Local News

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Jamaican Scammers

Commentary With Winston Barnes: Jamaican Scammers

SOUTH FLORIDA – It was more intriguing than embarrassing to watch an episode of American greed which examined the Jamaican end of the age old lottery scam. The reporters actually went on raids with Jamaican police and filmed a number of people who might have been arrested. Over the last ten or so days we […]

Start The Process To Obtain U.S. Citizenship Today!

Start The Process To Obtain U.S. Citizenship Today!

Miramar Commissioner Barnes To Host Free Citizenship Drive, Saturday, September 24 MIRAMAR – Miramar Commissioner Winston F. Barnes will host a free Citizenship Drive on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 9AM to 1PM at the Youth Enrichment Center located at 7000 Miramar Parkway, Miramar.  This free event will assist individuals seeking U.S. citizenship.  As a U.S. citizen, […]

Support Team #DLIMERS2016 At 21st Race For The Cure

Support Team #DLIMERS2016 At 21st Race For The Cure

SOUTH FLORIDA – Are you ready for the 21st Anniversary of Race for the Cure on Saturday, October 15th? The team of Caribbean-Americans, #DLIMERS 2016 are and want you to be a part of their team for the annual Race for the cure taking place at Bayfront Park, Downtown Miami on Saturday, October 15th starting […]

National News

World Bank And Caribbean Export  Launch LINK-Caribbean

World Bank And Caribbean Export Launch LINK-Caribbean

Caribbean start-up, early-stage and growth businesses now have another means for raising capital with LINK-Caribbean.  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Today (Sept. 28) the World Bank Group together with the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched LINK-Caribbean, an investment facilitation program aimed at enabling early-stage Caribbean entrepreneurs to raise capital from private investors, particularly business angel […]

St Maarten To Host International Tech Conference

St Maarten To Host International Tech Conference

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) and the Internet Society (ISOC) will host an international tech conference called St Maarten On The Move in Philipsburg, from October 27 to 28. “St Maarten on the Move is a unique opportunity for open dialogue about the development of a free, open, stable and secure Internet in the Caribbean,” said Carlos Martinez, […]

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Talks Concerns For The Caribbean At UN

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Talks Concerns For The Caribbean At UN

NEW YORK – St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Harris. “Development goals, such as prosperity and partnership, are of particular concern for the Caribbean”.  Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris addressed the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, Saturday, September 24th, 2016. Dr. […]

Entertainment

Ubersoca Cruise Partners with GenerationX Mas Band For Miami Carnival

Ubersoca Cruise Partners with GenerationX Mas Band For Miami Carnival

Ubersoca Cruise Partners With GenerationX Mas Band For The Ultimate Miami Carnival Experience! SOUTH FLORIDA  – Miami Carnival is renowned for being one of the most sought after Carnival experiences in the world.  GenerationX, the largest mas band in Miami, has been an integral part of that experience for over 17 years. Ubersoca Cruise has […]

50 Favorite Jamaican Recipes Highlighted In New Jamaican Cookbook

50 Favorite Jamaican Recipes Highlighted In New Jamaican Cookbook

Learn how to cook delicious, authentic Jamaican food with this beautifully simple collection of traditional Jamaican recipes. SOUTH FLORIDA – The producers of Caribbean cooking show “Taste the Islands” have published their first cookbook, 50 Favorite Jamaican Recipes. 50 Favorite Jamaican Recipes is a curated collection of some of the island’s most popular traditional dishes made in […]

Miami Broward Carnival Celebrates Barbados 50

Miami Broward Carnival Celebrates Barbados 50

Miami Broward Carnival Celebrates Barbados 50 Years of Independence With A Fireside Chat With Bajan Chef Paul SOUTH FLORIDA – At age 16, Barbadian born Chef Paul migrated to South Florida for his culinary training at Johnson & Wales University, and received a Bachelors Of Science in Culinary arts. Youngest chef to manage the 5 […]

Travel

Caribbean Airlines Wins World Travel Award For 6th Consecutive Year

Caribbean Airlines Wins World Travel Award For 6th Consecutive Year

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago – Caribbean Airlines has for the sixth consecutive year, emerged as the “Caribbean’s Leading Airline” at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards™ 2016. The World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel tourism & hospitality industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand […]

Trinidad’s Las Cuevas Beach Honored with Blue Flag Certification

Trinidad’s Las Cuevas Beach Honored with Blue Flag Certification

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad –  For the third consecutive year, Trinidad & Tobago’s Las Cuevas Beach Facility has been recognized with Blue Flag Certification by the Blue Flag International Jury. The certification is awarded to beach and marina facilities that meet a strict criteria of water quality, environmental management, the provision of environmental education and […]

A One-of-a-Kind Christmas Celebration in Montserrat

A One-of-a-Kind Christmas Celebration in Montserrat

The Caribbean’s Emerald Isle Celebrates the Holidays with an Exuberant Month-Long Festival   BRADES, Montserrat – Music, creativity and talent come alive during Montserrat’s Festival, an annual carnival taking place Dec. 23, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017. The island’s biggest party of the year, Festival brings together visitors and locals alike in celebration of Christmas, […]

Business

Miami Dade College to Host Cybersecurity Conference CyberMiami

Miami Dade College to Host Cybersecurity Conference CyberMiami

Idea Center at Miami Dade College to Host Cybersecurity Conference CyberMiami MIAMI – The Idea Center at Miami Dade College (MDC), in collaboration with Tel Aviv University, will host CyberMiami, a one-day technology conference featuring cybersecurity experts from business, education, and intelligence fields. CyberMiami will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 9 a.m. at MDC’s Wolfson Campus  315 N.E. Second Ave. in downtown Miami. The […]

Black Homeownership Endangered Say Black Realtists

Black Homeownership Endangered Say Black Realtists

Washington, DC – An expert panel assembled by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) for its Issues Forum held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) 46TH Annual Legislative Conference cautioned that mortgage lending disparities coupled with public policies and inactions by governmental institutions conspire to impede the growth of Black homeownership. As […]

Jamaica Wins Big At 23rd Annual World Travel Awards

Jamaica Wins Big At 23rd Annual World Travel Awards

Minister Of Tourism for Jamaica, Hon. Edmund Bartlett Receives World Travel Award for Outstanding Services to Tourism OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – Jamaica captured the lion’s share of accolades in the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) for the Caribbean and North America and stamped its mark as the leading destination in the region. Jamaica’s Minister of […]

Sports

Miami HEAT returning to The Bahamas for Training Camp

Miami HEAT returning to The Bahamas for Training Camp

MIAMI–   The three-time NBA championship team the Miami HEAT will hold their training camp in The Bahamas for the second time in four years, the NBA team announced today, September 13, 2016. The camp, which will run from September 27 to October 1, 2016, will be held at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island. The […]

When Olympic athletes are Imported, we need full disclosure!

When Olympic athletes are Imported, we need full disclosure!

By: Dr. Marcia Magnus -SFLCN Commentator SOUTH FLORIDA – I heard a TV announcer say that at the Olympics all nations are equal.  Later, I saw a sign on the TV screen for an American athlete “Hometown: St. Petersburg FL”.  And that’s when I told myself, it’s time to write. All countries may be equal […]

Hotelier Hails Caribbean Olympians

Hotelier Hails Caribbean Olympians

ST. LUCIA – Olympians from, or connected to the Caribbean, are being lauded as ambassadors for their region by a leading Caribbean hotelier. “Allow us to join the legions of people congratulating you for your magnificent feats of physical and mental courage displayed for all the world to see at the Rio 2016 Olympics,” said Karolin […]

More News

Jill Stein, 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate, to Speak in Miami

Jill Stein, 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate, to Speak in Miami

Dr. Jill Stein, 2016 Green Party U.S. Presidential Candidate, to speak at Miami-Dade College Miami – On Friday, September 30th, 2016, U.S. Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein will be hosted at Miami Dade College to deliver a major keynote speech, highlighting the failure of Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates to seriously address economic, social, […]

Hillary for Florida Hosting National Voter Registration Day Events

Hillary for Florida Hosting National Voter Registration Day Events

Hillary for Florida to Host Over 300 Voter Registration Events on National Voter Registration Day FLORIDA – On Tuesday, September 27, Hillary for Florida will celebrate National Voter Registration Day by holding over 300 voter registration events across the Sunshine State. At these events, organizers and volunteers will register Floridians to ensure their voices heard ahead […]

World Tourism Day Message – Caribbean Hotel And Tourism Association

World Tourism Day Message – Caribbean Hotel And Tourism Association

MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is honored to support the theme and aims of World Tourism Day this year: “TOURISM FOR ALL – Promoting Universal Accessibility”. Most of our members have recognized the importance of ensuring their properties, facilities and offerings are accessible to all visitors regardless of their physical capacities. They […]

World Tourism Day Message By Caribbean Tourism Organization SG

World Tourism Day Message By Caribbean Tourism Organization SG

World Tourism Day Message By Hugh Riley, Secretary General Caribbean Tourism Organization – Sept. 27th BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –  The Caribbean Tourism Organization is pleased to join the international community of nations in celebrating World Tourism Day 2016. This year’s theme: ‘Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility’, reminds us of the need to ensure that all persons, including […]

Broward Supervisor of Elections Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Broward Supervisor of Elections Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

 Broward County –  On September 27, 2016, Broward County Supervisor of Elections celebrates National Voter Registration Day, the largest one-day effort to register voters in the US. More than 2,000 organizations across the country will join forces on September 27, 2016 to implement grassroots voter registration programs in an effort to ensure every eligible voter has […]

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