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Deputy Editor of the Jamaica Gleaner to participate in U.S. Program for Journalists
WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Embassy in Kingston has selected Ms. Shamette Hepburn, Deputy Star Editor with The Gleaner Company Limited, to participate in the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Edward R. Murrow Program for journalists.
The program is part of a global effort to bring journalists to the United States to examine...Read More...
Haitian-American receives Florida 2007 Outstanding Woman in Public Health Award
ORLANDO – Dr. Marie Jose Francois, a Haitian American and Executive Director of The Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention, Inc. (CMWP) was awarded Florida 2007 Outstanding Woman in Public Health from the University of South Florida, College of Public Health.
The awards ceremony took place on Monday, April 2, 2007 at...Read More...
Caribbean Development Leader joins Counterpart board
WASHINGTON DC – A distinguished Caribbean development leader has joined the Board of Counterpart International.
Ms. Natasha Despotovic, Executive Director of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) of the Dominican Republic, was unanimously elected onto the Counterpart International Board, and "will add enormous...Read More...
Jamaican nationals in South Florida receive “Community Service Awards”
CORAL GABLES - On Sunday March 25th, 18 Jamaican Nationals were awarded, “Community Service Awards” by the Consulate General of Jamaica at the Community Service Awards Ceremony and High Tea at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
The awards were given to individual who were, the first to initiate an event or program of cultural...Read More...
4th annual “I Know I Can” young woman’s summit founded by Caribbean-American
MIAMI - The concept of "The I Know I Can" young woman's summit began several years ago when South Florida radio personality Supa Cindy began receiving daily phone calls from her young female listeners seeking advice for adult issues that they were experiencing.
As a result, Supa Cindy created her non profit organization "Supa...Read More...
South Florida's Jamaican Children’s Heart Fund (JCHF) save 7 children in Jamaica
HOLLYWOOD – The Jamaican Children’s Heart Fund (JCHF) open heart surgical team returned on Sunday, March 4th, after a week of surgeries in Jamaica. Seven indigent children between the ages of 2mths to 16yrs, received lifesaving open heart surgery last week at the University Hospital, Mona, Jamaica.
The JCHF medical mission team...Read More...
Carnival Center and delancyhill Law Firm honor community leader David Wilson
MIAMI - On Friday, February 23, at its third annual Black History Month Celebration, over 200 attendees and community leaders reveled in the festive atmosphere of the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts to honor David Wilson for his contributions to the development and realization of Carnival Center for the Performing Arts....Read More...
Jamaican honored by President Bush
WASHINGTON, DC - A Jamaican, Lissette Wade, who resides in Lake Park, Florida, was among 100 African Americans honored on February 12 by President, George W. Bush, for being outstanding community and business leaders who have done significant good to enhance African American culture.
The awards were presented at a reception at...Read More...
Caribbean-American Law Firm honors David Wilson for Black History Month celebration
Miami On Friday, February 23, 2007, at its third annual Black History Month Celebration, delancyhill P.A. will honor David Wilson for his contributions to the development and realization of Carnival Center for the Performing Arts.
The reception will host business and community leaders, firm partners, and clients from 6:00-8:00PM...Read More...
Caribbean American elected to Florida Bar Board of Governors
MIAMI - Juliet Murphy Roulhac is an electrical utility and insurance defense Trial Lawyer. She accomplished both Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Florida.
Juliet Murphy Roulhac is a Jamaican and was recently elected to the Florida Bar Board of Governors and will be sworn in June at the Annual Florida...Read More...
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