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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

Wife Of Jamaica’s Prime Minister Pays Official Visit To Atlanta

Wife Of Jamaica’s Prime Minister Pays Official Visit To Atlanta

By Derrick Scott Washington, D.C. –  Mrs Juliette Holness, wife of Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Hon Andrew Holness will pay a three-day official visit to Atlanta, Georgia from August 12 – 15. Mrs Holness and her delegation will arrive on Friday, August 12 and will be met by a welcoming party headed by Jamaica’s Honorary Consul […]

Bahamas Named First “Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors”

Bahamas Named First “Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors”

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – The Bahamas continue to achieve monumental success and set historic records on the international front, this time being named the First “Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The announcement was made on July 26, at the 2016 EAA AirVenture Conference, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and accepted by representatives […]

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 […]

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

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay A Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts For Kids

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay A Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts For Kids

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay Cited Among Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts Where Kids Stay Free By U.S. News & World Report MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay has been named among the “Top 10 All-Inclusive Resorts Where Kids Stay Free” by U.S. News & World Report. “Making vacation dreams come true for families at a price they can afford […]

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 […]

Business

OneUnited Bank Launches #Bankblack Challenge

OneUnited Bank Launches #Bankblack Challenge

 OneUnited Bank Launches The National #Bankblack Challenge To Demonstrate Black Economic Power BOSTON– OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America and the first Black internet bank, is launching the national #BankBlack Challenge, designed to harness the economic power of the Black community focused on one clear financial message that #BlackMoneyMatters. The challenge: Participate in […]

South Florida PR Firm Signs Marriott Port-au-Prince, Haiti As A Client

South Florida PR Firm Signs Marriott Port-au-Prince, Haiti As A Client

FORT LAUDERDALE – SBPR Corp., a South Florida-based public relations agency specializing in travel and lifestyle communications, has signed the Marriott Port-au-Prince, Haiti to its client roster. SBPR will provide publicity and media relations services, as well as social media consultation in support of the hotel’s marketing initiatives targeting both business and leisure travel markets. The preeminent symbol of […]

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 […]

Sports

Former Miami Dolphins, Jason Taylor Joins Radio Broadcast Team

Former Miami Dolphins, Jason Taylor Joins Radio Broadcast Team

MIAMI – Former Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Taylor has joined the preseason radio broadcast team on WQAM as an analyst alongside Joe Rose and with Jimmy Cefalo handling the play-by-play duties. The news was announced on “The Audible,” the team’s new 30-minute produced show live streamed on Dolphins.com, the Dolphins app, Facebook Live and […]

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 […]

More News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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