Local News

South Florida Community Rallying to Help On Call Mechanics Lowell Gelin

South Florida Community Rallying to Help On Call Mechanics Lowell Gelin

by Yvette N.Harris DAVIE – Lowell Gelin, Owner of On Call Mechanics, had a small fire in his shop a few days ago. Unfortunately, he was left with third-degree burns on his feet and won’t be able to work for a while. For those who have taken their car to him to have it serviced, […]

Rara Institute Youth Free Music Program Hosts Open Enrollment During Youth Arts Month

Rara Institute Youth Free Music Program Hosts Open Enrollment During Youth Arts Month

Youth music program inspires cultural exchange with local and international teaching artists.  MIAMI – 1.3 million children have no access to music classes, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Experts say that children of color do better in school, have higher graduation rates and a better chance of getting into college when exposed to […]

Jamaica Passport Office stages Community Outreach in Lauderhill (South Florida)

Jamaica Passport Office stages Community Outreach in Lauderhill (South Florida)

LAUDERHILL – The Passport, Immigration, Citizenship Agency (PICA), Jamaica will stage a Community Outreach, this weekend (March 16-17) in Lauderhill, Florida. The two day event will be held at the Lauderhill Mall at 1267 State Road 7, Lauderhill, Florida 33313 on Saturday, March 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 17th 11:00 […]

National News

Ricky Skerritt elected new president of West Indies Cricket

Ricky Skerritt elected new president of West Indies Cricket

Basseterre, St Kitts -Former St Kitts and Nevis tourism minister Richard “Ricky” Skerritt is the  new president of  West Indies Cricket. Skerritt, 62, defeated the incumbent president Dave Cameron 8-4  at the presidential election on Sunday on his own soil at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel  in Kingston, Jamaica. Cameron was seeking a fourth term in […]

Hon. Portia Simpson Miller & Don Wehby to be Honored by Team Jamaica Bickle

Hon. Portia Simpson Miller & Don Wehby to be Honored by Team Jamaica Bickle

Team Jamaica Bickle to Celebrate it’s  25th Anniversary with Reception in Jamaica NEW YORK – Jamaica’s Former Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller & Grace Kennedy Group CEO, Don Wehby, lead a notable list of persons to be honored by Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) at its 25th anniversary reception to be held April 1, 2019. The TJB […]

University of the West Indies Jamaica Establishes Graduate School of Tourism

University of the West Indies Jamaica Establishes Graduate School of Tourism

Bartlett Welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020 MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism by 2020, which will be based at the University of the West Indies’ Western Campus. “This project has been a vision of mine for many years and to […]

Entertainment

15th Annual True Blue Weekend & Ziadie Cup in South Florida set for April 5th-6th, 2019

15th Annual True Blue Weekend & Ziadie Cup in South Florida set for April 5th-6th, 2019

SOUTH FLORIDA – On April 5th and 6th 2019, the 15th Annual True Blue Weekend/Dennis Ziadie Cup will commence in South Florida. The weekend is hosted by St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association of Florida (STGOBAFL) and Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association of Florida (JCOBAFL). This jointly sponsored event provides an opportunity for old classmates, […]

CARICS International Fine Arts Festival makes its debut in Montego Bay, Jamaica

CARICS International Fine Arts Festival makes its debut in Montego Bay, Jamaica

by Howard Campbell MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – With its all-inclusive hotels, quaint restaurants and reggae festivals, Montego Bay is known internationally as Jamaica’s tourist mecca.  Oniel Cunningham, promoter of CARICS International Fine Arts Festival, is determined to diversify the city’s product. The inaugural event took place on March 9 at Old Hospital Park in Montego […]

Grammy Nominated Band Raging Fyah Releases Video for “Better Tomorrow”

Grammy Nominated Band Raging Fyah Releases Video for “Better Tomorrow”

Powerful Visual Sends Message of Unity, Premiering Today on Relix New York – Grammy nominated Raging Fyah has debuted their brand new video for “Better Tomorrow” today on premier music website Relix. The single will be released on Friday March 29th and will be included on their upcoming album soon to be revealed. Raging Fyah stays […]

Travel

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Summer Campaign #WhatCoolLooksLike

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Summer Campaign #WhatCoolLooksLike

St. John’s, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has unveiled its new global summer campaign, #WhatCoolLooksLike, which is expected to convey the trendiness of the destination and its appeal as the ideal summer vacation spot for visitors looking for enjoyable experiences. The campaign draws on what makes the country special and seeks to […]

The Bahamas is Enjoying Historic Visitor Numbers

The Bahamas is Enjoying Historic Visitor Numbers

From Air to Sea, The Bahamas’ Tourism Business Is Stronger Than Ever NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won numerous tourism industry awards and media accolades in 2018 and 2019. The Bahamas began 2019 […]

St. Kitts & Nevis record double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis record double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis ‘Takes Off’ in 2019 Basseterre, St. Kitts – Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this year posting a year-to-date increase of 15.3% system-wide as compared to the same period in 2018. Results are […]

Business

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Keeping Your Audience Engaged During Your Presentation

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Keeping Your Audience Engaged During Your Presentation

By Spence Finlayson NASSAU, Bahamas – As an international motivational speaker and corporate trainer, it is vitally important for me to keep my audience engaged fully during my presentation. I have seen some speakers totally lose their audience and continue to speak. Over my 30 years as a much sought -after motivational speaker, I have […]

Expedia Group Reports Increase in Demand for Package and Mobile Bookings in Puerto Rico

Expedia Group Reports Increase in Demand for Package and Mobile Bookings in Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico – As Puerto Rico continues to recover from the 2017 hurricanes, Expedia Group data reveals an increase for package and mobile bookings for the Caribbean destination. The most recent data reported that both package and mobile demand increased during the last quarter of 2018. Package demand grew almost 440 percent in […]

Effective Business Writing: Top Principles and Techniques

Effective Business Writing: Top Principles and Techniques

The way someone talks varies depending on the situation they’re in. For instance, they might use casual language with their friends but be more polite and formal with colleagues. The same idea goes for the way you write. It’s important to note the key differences between the way you may write casually and how to […]

Sports

Fundraiser for Jamaica Reggae Girlz Goalkeeper Nicole McClure in NY

Fundraiser for Jamaica Reggae Girlz Goalkeeper Nicole McClure in NY

Cocktail reception for Nicole McClure set for March 28th at the Kimberly Hotel in New York NEW YORK – World Cup fever is in the air and Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are set to make their historic debut at the summer global showpiece, FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, June 7 – July 7, 2019. On […]

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz set to make Historic Debut at FIFA Women’s World Cup in France

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz set to make Historic Debut at FIFA Women’s World Cup in France

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz will be one of four newcomers to soccer’s global showpiece, the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which gets underway on June 7, 2019 in France. This historic feat was achieved last October when the Reggae Girlz became the first Caribbean nation to qualify for the Women’s World Cup, defeating Panama […]

Hall of Famer Dan Marino Joins Miami Super Bowl Host Committee

Hall of Famer Dan Marino Joins Miami Super Bowl Host Committee

Marino Named Honorary Captain of Super Bowl LIV Volunteer Team and Perry Ellis International Presents Program Launch MIAMI – Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino is joining a new team with today’s Miami Super Bowl Host Committee announcement launching the Super Bowl LIV volunteer program. Marino will lead the public initiative to attract and recruit 10,000 […]

More News

Florida Democratic Party Gears Up for 2020 with a Robust Statewide Organizing Team

Florida Democratic Party Gears Up for 2020 with a Robust Statewide Organizing Team

Tallahassee — A year out from the 2020 presidential primary, the Florida Democratic Party is laying the groundwork to take back the White House and elect Democrats up and down the ballot. Under the leadership of Chair Terrie Rizzo, the Florida Democratic Party is growing its data, field, finance, and communications teams and expanding its […]

Jamaican Dancehall Star DeeWunn Signs Worldwide Deal with Waxploitation Records

Jamaican Dancehall Star DeeWunn Signs Worldwide Deal with Waxploitation Records

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It started with a dare. DeeWunn was a seasoned MC who’d been dominating rap battles in Jamaica for years. A friend bet him he couldn’t do a dancehall track. So the Kingston-born songwriter, producer, and artist hit the studio to prove him wrong. The result was dancehall fire, “Mek it Bunx Up.” After […]

Reggae Ambassadors THIRD WORLD Release “Loving You Is Easy” REMIX featuring Fiji

Reggae Ambassadors THIRD WORLD Release “Loving You Is Easy” REMIX featuring Fiji

Remix  features Chart Topping Hawaiian Artist Fiji Off  Their Upcoming Full Length Album, Produced by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley  Kingston, Jamaica – After garnering tremendous traction internationally for their single “Loving You is Easy’ the Reggae Ambassador’s, THIRD WORLD are set to release the official remix featuring Grammy nominated, Polynesian artist Fiji. Produced by multi- […]

JCOBA-NY Salutes Crowning Achievement in Jamaican Robotics

JCOBA-NY Salutes Crowning Achievement in Jamaican Robotics

by Derrick Scott NEW YORK – A 10-year dream came true for Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association of New York (JCOBA-NY), after the Association launched FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) at the alma mater in Kingston. The robotics program based on the globally recognized FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) standards came to […]

Jamarah Amani Receives the Trailblazer Award City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women

Jamarah Amani Receives the Trailblazer Award City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women

MIAMI – City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and the City of Miami Commissioners presented Jamarah Amani, community midwife, and organizer, whose work narrative is dedicated to the importance of midwifery and doula care being accessible to help reduce health disparities. Amani ’s mission is to do her part to build a movement for Birth […]

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