Response to President Obama Ending the “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” Policy for Cubans, While Letting TPS Expire for Haitian Immigrants  MIAMI – On Thursday, January 12th, the Obama administration announced the end of the “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allows Cubans who reach the U.S. to become legal residents. This comes amidst the backdrop […]

Rep. Frederica Wilson on the Anniversary of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

Rep. Frederica Wilson on the Anniversary of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the seventh anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010: “January 12, 2010, is a day that Haiti and the world will never forget. It is indelibly etched in our hearts and minds as the day when Haiti faced […]

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