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Free Arts + Tech Thrive Summer Camps In Opa-Locka

Free Arts + Tech Thrive Summer Camps In Opa-Locka

THRIVE Arts+Tech Summer Camps for Grades 4-12. Enrollment Deadline May 1st, 2017.  Opa-locka – The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) introduces the THRIVE INNOVATION DISTRICT with a vision that focuses on opportunities for community growth manifested through the arts + tech + health and wellness + innovation + creativity in downtown Opa-locka. The first initiative of […]

Caribbean American Heritage Awards Nomination Deadline – April 25th

Caribbean American Heritage Awards Nomination Deadline – April 25th

VITAS Healthcare returns as a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards FORT LAUDERDALE – Nominations are open for the 3rd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards, however, due to the overwhelming response the deadline is April 25th. Caribbean American Heritage Awards Banquet & Gala is held in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, takes place on June […]

Heal the Planet Earth Day Celebration in Ft Lauderdale

Heal the Planet Earth Day Celebration in Ft Lauderdale

Learn How to Make a Difference at the Heal The Planet Day Celebration on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd FORT LAUDERDALE – Finally, a celebration of life that offers solutions for the real issues facing our planet and the quality of life today and for generations to come!  The Heal the Planet 2017 Earth Day celebration is a […]

National News

St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

Prime Minister Harris Says The Ministry Of National Security Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, says his Team Unity Administration maintains a zero tolerance approach to crime and stated that the government will continue to provide law enforcement agencies […]

Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) which has been calling for the depoliticalisation of crime over the years, made another appeal Wednesday for a united front to combat all categories of crime including the senseless murders of young people. The statement comes less than 24 hours after Elvis Lawrence, 21 years and […]

Application Period Extended- Jamaican International Airport Operator

Application Period Extended- Jamaican International Airport Operator

Norman Manley International Airport Public-Private Partnership Invitation for Prequalification deadline extended to May 1, 2017 KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Government of Jamaica (the “GOJ”), through the Ministry of Transport and Mining is seeking a private sector operator with proven experience in the airport sector to operate, finance, develop and maintain the Norman Manley International Airport (“NMIA”) […]

Entertainment

Leonie Forbes Comes To Town In Award Winning Play, “Across the Bridge“

Leonie Forbes Comes To Town In Award Winning Play, “Across the Bridge“

Legendary Jamaican Actress Leonie Forbes comes to South Florida for Mother’s Day weekend in the Award Winning Jamaican Play, “ Across the Bridge “ PEMBROKE PINES – This Mother’s Day weekend Sunshine Theatre Company, proudly presents David Tulloch’s  award winning dramatic play “Across the Bridge” featuring Legendary Jamaican Actress Leonie Forbes. The multi-talented David Tulloch called the […]

Best of the Best Music Concert Heats Up Miami

Best of the Best Music Concert Heats Up Miami

MIAMI – The Best of the Best Music Concert (BOTB Music Concert) embarks on another year of entertainment from some of Caribbean music’s leading acts in the business. On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the BOTB Music Concert celebrates 11 years of bringing pure Reggae, Dancehall, & Soca music to Miami during Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s […]

Montreal International Reggae Festival Rocks The Old Port

Montreal International Reggae Festival Rocks The Old Port

The 14th Annual Montreal International Reggae Festival Rocks The Old Port August 18-19-20, 2017! Montreal, QC  Canada – The Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) celebrates its 14th season which will be celebrated with some of Jamaica’s most loved artists August 18, 19, 20, 2017 at The Old Port in the heart of downtown Montreal. Promising […]

Travel

Hotel Developments Expected to Boost Jamaica’s Tourism

Hotel Developments Expected to Boost Jamaica’s Tourism

New And Exciting Tourism Developments Underway In Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s tourism sector continues to make huge strides with regard to product development.  Last year, approximately 3,000 new and refurbished hotel rooms were added to the island’s accommodation stock and in 2017, the destination expects to add more than 1,100 new rooms. Furthermore, it […]

Jamaica Native Anthony Rattigan Joins Hyatt Trinidad Culinary Team

Jamaica Native Anthony Rattigan Joins Hyatt Trinidad Culinary Team

Hyatt Regency Trinidad Appoints Anthony Rattigan As Executive Sous Chef Port of Spain, Trinidad – Hyatt Regency Trinidad has proudly announced the appointment of Anthony Rattigan as Executive Sous Chef. Ideally located in Trinidad’s capital city of Port of Spain, Hyatt Regency is considered the Caribbean’s leading business hotel. In his new role, Rattigan will be […]

Park Hyatt St Kitts Will Make Brand Debut In The Caribbean Region

Park Hyatt St Kitts Will Make Brand Debut In The Caribbean Region

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The tiny dual-island Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis will gain a new luxury resort this summer with the launch of the 126-room Park Hyatt St Kitts to be located on the beach at Banana Bay in St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour development. The agreement for the construction of the Park Hyatt […]

Business

Broward Schools Hold Opportunity Event For Small Business Vendors

Broward Schools Hold Opportunity Event For Small Business Vendors

Small, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Offered Help in Securing Contracts with Broward Schools FT. LAUDERDALE – The Broward County Public School’s (BCPS) Procurement & Warehousing Services Department Supplier Diversity & Outreach Program (SDOP) will host a Business Outreach Event on May 8, 2017 from 9 am to 1 pm, at the Urban League of Broward County, […]

PitchIT Caribbean Challenge 3.0 St Kitts & Nevis

PitchIT Caribbean Challenge 3.0 St Kitts & Nevis

ST. KITTS and NEVIS – The PitchIT Caribbean Challenge is the biggest tech- entrepreneurship competition and showcase to be held in the Caribbean. Twenty-Five (25) entrepreneurs will travel to St. Kitts and Nevis to participate in PitchIT Challenge Bootcamp. With the help of international and regional coaches, ten (10) finalists will be selected to pitch […]

Create a Website with Hands on Training with WebBuildItCon

Create a Website with Hands on Training with WebBuildItCon

WebBuildItCon presents Website & Wine workshop PEMBROKE PINES – If your business is looking to overhaul its website, or is in need to create a website from scratch, WebBuildItCon is presenting Website & Wine, a monthly workshop tailored specifically for the business community to learn how to design a top-notch website starting on May 20, […]

Sports

Team Jamaica Bickle Host Caribbean Athletes For Penn Relays

Team Jamaica Bickle Host Caribbean Athletes For Penn Relays

Team Jamaica Bickle Prepares To Host Athletes From Across The Caribbean For Penn Relays NEW YORK – Team Jamaica Bickle will begin welcoming athletes from across the Caribbean early next week to the annual Penn Relays Carnival held at the University of Pennsylvania, which takeS place April 27 thru 29. Athletes will arrive from dozens of […]

Miami Dolphins Fans Getting Ready For 2017 NFL Draft Party

Miami Dolphins Fans Getting Ready For 2017 NFL Draft Party

Miami Dolphins 2017 NFL Draft Party powered by South Florida Ford  MIAMI – The Dolphins 2017 NFL Draft Party powered by South Florida Ford is a free event that is open to the public on taking place on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium. The event features live insider analysis, current and former […]

Hero Caribbean Premier League Returns To Broward County

Hero Caribbean Premier League Returns To Broward County

Hero CPL is scheduled to take place from August 4th to September 10th at Central Broward Regional Park LAUDERHILL – The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) can confirm that the biggest party in sport will return to Broward County after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the staging of Twenty 20 fixtures in 2017. The […]

More News

Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Johanna Cervone issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s falsehoods about Puerto Rico: “Puerto Ricans are tax-paying, American citizens, though it isn’t surprising that Donald Trump clearly doesn’t know those non-alternative facts. Trump is simply lying: the negotiations being discussed are not a ‘bailout’, but would help provide desperately needed access […]

FL Lawmakers take note: Court sides with immigrant communities

FL Lawmakers take note: Court sides with immigrant communities

The court ruling blocking Trump’s order to withhold funds from “sanctuary cities” sends a direct message to Florida’s County Mayors, Commissioners and State Legislators who were trying to join Trump’s deportation machine MIAMI – A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked temporarily Trump’s executive order to cut federal funds from cities or counties that chose […]

Broward Commissioner Dale Holness Recognizes Joshua’s Heart Foundation Volunteers

Broward Commissioner Dale Holness Recognizes Joshua’s Heart Foundation Volunteers

FT. LAUDERDALE – Volunteers from Joshua’s Heart Foundation (JHF) were recognized for their community service during the April 25 Broward County Commission meeting. The volunteers, all students from Broward County, were presented with certificates of appreciation for their outstanding volunteer work within the community.  Several of the students also received The President’s Volunteer Service Award […]

Miami Dade College and IDB seek startups in Latin America, the Caribbean and, Miami!

Miami Dade College and IDB seek startups in Latin America, the Caribbean and, Miami!

Miami Dade College Announces Open Call for Most Innovative Startups in Latin America, the Caribbean and South Florida   MIAMI – Miami Dade College (MDC) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is launching an open call to select the most innovative startups in the creative and cultural industries – what the IDB refers to as […]

Nielsen’s Cheryl Pearson-Mcneil To Deliver Keynote At BOMA Awards Luncheon

Nielsen’s Cheryl Pearson-Mcneil To Deliver Keynote At BOMA Awards Luncheon

MIAMI – Cheryl Pearson-McNeil will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural BOMA Awards on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Airport, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami. Pearson- McNeil is the Senior Vice-President of Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement for Nielsen, the global company that measures what consumers watch and […]

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