Local News

City of Miami Gardens to Host the Annual Science and Engineering Fair

City of Miami Gardens to Host the Annual Science and Engineering Fair

MIAMI GARDENS – City of Miami Gardens will host their 4th Annual Science and Engineering Fair.  The event, committed to increasing our youth’s reliance on science, is the brain trust of Councilman David Williams Jr., and has become one of the beacon projects in the community.  This year, the Science and Engineering Fair is presented in […]

Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness to Share Welcome Remarks at World AIDS Day Event at Dillard High School

Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness to Share Welcome Remarks at World AIDS Day Event at Dillard High School

BROWARD COUNTY – On Monday, December 1, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Commissioner Holness will provide welcome remarks World AIDS Day Community Event titled “It Takes a Village to Stop HIV: World AIDS Day Community Cookout” at Dillard High School, located at 2501 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale. This family friendly event is open […]

Give Miami Day is almost here!

Give Miami Day is almost here!

On November 20,  24 hours to click, donate and join the Give Miami Day movement! MIAMI – More than 520 local nonprofits will have profiles on givemiamiday.org, allowing you to see their mission, work and impact.  Support the causes most important to you by making a charitable donation. The Miami Foundation, Knight Foundation and our partners will maximize the community’s generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation between $25 and $10,000. Get in on the excitement!  November 20, 2014, 24 hoursgivemiamiday.org You may also join us for […]

National News

CAIPA and Caribbean Export focus on implementing a Regional Investment Promotion Strategy

CAIPA and Caribbean Export focus on implementing a Regional Investment Promotion Strategy

Bridgetown, Barbados -The second edition of the Regional Investor of the Year Award was held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic on 17 November 2014 before a host of invited guests, including representatives from the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA).  The event, part of the 5th Annual […]

T&T’s AG Anand Ramlogan elected Deputy Chair of Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)

T&T’s AG Anand Ramlogan elected Deputy Chair of Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Attorney General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Senator the Honourable Anand Ramlogan SC, was today (Nov. 26th) elected deputy chair of the influential Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) at the plenary session in El Salvador. The Attorney General Martinez Gonzalez of El Salvador assumed the Chairmanship of […]

Caribbean Assoc. of Banks Conference provides forum to plan for success in a changing economic environment

Caribbean Assoc. of Banks Conference provides forum to plan for success in a changing economic environment

CASTRIES, St. Lucia -The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) successfully completed its 41st Conference and Annual General Meeting in Grenada from November 12-15th.  As a primary objective, CAB provides a forum that enables members to solve their common challenges through understanding, education and co-operation.  The conference, held under the theme – “The Changing Face of Caribbean Banking,” was […]

Entertainment

Bob Marley Foundation partners with JAMPRO for Jamaica Film Festival 2015

Bob Marley Foundation partners with JAMPRO for Jamaica Film Festival 2015

Kingston, Jamaica –  The Bob Marley Foundation has agreed to partner with Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) to provide support for the Jamaica Film Festival that will be held in 2015. The announcement was made at a press conference yesterday, November 26, at the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce by The Honourable G. Anthony Hylton. Founded […]

Inspirational Jamaican movie, “The Gift Everlasting” ready for South Florida premiere

Inspirational Jamaican movie, “The Gift Everlasting” ready for South Florida premiere

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica’s second faith-based full length film, The Gift Everlasting, which recently premiered to a standing room only crowd in Kingston, Jamaica, is scheduled to premiere in South Florida at various venues from Friday, December 12 to Sunday, December 14, 2014. Following on the success of their first faith-based movie, Just Another Friday, […]

Miami Reggae Superstar Shifta Collabs with Japan Platinum Artist Che’Nelle

Miami Reggae Superstar Shifta Collabs with Japan Platinum Artist Che’Nelle

MIAMI – Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the“Do You Wanna” Single by Shifta, featuring Che’Nelle. A dynamic talent laced with a unique style, magnetic presence and rich cultural background, Shifta is an artist that cannot go unnoticed. Widely recognized and rated internationally for his lyrical versatility, intoxicating charisma, electrifying music videos and […]

Travel

10 Reasons Why Tiny Tobago Shows Tourists The Real Caribbean

10 Reasons Why Tiny Tobago Shows Tourists The Real Caribbean

TOBAGO – Highlighting what the island has to offer in terms of culture, food, wildlife and nature, the Tobago travel guide now offers a leading resource for travellers wanting to discover what the real Caribbean has to offer beyond the region’s legendary beaches. Responsibletravel.com managing director, Justin Francis, says “Despite its size Tobago is setting a real […]

Jamaica’s Tourism Outlook Seminar 2014 Hailed as a Tremendous Success

Jamaica’s Tourism Outlook Seminar 2014 Hailed as a Tremendous Success

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – After several riveting presentations by an impressive cadre of local, regional and international experts, the 6th staging of the Tourism Outlook Seminar (TOS 2014) has been hailed by participants as a tremendous success. The seminar was hosted by Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and the […]

Jamaica Offers A Wide Array Of Bridal Packages To Satisfy Your Dream Wedding

Jamaica Offers A Wide Array Of Bridal Packages To Satisfy Your Dream Wedding

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Dreaming of exchanging your vows on a white sand beach, or a cliff overlooking turquoise waters, or perhaps in an exotic garden? Then visit Jamaica and experience the ideal tropical portal to your ‘happily ever after’.  Ranked as one of the top wedding destinations, Jamaica’s bridal offerings continue to grow with a […]

Business

JN Money Transfer ‘It’s Love Well Sent’ Ad  Impacting people via Social Media

JN Money Transfer ‘It’s Love Well Sent’ Ad Impacting people via Social Media

LAUDERDALE LAKES – The recently launched JN Money Services ‘It’s Love Well Sent’ advertising campaign has been making waves, particularly on social media, with many persons rating the advertisement as being “impacting.” The ‘It’s Love Well Sent’ advert was first aired in November on local television; and later premiered on social media, with a steady […]

The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Launches ‘Baha Mar Nation’ Recruitment Campaign

The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Launches ‘Baha Mar Nation’ Recruitment Campaign

NASSAU, The Bahamas – On Tuesday, November 17th Baha Mar launched its new employee recruitment advertising campaign: ‘Baha Mar Nation’. During the past two years, the $3.5 billion luxury resort has been actively seeking out and recruiting the best and brightest Bahamians both in The Bahamas and abroad, resulting in outreach to over 10,000 students […]

Cable & Wireless Acquisition Ignites Monopoly Fears in the Caribbean

Cable & Wireless Acquisition Ignites Monopoly Fears in the Caribbean

US$3B Deal to Acquire Columbus Raises Concerns, Highlights Vulnerabilities in Caribbean Telecom Sector by Bevil Wooding CORAL GABLES – When Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) announced an agreement to acquire Columbus International, news of the deal sparked widespread concerns about the impact of reduced competition on consumer pricing, infrastructure investment and wider economic development in the Caribbean. […]

Sports

Grenada’s Minister of Sports congratulates Kirani James “Top sportsman in the Caribbean”

Grenada’s Minister of Sports congratulates Kirani James “Top sportsman in the Caribbean”

ST. ANDREW, GRENADA – Grenada’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Emmalin Pierre, extends congratulations Kirani James on being voted the top sportsman in the Caribbean across sporting disciplines by the Caribbean Sports Journalists Association. Kirani has won gold medals in the Olympic, IAAF and Commonwealth Games 400 meter championships among many other 400 metre […]

Canadian sprinters head for warm St. Kitts to train for Pan Am Games

Canadian sprinters head for warm St. Kitts to train for Pan Am Games

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Canadian sprinters will be heading to St. Kitts after a plan to redevelop Toronto’s Track and Field Centre for the Pan Am Games was scrapped, leaving Canada’s top sprinters outraged. The group is leaving for a warm-weather camp in Basseterre, St. Kitts on November 20th. Senior Sports Officer in the St. Kitts […]

Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter, Sanya Richards-Ross Trains Over 200 Students At Miramar’s Ansin Sports Complex

Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter, Sanya Richards-Ross Trains Over 200 Students At Miramar’s Ansin Sports Complex

MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar’s Ansin Sports Complex played host to Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter and American Record Holder Sanya Richards-Ross’ clinic last Saturday, November 8, 2014. Over 200 students from both group categories of 7 – 14 and 15 – 18 attended the sessions along with parents and coaches to hear tips about […]

More News

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Grand Jury Decision in the Michael Brown Case

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Grand Jury Decision in the Michael Brown Case

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement following the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case: “I am left numbed and saddened by the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.  How many more young black men will […]

Attorney General Holder’s Statement On The Conclusion Of The Grand Jury Proceeding In The Shooting Of Michael Brown

Attorney General Holder’s Statement On The Conclusion Of The Grand Jury Proceeding In The Shooting Of Michael Brown

WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Monday (Nov. 24)  regarding the conclusion of the St. Louis County grand jury proceeding in the shooting of Michael Brown: “While the grand jury proceeding in St. Louis County has concluded, the Justice Department’s investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown remains ongoing.  Though we have shared […]

Caribbean Bar Association Applauds Executive Action On Immigration

Caribbean Bar Association Applauds Executive Action On Immigration

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Caribbean Bar Association has issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration: The executive action regarding immigration, announced by President Barack Obama on November 20, 2014, offers significant relief for a large number of immigrants across the country, including many in the Caribbean-American community.   It is well known […]

Jamaica’s Liberty Academy doubling capacity

Jamaica’s Liberty Academy doubling capacity

Third of mixed school’s population will be special needs students after expansion Kingston, Jamaica – Liberty Academy will more than double its cohort of students with special needs come early next year. This will increase the proportion of students with special needs educated in the same school with typically developing children to one-third of the population. […]

South Miami-Dade Alphas and UM AKAs Package Hope Totes for the Homeless

South Miami-Dade Alphas and UM AKAs Package Hope Totes for the Homeless

MIAMI – Alpha Brothers from South Miami partnered with the ladies of the Iota Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated to create hope totes for homeless residents of Miami-Dade County. The totes consisted of toilet paper, hair combs, hair brushes, toothbrushes and paste, soap, sanitary wipes, disposable razors, shaving cream, body wash, deodorant, […]

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