Local News

Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne Appointed to Leadership Position with National League of Cities

Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne Appointed to Leadership Position with National League of Cities

[MIRAMAR] —Yvette Colbourne, Vice Mayor, City of Miramar, Fl, has been appointed Vice Chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Federal Advocacy Committee.  Vice Mayor Colbourne was elected to a one-year term.   She will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. […]

How To Continue Education At Home Amidst The Pandemic?

How To Continue Education At Home Amidst The Pandemic?

COVID-19 has brought a huge lifestyle change amongst people and the impact of COVID-19 has changed the way people work, do business and study. From working professionals to students, everyone has made changes in how they perform their work. Students have shifted to online classes but studying from home is not an easy job for […]

Coolest Glass Frames for A Stylish Look

Coolest Glass Frames for A Stylish Look

A new set of cool glass frames can make a crazy difference to your look. You must have noticed how a glass wearer automatically seems to be more intellectual and elegant. But most of the time, they are just trying to see things clearly through the corrective lenses. Effortlessly cool, right? That’s because glasses can […]

National News

WIRSPA Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud

WIRSPA Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud

[BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – Dr. Yesu Persaud, one of the most influential people in the Caribbean rum industry over the past 60 years, has died at the age of 93. Dr. Persaud made an indelible impact on both Guyana’s rum industry and the Caribbean rum industry, as a whole. In 1975, he became the Executive Chairman […]

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts to Benefit From US$200 Million Agreement

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts to Benefit From US$200 Million Agreement

[KINGSTON, Jamaica]  – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today in Madrid, Spain spoke at the official launch of a strategic alliance between international tourism giant, Grupo Piñero which owns Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group private sector arm, IDB Invest, and Banco Popular Dominicano to promote inclusive and sustainable […]

Barbados, Arise Like A Phoenix From The Ashes – Basil Springer

Barbados, Arise Like A Phoenix From The Ashes – Basil Springer

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.” – Psalm 46:1-2 by Basil Springer [BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – To follow on from last week’s new year resolutions, we now focus on reality. For […]

Entertainment

King Addies’ New RudeBoy Choice Playlist

King Addies’ New RudeBoy Choice Playlist

[NEW YORK] – America’s #1 sound, King Addies, has officially planted its flag on Spotify with the recent debut of the ever colossal RudeBoy Choice playlist. The New York City sound system juggernaut’s very first playlist salutes Jamaican music living legends.  This includes vintage songs from some of Reggae Dancehall’s most iconic, and original, music […]

Legendary Reggae Artist Andrew Bees Releases New Single “Real Life”

Legendary Reggae Artist Andrew Bees Releases New Single “Real Life”

[LOS ANGELES] – Whether as a formidable solo artist or in the role of charismatic frontman for legendary, Grammy Award-winning reggae band Black Uhuru for the past 25 years, Andrew Bees has played a significant role in the breaking down of cultural and socio-political barriers that have often kept Jamaican reggae stars out of the […]

Big Tribute Paid to T&T Soca Artist, KMC

Big Tribute Paid to T&T Soca Artist, KMC

[Port-of-Spain, Trinidad] – Humps, bumps and meandering bends are a norm along the way in any artist’s journey to success. For Chaguanas, Trinidad native, Kevin Allan, music and entertainment has taken on varied perspectives over the years. Especially now as he continues to pivot from his former alias, Vetta, and the vibe that accompanied that […]

Travel

Caribbean Tourism Industry Remains Hopeful Despite Onset of Omicron Variant

Caribbean Tourism Industry Remains Hopeful Despite Onset of Omicron Variant

[BRIDGETOWN, Barbados]  – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) remains positive about the continued rebound of the tourism industry even in the face of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing pandemic. Over the past eighteen months, Caribbean destinations, without exception, have shown their resilience in creating strategies for recovery.  By incorporating frequently updated travel protocols, and […]

Caribbean Airlines 737-8 Inaugural Flight Takes-Off

Caribbean Airlines 737-8 Inaugural Flight Takes-Off

[Port-of-Spain, Trinidad] –  Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-8 aircraft took to the skies for the first time today, January 14. The airline’s Boeing 9Y-CAL maiden jet service departed the Piarco International Airport  destined to the Norman Manley International, Kingston, Jamaica. Earlier today Caribbean Airlines hosted a brief ceremony at the Piarco International Airport to launch the new aircraft.  […]

Out of Bahamas and into the Kenyan wild- the Best Wildlife Getaways in 2022

Out of Bahamas and into the Kenyan wild- the Best Wildlife Getaways in 2022

Even for repeat visitors, Kenya’s dense wildlife population and diversity always manage to captivate.  With over 40 game reserves and national parks, each with various animals, it is easy to see why most visitors always yearn for repeat safaris. Besides being a leading wildlife destination, Kenya also has a myriad birdlife species, making it every […]

Business

Expedia Group’s Travel Industry Outlook and Predictions for 2022

Expedia Group’s Travel Industry Outlook and Predictions for 2022

[SEATTLE] – Today, Expedia Group released its Traveler Value Index: 2022 Outlook, based on a new study conducted in collaboration with Wakefield Research among 5,500 adults across eight countries, combined with Expedia Brands proprietary data. The findings suggest that after two years of enduring a global pandemic, people value travel and personal time more than ever. […]

One Year After President Biden’s Inauguration, Florida’s Economy is Booming

One Year After President Biden’s Inauguration, Florida’s Economy is Booming

[ORLANDO] – Today marks the one-year anniversary of President Biden’s inauguration, and thanks to the Biden Administration’s efforts, Florida’s economy has experienced dramatic improvement over the past year. Despite constant opposition and obstruction from Florida Republicans, including Senator Rubio and Governor DeSantis, the Biden Administration has gotten hundreds of thousands of Floridians back to work, passed […]

Forging A Path Towards The Future: Part 1 Learning Series

Forging A Path Towards The Future: Part 1 Learning Series

[NEW YORK] – Education Solutions International (ESI), in partnership with the Union of Jamaican Alumn Associations (UJAA) (USA), Inc. and Jamaica Diaspora Northeast USA, presents a three-part seminar called “Towards a More Perfect Education”. Join us on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 4 pm to 6:30 pm, EST for part 1 of the seminar series […]

Sports

The Four Greatest Basketball Moments in History

The Four Greatest Basketball Moments in History

The NBA is filled with some of the best athletes in the world, and throughout basketball history, these athletes have created some amazing moments that are still talked about today. Memorable moments in basketball history include some of the most important moments in the game, such as when Michael Jordan hit his first shot or […]

4 Unmatched Benefits of Watching Live Sporting Events You Need to Know

4 Unmatched Benefits of Watching Live Sporting Events You Need to Know

Watching live sporting events is a growing trend among many sports fans. It is more popular today because, in this digital world, you can watch your sporting event from anywhere. You are no longer stuck to the television as you can enjoy your favorite sport on your internet-enabled mobile device. This is because many online […]

Dates and Venues Confirmed for England’s Tour of the West Indies

Dates and Venues Confirmed for England’s Tour of the West Indies

In recent years, the West Indies cricket team has frequently hosted games in Florida, bringing their Caribbean flair to new followers in the Sunshine State. With travel plans likely to be affected at the moment, plans to head back to the US have been put on hold for now but the team has confirmed a […]

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Do You Want To Get A Foxy Eyes Lift? Read This Before Making The Decision

Do You Want To Get A Foxy Eyes Lift? Read This Before Making The Decision

Beauty trends keep on changing. As we evolve so does our taste and choices. The perception of beauty in terms of body shape and face has been revolving for ages. In this 21st-century world, where the whole society is out there in social media the rate at which the beauty trends are constantly emerging out […]

Why You Should Study an MBA Program

Why You Should Study an MBA Program

An MBA is one of the most demanded alternatives for those seeking to progress in their professional career, focusing on the business field and its management. If you want to know what it consists of, here are the key points. What does the acronym MBA stand for? The acronym stands for Master of Business Administration […]

5 Ways To Grow Your Money By The End Of 2022

5 Ways To Grow Your Money By The End Of 2022

Many people in their new resolution aim to save their money and even fail in it. Smart people not only think of saving money but also growing them. The high-class mentality instead of looking for ways to save money focuses on strategies to grow money as it is a sure-shot way of getting rich. If […]

How To Start A Business During The Third Wave of COVID?

How To Start A Business During The Third Wave of COVID?

COVID has proved that not all jobs and businesses are secure, especially if they do not have a digital or technological element attached to them. If the online classes and the work from home culture have left you with some extra time to engage with your passion, it’s time for you to start a business […]

How To Keep Your Mental Health In Check This Year?

How To Keep Your Mental Health In Check This Year?

When the world assumed that the pandemic was slowing down, the pandemic came back stronger to wrap the world in its third wave. COVID news from all across the world can make people anxious, sad and even depressed and therefore, active steps are required to take care of their mental health to have a healthy […]

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