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Guyanese Celebrate Golden Jubilee In Florida

Guyanese Celebrate Golden Jubilee In Florida

Guyana’s Minister Of State Joseph Harmon Invites Guyanese Nationals To Be Part Of Renaissance FT. LAUDERDALE – More than 300 Guyanese from around the State of Florida gathered in Ft. Lauderdale on Saturday, April 30th for Guyana’s 50th Golden Jubilee Gala. Guyanese Nationals were invited to be part of their homeland’s renaissance which has occasioned the […]

South Florida’s Caribbean American Community Honors Their Own

South Florida’s Caribbean American Community Honors Their Own

SOUTH FLORIDA – South Florida’s  Caribbean American community and friends will come together on June 18, 2016 for the 2nd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards & Recognition Banquet & Gala at The Lauderhill Performing Arts Center in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month.. The Caribbean American Heritage Awards & Recognition Banquet & Gala will feature a […]

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Sons And Mothers

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Sons And Mothers

SOUTH FLORIDA – Over the years I have harped about the relationship or lack thereof, between fathers and their daughters. Well, thanks to callers to our Open Line program (WAVS 1170 AM) , it is time to examine the Son – Mother relationship. I submit that we take the cue offered by two of our […]

National News

World Bank Group to Deepen Engagement with Guyana

World Bank Group to Deepen Engagement with Guyana

WASHINGTON – The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors discussed a new country engagement note for Guyana for the next two years to strengthen climate resilience, improve education quality and lay the ground for private sector development. “We must ensure that we make the very best choices possible to take advantage of our natural […]

St. Kitts and Nevis PM In D.C. For Energy Summit

St. Kitts and Nevis PM In D.C. For Energy Summit

St. Kitts and Nevis delegation to attend the U.S.-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit  BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris is in Washington, DC today (May 2), for the U.S.-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit. Dr. Harris is leading a delegation that includes the Cabinet Secretary, Mrs. Josephine Huggins; the Minister of Energy […]

Jamaica and Cuba to sign multi-destination agreement

Jamaica and Cuba to sign multi-destination agreement

Montego Bay, Jamaica – Jamaica and Cuba will sign an agreement this week, May 2nd for multi-destination tourism between the two countries. Jamaica’s minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett announced at the opening of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) this evening that he and his Cuban counterpart will sign the agreement on Friday of this week. […]

Entertainment

VP Records Drops Dennis Brown Tribute Album June 3rd

VP Records Drops Dennis Brown Tribute Album June 3rd

VP Records Remembers Dennis Brown “The Crown Prince Of Reggae” NEW YORK – Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis Brown began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and released more than 75 albums during his all too short […]

City of Miramar Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month

City of Miramar Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month

Haitian Heritage Celebration Hosted By Miramar Mayor Messam, Commissioner Riggs And Consulate General Of The Republic In Haiti In Miami MIRAMAR – In recognition of Haitian Heritage Month Miramar Mayor, Wayne Messam and Commissioner Darline B. Riggs will jointly host a reception with the Consulate General of the Republic in Haiti in Miami on Monday, May […]

Reggae Crooner Beres Hammond Back For More at Broward Center

Reggae Crooner Beres Hammond Back For More at Broward Center

King Of Lovers Rock Beres Hammond Will Make Summer Sizzle At The Broward Center For The Performing Arts FORT LAUDERDALE – Known as the “Otis Redding of Reggae” for his soulful vibe and smoky-sweet, bourbon-on-the-rocks vocals, Beres Hammond returns to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, July 23 at […]

Travel

Surinam Airways Adds 3rd Weekly Flight from Miami to Guyana

Surinam Airways Adds 3rd Weekly Flight from Miami to Guyana

MIAMI – Surinam Airways announced today (May 4) the introduction of a third flight weekly to Georgetown, Guyana beginning May 12. Henk Fitz-jim, Surinam Airways North America manager said that the flight will be a permanent fixture on the airline’s scheduled service to Guyana and is in response to the growing demand by the Guyanese American community as well […]

Air Canada launches new flights between Toronto and Trinidad

Air Canada launches new flights between Toronto and Trinidad

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad–Air Canada has announced that its subsidiary, Air Canada rouge will be launching new flights between Toronto and Trinidad during the 2016/2017 winter season in an effort to solidify its position in the Canadian leisure market. The new Trinidad and Tobago flights are expected to begin on December 21, 2016, subject to government approval, […]

Jamaica’s Timeshare Legislation Takes Effect 

Jamaica’s Timeshare Legislation Takes Effect 

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica –  Efforts to further diversify Jamaica’s tourism product have been significantly boosted with the introduction of Timeshare legislation. The Timeshare Vacations Act officially took effect on May 1, 2016 providing unique opportunities for developers and buyers alike. The announcement was made by Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett during the Opening Ceremony of the […]

Business

Expedia Saw Increased Travel Demand For Jamaica in 2015

Expedia Saw Increased Travel Demand For Jamaica in 2015

Expedia Group Announces Increase in Travel Demand for Jamaica in 2015 Kingston, Jamaica – Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies, reported today that travel demand to Jamaica on all Expedia sites grew nearly 20 percent in 2015 when compared to 2014. Package bookings, transactions that combine components like flights and hotel, continue […]

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Reigns Supreme At Penn Relays

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Reigns Supreme At Penn Relays

Caribbean-Owned Franchise a Hit During Penn Relay Carnival PHILADELPHIA – Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, among the fastest growing privately-owned food franchises in the U.S. known for its signature golden crust patties and other Caribbean culinary delights, was a hit during the 122nd staging of the Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. Fans […]

Caribbean, Latin American Tech Experts Gather In Cuba

Caribbean, Latin American Tech Experts Gather In Cuba

Caribbean, Latin American tech experts gather in Cuba as LACNIC 25 opens in Havana HAVANA, Cuba – This week, Cuba is the tech capital of the region from May 2 to 6, as some 700 technology experts and professionals from across the region gather in western Havana for the annual meeting of the Internet Registry for Latin America […]

Sports

Jamaica’s Top Squash Player Chris Binnie Improves In Global Ranking

Jamaica’s Top Squash Player Chris Binnie Improves In Global Ranking

KINGSTON, Jamaica – After becoming one of the top 100 squash players in the world last year, Jamaica’s top squash player, Chris Binnie is now focused on reaching the top 50. Jamaica’s top ranked squash player, Binnie, improved his ranking to 89 in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) rating of the world’s best players as of […]

Jamaica To Host Inaugural Track And Field Grand Prix

Jamaica To Host Inaugural Track And Field Grand Prix

Racers Track Club, The Vision : “The Number One Track Club in the World” KINGSTON, Jamaica – As Jamaica’s Racers Track Club burnishes its image and its vision as the “Number One Track Club in the World,” the Hon. Glen Mills, OJ, President of the Club, welcomes the opportunity to host the inaugural Racers Grand Prix, scheduled […]

It’s All Systems Go For Team Jamaica Bickle At Penn Relays

It’s All Systems Go For Team Jamaica Bickle At Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA – From the administrative team to the drivers, to the tent crew, it’s all systems go for Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) at the upcoming Penn Relays. Months of planning and numerous events have finally culminated in the three days for which they were intended. The Penn Relays will kick off at April 28-30, at Franklin Field, […]

More News

Chairman Monestime kicks off Haitian Heritage Cultural Month 2016

Chairman Monestime kicks off Haitian Heritage Cultural Month 2016

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime is inviting the community to experience the magic of Haitian culture, art, music and food by participating in the County’s 16th annual celebration of Haitian Heritage Cultural Month. “Haitian Heritage Cultural Month is a wonderful opportunity for residents of every nationality and background to come and experience the […]

Reggae Fusion Artiste and Producer Join Forces 

Reggae Fusion Artiste and Producer Join Forces 

Reggae Fusion Artiste and International Producer Join Forces on Upcoming EP and Album SOUTH FLORIDA – International music producer, EchoSlim, is set to produce Reggae fusion artiste, Nelson Serieux’s, upcoming EP and album, entitled The Awakening and The Renaissance respectively. These collaborative projects come on the heels of the duo’s first joint performance at Florida […]

Celebrate, and Pay Tribute to a Caribbean Icon, Miss Lou

Celebrate, and Pay Tribute to a Caribbean Icon, Miss Lou

“Miss Lou In Color” In celebration for Caribbean Heritage Month SOUTH FLORIDA – Déjà Vu Theatre Productions, Inc. is producing a tribute to a Caribbean icon—the Honorable Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou), a woman who inspired many Caribbean poets to follow in her footsteps. Miss Lou did not waver when she was told, “You can’t […]

Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean

Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean

By Jorge Familiar, World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean KINGSTON, Jamaica – While challenges remain, five months after the historic climate agreement in Paris, they remain committed to save energy and invest in renewables.  Caribbean countries have quietly started a green revolution and are now leading the way for other small […]

4th Annual Taste of Haiti Expects Larger, More Diverse Crowd

4th Annual Taste of Haiti Expects Larger, More Diverse Crowd

NORTH MIAMI – Haitian gastronomy and culture will be spotlighted and celebrated at the Taste of Haiti Festival, which will take over the plaza at the Museum of Contemporary Arts (MOCA) in North Miami on Saturday, May 14. Now in its fourth year, the Taste of Haiti festival has grown larger in just a short […]

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