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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...
South Florida Residents Briefed about Jamaica’s National Debt Exchange (NDX) and its Implications
FT. LAUDERDALE - More than 200 Jamaicans residing in South Florida attended a special forum focusing on the National Debt Exchange (NDX) programme, implemented by the Government of Jamaica in February. Hosted by the JNBS Florida Representative Office, the event took place at the Sheraton Suites Hotel in Plantation Florida, on Saturday,...Read More...
Jamaica Women of Florida (JWOF) – dedicated to Jamaican women of all walks of life
SOUTH FLORIDA - An overwhelming crowd and exciting audience of peers and male supporters supported the official Launch of the newly formed not-for-profit organization, Jamaican Women of Florida, Inc., (JWOF) last Friday (Apr. 19) at a luncheon held at the Broward Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale.
“The best is yet to come”...Read More...
Invest Caribbean Now Urges Support For One Boston Fund
NEW YORK - Invest Caribbean Now officials are urging all Caribbean nationals and friends of the Caribbean to assist those who suffered from the Boston terror bombing on April 15th.
Felicia Persaud, the organizer of Invest Caribbean Now, said everyone should put the victims of the attack and Boston first. Invest Caribbean Now,...Read More...
Reggae Icon, Toots Hibbert Helps To Fight Cancer In Jamaica
New York - The Vincent HoSang Foundation (VHFF), a non for profit, US based origination that helps the less fortunate and provides scholarship and charitable assist for individuals and organizations in Jamaica and the Caribbean Diaspora is in a much better position today to execute its mandate, thanks to a generous donation from...Read More...
Olympic Champion And Grace Brand Ambassador Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Set To Ignite Penn Relays In Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – Olympic champion and Grace Foods Ambassador Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is set to ignite the track during the 119th staging of the Annual Penn Relays at Franklin Field, University of Pennsylvania, April 25-27, 2013.
The world’s fastest woman who is looking forward to another successful year will help to promote Grace...Read More...
Celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month at "EXPRESSIONS" Caribbean-American Exhibition
Lauderhill - Elizabeth Burns, an entrepreneur and community leader, Kicks off National Caribbean-American Heritage Month with another great showcase, “Expressions” Caribbean-
We know that when Elizabeth puts on an event it will be filled with fun and many great opportunities. She is the owner of Unique...Read More...
Food For The Poor is Proud to Partner with TOMS
COCONUT CREEK – Food For The Poor is proud to partner with TOMS to provide new shoes to children in some of the most impoverished areas of the Caribbean and Latin America.
Children were so excited at one of the initial shoe distributions in Honduras that they stormed the beach to help unload boxes of TOMS Shoes from boats that...Read More...
JNBS Celebrates Ten Years of Operation in South Florida
LAUDERHILL - The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), through its Florida Representative Office, will celebrate ten years of service to Jamaicans in Florida, at a church service, to be held at the Ascension Peace Presbyterian Church in Lauderhill, on Sunday, April 21.
Janice McIntosh, JNBS Chief Representative Officer, said...Read More...
A Candid Conversation on Education and Youth Violence in South Florida
MIAMI - L.E.A.D Nation (Leaders By Empowerment, Activists By Development) in partnership with Broward College and WEDR 99 Jamz will co-host the #IamCHANGE Youth TownHall on Friday, May 17th, 2013 from 7pm-9pm at Broward College – Judson A. Samuels Campus at 7200 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL.
A precursor to the annual South...Read More...
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