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Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, P.J. Patterson to be Honored by COJO
NEW YORK – Former Prime Minister of Jamaica,P.J. Patterson and corporate giant J. Wray and Nephew Limited will be honored by COJO during the its Scholarship Luncheon and Awards, to be held at the Spanish Court Hotel on Wednesday, May 22 at 12:30 pm.
Mr. Patterson and Wray and Nephew will be recognized by the New York based...Read More...
Maximising the Value of the Diaspora to Jamaica’s Sustainable Development
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Jamaicans in the Diaspora are of strategic importance to Jamaica in its quest for sustainable development; and the major indicators of its value in this process are: remittances which represent 17% of GDP, and tourists which is some 11-15% of overall visitors.
That, according to the Jamaica Diaspora Institute...Read More...
Victoria Mutual Florida Rep. Office Hosts Real Estate, Mortgage & Trade Expo
SOUTH FLORIDA - Jamaicans from across South Florida will once again be converging on the Ramada Hotel in West Palm Beach on Wednesday, May 22, and the Renaissance Hotel in Plantation on Thursday, May 24, 2013, for this year's Victoria Mutual Real Estate, Mortgage & Trade Expo.
The event will connect potential investors and home...Read More...
Commissioner Jean Monestime Applauds Work of U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson on Her Push for Immigration Reform
MIAMI – Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, commends U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson for her continued leadership on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform and for organizing a forum on the subject in North Miami on Monday, May 13, 2013.
“Representative Wilson is one of our community’s strongest advocates in Washington....Read More...
Caribbean leaders to meet US Vice President Biden
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is expected to be among regional leaders to meet with United States Vice President, the Hon. Joseph Biden in Trinidad and Tobago later this month.
Mr. Biden announced Wednesday that he will visit Trinidad and Tobago during the week of May 26 as part of...Read More...
Western Union Trains 124 Jamaican Schools To Identify Special Needs
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Primary School Teachers from three parishes across Jamaica are to benefit from expert training in Special Needs detection. Representatives from the 124 institutions from the parishes of St. James, St. Catherine and St. Andrew will be taught to identify particular education impediments resulting from learning...Read More...
2013 Diaspora Conference Discussions to move Jamaica Forward
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The 2013 Biennial Diaspora Conference, to take place in Montego Bay, June 16-19, under the theme, “A Nation on a Mission: Jamaica-Diaspora Partnerships for Development,” was highlighted at a recent forum in Miami as one of the events to foster discussions, which can assist Jamaica to achieve its development...Read More...
Capt. Barrington Irving launches “Read & Soar” program
FT. LAUDERDALE - World renowned aviator, Jamaican born, Captain Barrington Irving visited Broward County’s African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) on Monday, April 29, where he shared information about the Library’s upcoming six-week summer program “Read & Soar” in collaboration with the Broward County...Read More...
Caribbean-Americans In South Florida Among Legacy Magazine's 50 Most Powerful African Americans
MIAMI – Legacy Magazine and Publisher Dexter Bridgeman salute 50 of South Florida’s most powerful Black businessmen and women May 17th and 18th during a specially crafted ‘staycation’ weekend networking getaway at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Weston, Florida.
The weekend is designed to be a break from the typical awards ceremonies...Read More...
Caribbean Bar Association (CBA) & City of Miramar Hosts Immigration Town Hall Meeting
MIRAMAR - On Thursday, May 9, 2013, 6-8pm, the Caribbean Bar Association, in collaboration with Commissioner Wayne Messam of the City of Miramar will host a Community Town Hall Briefing at the City of Miramar City Hall Chambers, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar to educate the community about the impending legislation on immigration reform...Read More...
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