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Caribbean American women among nominees for annual Women’s Power Caucus Awards
MIAMI - The long awaited list of nominees for the Quiet Storm Awards at the 5th Annual Women’s Power Caucus (WPC) hosted by IN FOCUS Magazine is in!
The Annual Women's Power Caucus will be held on August 24 and 25 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort and will feature numerouse events ranging from an Executive Fashion showcase...Read More...
Order of Jamaica given to three outstanding Jamaicans
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Three outstanding Jamaicans were conferred with the Order of Jamaica (OJ) on Tuesday, July 24, by the Governor-General, His Excellency, the Most Honourable Professor Kenneth Hall, at King's House.
Two church leaders - Reverend the Hon. Carmen Stewart, Custos of St. Andrew, and Reverend the Hon. Canon Weeville...Read More...
Jamaican appointed Justice of the Peace in Toronto
TORONTO, Canada - Jamaican-born Sylvia Hudson is one of nine new Justices of the Peace (JP) appointed recently to the Ontario Court of Justice by the province's Attorney General Michael Bryant.
Ms. Hudson, who was a police officer in Jamaica prior to migrating to Canada in 1977, previously served as Vice-Chair of Outreach and...Read More...
Jamaican Hiring Jamaican! John Beckford joins South Florida Staffing Company
FT. LAUDERDALE - Jamaican Staffing Specialist John G. Beckford, CPC, CTS, CSP, has been hired by Employment Resources, Inc., a Staffing Services company celebrating 15-years in business.
CEO and President , Marcia McPherson, has appointed Mr. Beckford to Vice President, Client Services and Operations. “John brings over 22 years...Read More...
Caribbean-American, Barrington Irving completes world record solo flight
OPA-LOCKA - Barrington Irving arrived in Opa Locka in his single-engine plane Wednesday, June 27 around 10:30am after completing a three-month, around-the-world trip and became the first black person to fly around the world alone.
"I'm home," Irving, 23, said as the hundreds of fans who saw him land at Opa-locka airport exploded...Read More...
Jamaican Author/Poet selected for prestigious International Writing Program in US
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican author and poet, Kei Miller has been selected as one of 17 persons worldwide to participate in the prestigious International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa in the United States.
Kei’s nomination for the program was advanced through the Cultural Affairs Section in the Office of Public...Read More...
Caribbean-American launches Talk Show on Comcast Cable Network
FORT LAUDERDALE – Maxine J. Tulloch, Publisher and CEO of APM Consultants, Inc., and a well-respected veteran of Public Relations/Marketing and Media in South Florida has launched a talk Show, “The Maxine Tulloch Show” on Comcast cable. “The Maxine Tulloch Show” airs Saturday mornings on Comcast Cable at 10 am and is...Read More...
Caribbean-American to run for State House Of Representatives, District 94
FT. LAUDERDALE - Eric J. Hammond, P.E. a Professional Engineer and Businessman in South Florida, filed with the Division Of Elections as a Candidate For The Florida House of Representatives, District 94 since March 6, 2007.
Hammond has again decided to pursue this seat, which will become open in 2008, due to term limits. This...Read More...
Jamaican among 2007 Broward Fellowship winners
FT. LAUDERDALE - South Florida’s Cultural Consortium has selected Jamaican, Louis Davis as a recipient of a $7,500 award for a Visual & Media Artists Fellowship Program a part of Broward County’s Cultural Arts Division.
The South Florida Cultural Consortium, an alliance of the local arts agencies of Martin, Palm Beach, Broward,...Read More...
Jamaican appointed to New York State Commission on Education
NEW YORK - Jamaican educator Dr. Marcia Keizs, has been appointed to the newly created Commission on Higher Education for the State of New York.
The appointment was confirmed on Monday (June 4) by the Governor of the State of New York, Elliot Spitzer on the recommendation of New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith (D).
Dr. Keizs,...Read More...
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