Local News

Miami-Dade County to Co-host Human Trafficking Awareness Fair

Miami-Dade County to Co-host Human Trafficking Awareness Fair

MIAMI – On National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Office of Community Advocacy in Miami Dade County joins community partners co-hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness and Community Resource Fair. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. when a candlelight vigil will start on Friday, Jan. 25th at Miami Dade College […]

Lauderhill Fresco y Más Store Awards Local Elementary Schools

Lauderhill Fresco y Más Store Awards Local Elementary Schools

Local elementary schools recently participated in the grocer’s community engagement program LAUDERHILL –  Fresco y Más, in partnership with Fresco y Más|Contribuye, awarded three Lauderhill elementary schools a total of $2,750 during a celebration this weekend at the new store that opened in December. Fresco y Más hosted a community engagement competition at its new Lauderhill […]

Miami Dolphins Announce Open Application for Nat Moore Scholarship

Miami Dolphins Announce Open Application for Nat Moore Scholarship

Nat Moore Scholarship & Grant Endowment Program now open for applicants SOUTH FLORIDA – The Miami Dolphins announced the open application period for the Nat Moore Scholarship & Grant Endowment Program. In its second year, the program’s mission is to provide the youth of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe counties with the financial resources […]

National News

Rescuing Jamaica’s Marginalized Boys Must be a Top Priority

Rescuing Jamaica’s Marginalized Boys Must be a Top Priority

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Calling for “rescuing our boys” to be a major priority, Ambassador of Jamaica to the USA, Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, shared her concern about the  challenge facing the Jamaican society with marginalization of many of our boys and their performance vis-à-vis our girls and their general welfare and […]

St. Lucian Hotelier Takes On Caribbean Challenge Initiative

St. Lucian Hotelier Takes On Caribbean Challenge Initiative

ST. LUCIA – St. Lucian hotelier Karolin Troubetzkoy has joined the Caribbean’s efforts to address the crisis of marine and coastal resources degradation with her appointment this week as Envoy of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI). Caribbean Challenge Initiative was launched in 2008 in response to the crisis facing the Caribbean’s marine and coastal resources. The organization serves […]

Outsource To The Caribbean Conference To Take Place In Curaçao

Outsource To The Caribbean Conference To Take Place In Curaçao

Bridgetown, Barbados –  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in partnership with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion agencies (CAIPA), has set its sights once again on increasing its share of the growing US$140 billion outsourcing industry, with the hosting of the biennial Outsource to the Caribbean Conference (OCC2019)  in Curaçao during the period […]

Entertainment

Consul General of Jamaica in Miami to Serenade at Valentine’s Concert

Consul General of Jamaica in Miami to Serenade at Valentine’s Concert

The Singing Consul General, Oliver Mair to perform at Steve Higgins & Friends Valentine’s Day Concert  DAVIE – Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair will make his U.S. singing debut on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, as he performs in the Steve Higgins & Friends’ Valentine’s concert “Falling for You“ in Davie, Florida. This show is in […]

SoLa Rum, Food & Wine Festival Returns to Lauderhill

SoLa Rum, Food & Wine Festival Returns to Lauderhill

“SoLa” will return to the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center Grounds February 17th LAUDERHILL – The 4th annual SoLa Rum, Food & Wine Festival will take place on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 6pm to 11pm on the grounds of the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill). The event is presented by the Lauderhill Regional […]

Etana Creates Grammy History with Reggae Forever

Etana Creates Grammy History with Reggae Forever

SOUTH FLORIDA – Etana has placed another historic accomplishment under her belt. The Strong one is the first female reggae artiste to sit on top of the Billboard chart twice and acquire a Grammy nomination for her album. This is the first time a woman is nominated in the 21st century in the reggae genre; fatefully the album was released […]

Travel

Caribbean Airlines Launches ‘Limbo’ Fare Campaign

Caribbean Airlines Launches ‘Limbo’ Fare Campaign

‘Limbo’ Fare offering super low fares throughout the Caribbean Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago – Effective immediately until February 11, Caribbean Airlines customers can take advantage of some of the lowest available fares for travel to select destinations throughout the region, with the launch of the airline’s “Limbo” fare campaign. Customers in Trinidad and Tobago may book […]

Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieves historic milestone arrivals

Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieves historic milestone arrivals

Grenada achieves historic milestone with well over 500,000 visitor arrivals in 2018 ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 […]

More Connections to Pure Grenada from the USA with American Airlines

More Connections to Pure Grenada from the USA with American Airlines

Second Saturdays Flight from Miami Begins St. George’s, Grenada – People living in the USA now have more options and easier connections when travelling to Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean. Close to 100 passengers arrived aboard the second American Airlines Saturdays flight from Miami on December 22, 2018 at the Maurice Bishop International […]

Business

Bahamas Brand Dominates at Sawgrass Mills Mall in South Florida

Bahamas Brand Dominates at Sawgrass Mills Mall in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE – Over the period January 10 – February 7, The Islands of The Bahamas brand is receiving high visibility in a heavily trafficked area of the Sawgrass Mills Mall, in Sunrise, Florida in what is being called a major brand takeover or mall domination. Sawgrass Mall, a mega shopping complex located in South Florida, […]

The Game Plan Non-Technical Masterminds Need To Shape Their Tech Business

The Game Plan Non-Technical Masterminds Need To Shape Their Tech Business

We live in a tech-driven world where entrepreneurs need to stay updated in order to keep up the pace with the dynamic marketplace and stay ahead of the curve. It’s quite obvious that every founder can’t be technically sound, but they can definitely think of trying their luck in technology-enabled ventures. Are you one of […]

Key Cruise Line Executives and Industry Stakeholders on a Cruise Summit

Key Cruise Line Executives and Industry Stakeholders on a Cruise Summit

 Executives Set Sail for Weeklong Journey of Business and Relationship Development MIRAMAR – Business and relationship development hit high gear on the high seas on Saturday, January 19th. A group of more than 250-including Platinum Members representing some of the top regional stakeholders along with their guests of business partners and family members set sail […]

Sports

Special Recognition for Reggae Girlz Nicole McClure at Bickle 25 Media Launch

Special Recognition for Reggae Girlz Nicole McClure at Bickle 25 Media Launch

NEW YORK – Nicole McClure, a member of the Reggae Girlz was special guest of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) at its launch on January 8, 2019 marking 25 years of operations at the Penn Relays. The event was held at the Consulate General of Jamaica, 767 Third Avenue, New York, NY. Team Jamaica Bickle provides […]

Antigua and Barbuda rolls out the Red Carpet for Team Antigua Island Girls

Antigua and Barbuda rolls out the Red Carpet for Team Antigua Island Girls

St. John’s, Antigua – Antigua and Barbuda, with its strong heritage of yacht racing and moniker as the Sailing Capital of the Caribbean, is always keen for a good nautical adventure. And with history about to be made, the destination is more than ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome adventurous Atlantic rowers “Team […]

Team Jamaica Bickle 25th Year at the Penn Relays Launched

Team Jamaica Bickle 25th Year at the Penn Relays Launched

New York – Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) launched its 25 year anniversary at the Penn Relays on January 8, 2019 at the Consulate General of Jamaica, 767 Third Avenue, New York, NY. In 1994 the organization initiated a Hospitality Service to cater to the basic needs of athletes from Jamaica participating at the Penn relays, […]

More News

Quotable Caribbean – January 21, 2019

Quotable Caribbean – January 21, 2019

“This past year reminded us of how resilient our people and our industry are, as a number of the region’s destinations and hotels bounced back from unparalleled destruction in 2017, rebuilding smarter, better and sometimes bigger. We got a peek into the future as over 5,000 new hotels rooms came online regionally in 2018 with over 25,000 more in […]

Strictly The Best 58 & 59 Albums out January 25th

Strictly The Best 58 & 59 Albums out January 25th

The Annual Strictly The Best Compilation Series Celebrated During VP Records 40th Anniversary with Special Events Globally New York, NY – Off the heels of VP Records 40th Anniversary announcement, the label is proud to present Strictly the Best compilations 58 & 59 to be released on Friday, January 25th. On that day, an event will […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace To Welcome Chinese Buyers To Jamaica

Caribbean Travel Marketplace To Welcome Chinese Buyers To Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – For the first time in Caribbean Travel Marketplace history, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers. Twenty companies will join more than 1,000 delegates registered for what promises to be a dynamic edition of the event slated for this month in Montego Bay, […]

Ring in the New Year with a Powerful Performance from Marvin Sapp

Ring in the New Year with a Powerful Performance from Marvin Sapp

Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) Presents Marvin Sapp – January 25th 2019 MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar is excited to present Marvin Sapp on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) ArtsPark located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025. Renowned for songs such as “Never Would’ve Made It,” […]

Life Coach Sharon Gill to Speak at Leading Leaders at the Next Level Summit

Life Coach Sharon Gill to Speak at Leading Leaders at the Next Level Summit

Leading Leaders at the Next Level Leadership Summit – February 23, 2019 FORT LAUDERDALE – Business and Life Coach, Sharon Gill will be one of the featured speakers at the upcoming Leading Leaders at the Next Level Leadership Summit on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9am – 12 noon at the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale, 1100 Southeast 17th Street […]

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