Local News

Broward County Emergency Curfew Order Lifted

Broward County Emergency Curfew Order Lifted

BROWARD COUNTY – On Tuesday, June 3rd County Administrator Bertha Henry has terminated the Emergency Curfew Order that was imposed on Broward County on May 31, June 1 and June 2, 2020. However, if required to protect Broward County residents and businesses, a curfew may be reimposed for part or all of the County, including incorporated and […]

Racism Kills, Police Violence Must End

Racism Kills, Police Violence Must End

  MARYLAND – The Center for Urban and Racial Equity released this statement of solidarity with demands for justice and an end to police violence: We join in solidarity with the families of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and with protestors demanding justice and accountability for all acts of police violence, and for an end to […]

Broward County Issues Emergency Curfew Order as of June 1st

Broward County Issues Emergency Curfew Order as of June 1st

BROWARD COUNTY – Broward County Administrator, Bertha Henry has confirmed the Emergency Curfew Order for tonight in response to credible reports of possible civil unrest that could potentially threaten the health, safety and welfare of the people of Broward County. The curfew is in effect 9PM Monday, June 1 through 6AM Tuesday, June 2. While the […]

National News

National Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations (NAJASO) to Rebrand and Relaunch

National Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations (NAJASO) to Rebrand and Relaunch

by Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Newly elected president of The National Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations (NAJASO) Dr. Joyce El Ali, plans to rebrand and relaunch the 47-year-old diaspora organization, in an effort to respond to the changing needs of the community. Addressing the annual general meeting of the association, Dr. El Ali […]

Caribbean Airlines Introduces Thermal Scanners at Corporate Offices

Caribbean Airlines Introduces Thermal Scanners at Corporate Offices

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Caribbean Airlines has implemented the use of thermal scanners at its Piarco Head office in Trinidad, as part of precautionary measures to limit and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The thermal scanners have been introduced on a trial basis and the airline will continue to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness […]

National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2020 Proclamation

National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2020 Proclamation

From America’s earliest days, Caribbean Americans have contributed to the success, spirit, and character of our Nation.  For generations, their skills, knowledge, innovation, and initiative have enhanced and advanced many aspects of our society. During National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we celebrate the rich history and vibrant culture of the more than 4 million Americans with […]

Entertainment

In Tribute to George Floyd, Jamaican singer Tony Anthony Releases “Wake up Everybody”

In Tribute to George Floyd, Jamaican singer Tony Anthony Releases “Wake up Everybody”

by Howard Campbell TORONTO, Canada – The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25 sparked International outrage and galvanized a passionate stance against racism. In Canada, Jamaican singer Tony Anthony was inspired to release, “Wake up Everybody”. His self-produced reggae version of the Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes classic was released five […]

Bunny Wailer’s wife, Sister Jean Still Missing in Jamaica

Bunny Wailer’s wife, Sister Jean Still Missing in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – Her name never rang as loud as some women associated with The Wailers, but for over 50 years Jean Watt has been the faithful spouse of Neville “Bunny Wailer” Livingston. The 70 year-old Watt, known to family and friends as Sister Jean, has been missing since May 23. She […]

VP Records Joins The Music Industry for ‘Black Out Tuesday’

VP Records Joins The Music Industry for ‘Black Out Tuesday’

NEW YORK – VP Records joins the music industry for ‘Black Out Tuesday’ in support of constructive conversations to bring an end to the brutal policing used against people of color in the United States. We send sympathies to the family of George Floyd and the countless numbers of people around the world who have […]

Travel

Preparations in High Gear for the Reopening of Jamaica’s Tourism Sector

Preparations in High Gear for the Reopening of Jamaica’s Tourism Sector

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has lauded local tourism partners for the high level of preparation evident in key sub-sectors of the tourism industry to protect tourism workers and visitors from the threat posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), ahead of the phased reopening of the sector. On Wednesday, Minister Bartlett […]

Over 350,000 Jamaican Workers to Benefit from Re-Opening of Tourism Sector

Over 350,000 Jamaican Workers to Benefit from Re-Opening of Tourism Sector

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says the re-opening of the sector, at this time, is crucial to assisting the over 350,000 pandemic-displaced workers and the many tourism enterprises that are at severe economic risk. Speaking at his Ministry’s digital media briefing earlier today, he said, “I am mindful of the public sentiment […]

Wellness Tourism Round Table to be Staged with Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism

Wellness Tourism Round Table to be Staged with Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism

NEGRIL, Jamaica – Partners of Wellness Wednesdays & Access Jamaica WhatsApp Social Media Network in association with Carib Academy, online eLearning platform, invite you to a scheduled Zoom Wellness Tourism Roundtable meeting with Hon. Edmund Bartlett,  Jamaica’s Tourism Minister on June 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (Jamaica Time) 8:00 p.m. EDT (US and Canada) via […]

Business

Moving In? How to Check for Mold in Your Home

Moving In? How to Check for Mold in Your Home

  Eager to move into your new home? Before you do, you better take a look around. There are over 300,000 different types of mold that could impact your home and health. Mold can grow everywhere—on fabric, glass, plastic, wood, and even paper. As the mold begins growing, it’ll destroy that material, thereby ruining the value […]

How is the Internet of Things Reshaping Public Safety?

How is the Internet of Things Reshaping Public Safety?

The Internet of Things has infiltrated into our lives to an unimaginable extent. We all grew up thinking that humans and their dependency on machines is merely a concept, limited only to Sci-Fi movies. Little did we know that soon our assumption would turn into a reality and internet-powered devices would outnumber the human population? […]

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Why it is vitally important to improve your vocabulary as a public speaker

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Why it is vitally important to improve your vocabulary as a public speaker

    By Spence M. Finlayson I was fortunate to attend a catholic private high school in Nassau, Bahamas called, St. Augustine’s College, where we were given vocabulary books with a long list of words that we had to not only know the definition of these words but also know the proper way of pronouncing […]

Sports

McIlroy and Johnson win charity event in Palm Beach as golf makes a welcome

McIlroy and Johnson win charity event in Palm Beach as golf makes a welcome

It was probably the most widely viewed charity skins game ever, and it happened in Florida. On Sunday May 17, golf’s biggest stars descended on Seminole Golf Club in what was the first televised match of any type since the sporting world ground to a halt more than two months ago.  It was something of […]

Golf clothing: What dress code is it under the golf tradition?

Golf clothing: What dress code is it under the golf tradition?

  When you’re planning to play golf, you need to pay attention to your clothing too. To maintain the game decorum, golf clothing must be adequate. There’s no spoken etiquette for clothing in golf. Though there is a rule to abide by the dress code when going to different golf courses. If you wish to […]

Horse Racing’s Reputation is Alive and Well

Horse Racing’s Reputation is Alive and Well

Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in history and its timeless simplicity has not changed since – which of a group of horses is the fastest. The sport has variety, from flat racing to jumping, and many rules and ideals surrounding the events have shifted over time, but its reputation is standing to […]

More News

Congresswoman Wilson Introduces the Vote from Home America Act

Congresswoman Wilson Introduces the Vote from Home America Act

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Wilson this week introduced the Vote from Home America Act (H.R. 7118). The legislation calls for states to send an absentee ballot with a pre-paid, self-addressed return envelope to every registered voter for this year’s upcoming federal elections. Co-sponsors include Representatives David Cicilline (RI-1) and Mark Takano (CA-41). “The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

When you need an invisible way or restraining your dog

When you need an invisible way or restraining your dog

When you own a dog that is an intrepid escape artist. You know the ones. They don’t like to stay inside the confines of the yard or your home. When this is what confronts you then it may be time to consider buying a wireless dog fence system. These Electric Invisible Fences not only keep […]

7 Tips to Nail A New Programming Assignment

7 Tips to Nail A New Programming Assignment

Are you terrified of failing programming class? Do you want to master all your programming assignments, but you have no clue where to start? There are plenty of students who aspire to become an ace programmer. After all, IT is an excellent field that opens the door to countless high-paying jobs. If you want to […]

4 Reasons To Start Investing In A Retirement Plan Today

4 Reasons To Start Investing In A Retirement Plan Today

Raise your hand if you cannot wait to stop working and enjoy your retirement. I believe it’s safe to assume that everyone is looking forward to that. I’m not sure, however, that everyone is aware of the importance of starting to invest in a retirement plan as soon as possible. People are wired to think […]

How to Turn Your Bedroom into a Sleep Oasis

How to Turn Your Bedroom into a Sleep Oasis

We spend a third of our lives asleep, or we should try to. Eight hours of sleep a night is most people’s target, though we often don’t manage to get a full night’s sleep. A lack of sleep can cause all kinds of problems in our life. It can cause irritability and depression, as well […]

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