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Mayors from throughout the Americas convene in Miami for Hemispheric forum
MIAMI – Mayors from throughout the United States, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean will gather in Miami from September 24-26, 2006 for the first Mayors Hemispheric Forum, hosted by City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.
The two day forum will allow an accomplished group of Mayors to share best practices, regional insight...Read More...
Caribbean American Congressional Candidate taps South Florida for support
MIRAMAR - Democratic Congressional Candidate from the 40TH District in Brooklyn, New York ,Yvette Clarke will be in South Florida this weekend for a fundraiser reception in her bid for a seat in Congress.
Clarke comes to South Florida because of the large Caribbean-American population to seek support.
Yvette Diane Clarke, born...Read More...
Applications are open for the GraceKennedy 2007 Jamaican Birthright Programme
KINGSTON, Jamaica - GraceKennedy is set to start accepting applications for the forth round of its GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme.
Introduced in December 2003, the Programme aims to deepen ties with second and third generation Jamaicans living in the United States, U.K. and Canada. This all expenses paid summer internship...Read More...
Couples Resorts Reach Out
OCHO RIOS, Jamaica – The Issa Trust Foundation, a non-profit organization formed by Couples Resorts to help Jamaican citizens and communities in need, has just completed their second successful medical mission.
A team of 15 volunteer doctors and nurses from the Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, traveled to Jamaica...Read More...
Foundations present Bahamas Ministry of Health with HIV/AIDS diagnosis equipment
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Lyford Cay Foundation in partnership with the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative has presented the Ministry of Health with diagnostic equipment that will keep The Bahamas in the forefront in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, Minister of Housing and National Insurance,...Read More...
Caribbean American news site nominated for Black Web Award
PEMBROKE PINES - SouthFloridaCaribbeanNews.com, has been nominated for a Black Web Award in the category of “Best Caribbean News and Politics Site” by visitors and an independent academy of judges.
SFCN was founded in December 2004 as a way to provide news and information to the growing Caribbean American community in South Florida.
Jamaica to host, ”Women Travel First Class Retreat”
MIAMI - Life Coach Lorna Owens brings her “Women Travel First Class Retreat” to Jamaica October 4-7, 2007. Women Travel First Class is a diverse group of international, professional women who will be coming to Jamaica to relax, rejuvenate and have fun, under the Theme “Welcome Home My Sister”.
Women Travel First Class Retreat...Read More...
Caribbean Mexico Cooperation
ST.LUCIA - Saint Lucians are among 198 Eastern Caribbean students pursuing studies in different specialities in Mexico.
This was revealed by His Excellency Mr. Sergio Saavedra Ambassador of Mexico to Saint Lucia , who said in the last two years several cooperation projects between the Caribbean and his country have been implemented...Read More...
Trinidad & Tobago assumes Presidency of The Summit of The Americas Process
Washington DC - Trinidad and Tobago assumed the Presidency of the Summit of the Americas Process on Wednesday, August 13, and will host the Fifth Summit in 2009. This is the first time that a CARICOM country has held the Presidency and a Summit will be held in the Caribbean.
The transfer of the Presidency from Argentina to Trinidad...Read More...
CARICOM region secures EU funding for disaster management
GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Caribbean Forum for African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries (CARIFORUM) has secured a grant of €3.4 million from the European Commission to support the Region’s disaster preparedness program.
The project will be executed by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA).
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