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Jamaica Consulate to host series of community forums “Invest Now”

Jamaica Consulate to host series of community forums “Invest Now”

SOUTH FLORIDA – Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair has announced that the Consulate General will host a series of Community forums. The first forum, “Invest Now” will be held on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the City of Miramar (Commission Chamber) 2300 City Place, Miramar, FL 33025. The ongoing series will focus […]

Leo Gilling, Miramar Commissioner Candidate, Collaborates with Broward College for Education Summit

Leo Gilling, Miramar Commissioner Candidate, Collaborates with Broward College for Education Summit

Miramar Commissioner Candidate and Education Task Force Chairman works on Education Summit MIRAMAR – Leo Gilling, Candidate for the City of Miramar Commission Seat 4 and Chairman of the Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF), leads the team organizing the Fourth Biennial Advancement in Education Summit. Gilling lead the development of the Summit in Jamaica […]

Jamaica’s Master Blender Joy Spence to Speak at JWOF Empowerment Conference

Jamaica’s Master Blender Joy Spence to Speak at JWOF Empowerment Conference

Jamaican Women of Florida JWOF) 5th Annual Empowerment Conference & Scholarship Luncheon – March 23, 2019 MIAMI – Jamaican Joy Spence, OD, CD, the first woman to achieve the position of Master Blender in the spirits industry, globally, will share her story when she appears as the guest speaker at the Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) […]

National News

Caribbean Marketing Fund in the making says St. Lucian Tourism Minister

Caribbean Marketing Fund in the making says St. Lucian Tourism Minister

by Claudia Gardner, Caribnewsroom KINGSTON, Jamaica – The establishment of a marketing fund to promote the Caribbean as a premier tourism destination, is being explored by tourism ministers in the region. St. Lucian Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Caribbean Council of Ministers, Dominic Fedee, says he will be leading the charge, in collaboration […]

Nominations Open for Jamaica National Civil Honours & Awards 2019

Nominations Open for Jamaica National Civil Honours & Awards 2019

SOUTH FLORIDA – Nominations are being accepted for the Jamaica National Honours and Awards for 2019. The nomination forms and guidelines are available online through the Chancery of the Orders of the Societies of Honour, Office of the Prime Minister, or through the overseas locations of the Jamaican Foreign Missions. The deadline for submission is […]

St. Kitts and Nevis among the 10 Countries with the Highest Murder Rate

St. Kitts and Nevis among the 10 Countries with the Highest Murder Rate

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are among the 10 countries with the highest murder rate in the world. According to the Jamaica Observer, Latin America and the Caribbean make up only eight per cent of the world’s population but accounted for […]

Entertainment

South Beach Wine and Food Festival to showcase Jamaica as a premier Gastronomy destination

South Beach Wine and Food Festival to showcase Jamaica as a premier Gastronomy destination

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett engages with Nicola Madden-Greig, Chairperson of the Tourism Linkages’ Gastronomy Network and Simone Harris, Analyst of Tourism Networks at the Tourism Enhancement Fund ahead of their departure to South Florida for the annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF). The Tourism Enhancement Fund and the Jamaica […]

GRAMMY Nominated Reggae Star Julian Marley Trods On His “AS I AM” Journey

GRAMMY Nominated Reggae Star Julian Marley Trods On His “AS I AM” Journey

MIAMI  – With a #1 debut on the iTunes UK and US charts, and #2 on Billboard, Julian Marley’s first release in a decade “As I Am” has been received to positive and acclaimed reviews. “Julian began recording As I Am at Kingston’s Tuff Gong Studios… From that initial session, Julian has crafted a heartfelt, diversified album that […]

Stephen “Ragga” Marley 2019 Acoustic Tour Kicks Off Feb 25

Stephen “Ragga” Marley 2019 Acoustic Tour Kicks Off Feb 25

MIAMI – On February 25th, the eight-time GRAMMY-winning musician Stephen “Ragga” Marley will kick off an intimate acoustic U.S. tour in support of his latest 5-track EP, One Take: Acoustic Jams, out November 2018 on the Marley family’s Ghetto Youths International imprint. For one month, the 23-city run will span the South, Southwest and West […]

Travel

Traveling Down South? Understand Online Gambling in the Caribbean

Traveling Down South? Understand Online Gambling in the Caribbean

Online gambling is popular in many parts of the world and if you are traveling and heading down south to the Caribbean, you will want to be aware of the gambling laws. With hundreds of online casinos operating in the industry, there are always ways to connect with a reputable site. Here, you can learn […]

Spirit Airlines Making It Even Easier to Experience Jamaica from Orlando

Spirit Airlines Making It Even Easier to Experience Jamaica from Orlando

Time to Play in Montego Bay, Jamaica! MIRAMAR – Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service from Orlando to both major Jamaican cities.  Starting February 28, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop flights between Orlando and Montego Bay. The next day, March 1, Spirit will begin nonstop flights between Orlando and Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston. […]

Top 5 Gambling Destinations in the Caribbean Islands

Top 5 Gambling Destinations in the Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean is a popular destination for tourists who want a friendly atmosphere amidst the sea and sun. The casinos present here rival some of the best-known casinos present around the world. Whether you like spending your time at the blackjack table or listening to the spinning wheel at the Roulette, these South Florida Tropical […]

Business

Deputy Speaker, the Hon. Don Saunders gives commencement speech at Speakers Academy Graduation

Deputy Speaker, the Hon. Don Saunders gives commencement speech at Speakers Academy Graduation

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Hon. Don Saunders, MP for Tall Pines and Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly recently gave a stirring commencement address at Master Motivator Spence Finlayson Speakers Academy in Nassau at its location on Prince Charles Drive. Master Motivator Spence Finlayson Speakers Academy was founded by International Motivational Speaker Spence […]

Sales technology: does it help sell or dehumanize the process?

Sales technology: does it help sell or dehumanize the process?

Technology has invaded our lives and the business world in a few years. Today we seem to be witnessing a reversal of traditional values: business is much more online in the clouds and digital than online. A company that focuses its operations outside the web environment is already finding ways to use the internet in […]

Georgia Bryce to Inspire Leaders at Upcoming Leading Leaders Summit

Georgia Bryce to Inspire Leaders at Upcoming Leading Leaders Summit

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Leading Leaders at the Next Level Summit is excited to have Ms. Georgia A. Bryce, a leadership development trainer with a wealth of experience in helping others to empower their lives as one of the keynote speakers at for the upcoming summit on Saturday, February 23rd. If you are a progressive thinker, […]

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

CG Oliver Mair Commends Rev Dr Coretta Mathie on her Appointment

CG Oliver Mair Commends Rev Dr Coretta Mathie on her Appointment

Jamaican Born Rev Dr Coretta Mathie appointed to the United States Faith-based Leaders Committee by Derrick Scott MIAMI – Jamaica’s Consul General to Miami, Oliver Mair, hailed Rev. Dr. Coretta Mathie on her appointment to the United States Faith-based Leaders Committee which underscores the importance of faith-based institutions to national development objectives. The Consul General, whose […]

Psychological Benefits of Being Humble

Psychological Benefits of Being Humble

If you want to change your life or yourself but are stuck at some point, you may need to learn how to be humble. Many people are trying to avoid taking things as they are, considering it to be a manifestation of weakness and abandonment of their own goals. In fact, being humble is a […]

Reggae Queen Nadine Sutherland Celebrates 40 Years of Music

Reggae Queen Nadine Sutherland Celebrates 40 Years of Music

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – As she prepares to celebrate her 40th year in the music business, Nadine Sutherland reflects on the changing trends in reggae since she won the Tastee Talent Contest in late 1979. She started as a roots-reggae prodigy for Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong Records, and flourished as a dancehall queen […]

Boomtown Bingo looks at Why the Younger Generation Play Online Slots and Casinos

Boomtown Bingo looks at Why the Younger Generation Play Online Slots and Casinos

If you want to play and earn lots of money you can go on websites to play. We can offer lottery tickets and jackpots. This game depends upon your luck. If you wish to play this game see how your luck maybe works for you. No other games may be better than bingo. When comes […]

Sharon Parris-Chambers Releases New Book, “Living Life As A Sacred Practice”

Sharon Parris-Chambers Releases New Book, “Living Life As A Sacred Practice”

by Barbara Makeda Blake-Hannah, O.D. KINGSTON, Jamaica – Thoughtful people who seek answers to the mysteries of living life fully, often turn to books of sacred wisdom and advice. Whether it be the holy books such as the Bible, Koran or books by modern gurus like Iyanla Van Zant, the desire for spiritual guidance occupies a […]

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