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Students to Show at Soul Basel Event in Overtown

Students to Show at Soul Basel Event in Overtown

#OurVoiceMatters Multi-media Exhibit Presented by Urgent, Inc. Miami – Urgent, Inc. will present Our Voice Matters (#OurVoiceMatters), a multi-media experience featuring youth artists during an Art Talk & Comic Book Signing on December 5, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Venture Café Miami, Cambridge Innovation Center, 1950 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL and Community Arts Day on Saturday, […]

Top Occasions on Which Flowers Make the Perfect Accompaniment

Top Occasions on Which Flowers Make the Perfect Accompaniment

Flowers are considered to be the universal gift that is appropriate for so many occasions. The act of giving people flowers is one of the best traditions we have, and one that hopefully never dies out. In fact, flowers are big business these days, and modern florists are offering more options than ever before. This […]

Influential South Floridians To Be Recognized at CMEx Leadership Awards Ceremony In Miami

Influential South Floridians To Be Recognized at CMEx Leadership Awards Ceremony In Miami

MIAMI – Respected members of the South Florida community – a Trinidadian-American journalist, a Jamaican-American attorney and a cruise line executive – will be recognized and honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards to be held in Miami on December 14. Veteran Caribbean-American television news anchor and reporter Neki Mohan will be honored […]

National News

Courtleigh Hospitality Group Exec, Nicola Madden-Greig, Receives 2019 JHTA President’s Award

Courtleigh Hospitality Group Exec, Nicola Madden-Greig, Receives 2019 JHTA President’s Award

Group Director of Marketing and Sales is the first two-time winner of prestigious tourism award KINGSTON, Jamaica – Nicola Madden-Greig, Group Director of Marketing and Sales for The Courtleigh Hospitality Group, was honored recently with the 2019 Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) President’s Award. A past president of the JHTA and current fifth Vice President of the Caribbean Hotel and […]

Famed “Day-O” Calypso Songwriter, Irving Burgie Passes Away

Famed “Day-O” Calypso Songwriter, Irving Burgie Passes Away

by Howard Campbell NEW YORK – Songwriter Irving Burgie, whose impressive catalog includes pop standards such as Day-O, Jamaica Farewell and Mary’s Boy Child, has died. His son, Andrew Burgie, confirmed that his father passed away on November 29 in New York at age 95. Heart failure was given as the cause of death. The […]

St Kitts’ second cruise ship pier is in crisis

St Kitts’ second cruise ship pier is in crisis

Basseterre, St Kitts – St Kitts and Nevis’ EC$150 million second cruise ship pier is facing a crisis and cannot be used immediately. Hon Ian Patches Liburd and SCASPA have admitted that the Canadian contractor has not met the contractual conditions for it to take over the scandal-riddled facility. The designers have confirmed that there […]

Entertainment

Sadiki gives “Perfect” a Lovers Rock Reggae Vibe

Sadiki gives “Perfect” a Lovers Rock Reggae Vibe

by Howard Campbell TORONTO, Canada – Singer/producer Sadiki is a big fan of artists who tell good stories. In his opinion, one of the finest storytellers in contemporary music is British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran. The Canada-based Sadiki’s latest single is a cover of Sheeran’s Perfect, one of his breakout hits from 2017. Sadiki’s reggae version […]

Reggae Month 2020 Gearing Up for “29” Days of Exciting Celebrations in Jamaica and Abroad

Reggae Month 2020 Gearing Up for “29” Days of Exciting Celebrations in Jamaica and Abroad

Kingston, Jamaica – Twenty-nine days of Roots Rocking Live Reggae day and night activities set to bring REGGAE MONTH FEBRUARY 2020 ALIVE….in Jamaica and fed across the world next year. The Hon. Olivia Babsy Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in collaboration with the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism and its partners […]

A Space For Creators Championing New Emerging Voices at Art Basel Miami

A Space For Creators Championing New Emerging Voices at Art Basel Miami

MIAMI – A Space For Creators, a new streaming video platform featuring solely independent creators, will be premiering three emerging creators this Thursday, December 5 during Art Basel. The featured director is Joshua Kissi, a dynamic creative who was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2018. Guests will experience a first look at […]

Travel

American Airlines suspends night arrival/early morning departure between St Kitts and Miami

American Airlines suspends night arrival/early morning departure between St Kitts and Miami

Basseterre, St Kitts – American Airlines has suspended its night arrival/early morning departure flight between Miami International Airport and St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International. Two sources knowledgeable of the situation confirmed late Wednesday that the suspension went into effect from Tuesday, 3 December. No reason was given for the two week suspension. The night […]

Jamaica Awarded World’s Leading Family and Cruise Destination

Jamaica Awarded World’s Leading Family and Cruise Destination

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica took home several awards at the World Travel Awards’ Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman recently including World’s Leading Family Destination and World’s Leading Cruise Destination. This is the first time that Jamaica is being awarded the World’s Leading Family Destination facing tough competition from Australia, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, […]

What’s New in The Islands of The Bahamas This December 2019

What’s New in The Islands of The Bahamas This December 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE – The weather may be cooling down in the U.S., but The Bahamas is heating up this winter. With numerous awards under its belt, The Bahamas is top-of-mind as people around the world set their 2020 travel plans. From continued reopenings on Grand Bahama Island, to a new craft cocktail bar in Nassau to […]

Business

Learn How to Build An App in a New Book by Lyra Logan

Learn How to Build An App in a New Book by Lyra Logan

MIAMI – Author Lyra Blizzard Logan Celebrates Computer Science Education Week with the launch of her new book Learn to Program with App Inventor: A Visual Introduction to Building Apps, a Blueprint guide to building your own apps and learning key computer programming concepts along the way! Computer Science Education Week is just around the […]

JN Money Now Available in Pennsylvania!

JN Money Now Available in Pennsylvania!

FORT LAUDERDALE – JN Money Services (JNMS), owners and operators of the renowned JN Money brand, will be launching its remittance services in the state of Pennsylvania. The remittance provider, via its JN Money Online platform, will offer its suite of services such as cross-border money transfers for cash pick up, to and account or […]

What is the Key to Vehicle Maintenance

What is the Key to Vehicle Maintenance

Whether you own or rent your car, the simple fact is that for every driver of a car, they want it to run as smoothly as is possible. There are endless amounts of things however that make this something that any car driver can tell you is very difficult to do. All it can take is […]

Sports

DC United Team to Play Exhibition Soccer Game on St. Croix

DC United Team to Play Exhibition Soccer Game on St. Croix

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands  – Sports tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands will receive another kickoff when a Major League Soccer team, DC United arrives next week for an exhibition match. Four-time championship team D.C. United will play Bermuda’s national team on Friday, November 15, at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex on St. Croix, the […]

Orange Blossom Classic Returns to Miami Gardens in 2020 After 41-Year Hiatus

Orange Blossom Classic Returns to Miami Gardens in 2020 After 41-Year Hiatus

Orange Blossom Classic Features Gridiron Showdown between Florida A&M University & Albany State University Miami Gardens – The City of Miami Gardens announces the 2020 resurgence of the historic Orange Blossom Classic (OBC) on Sunday, September 6 at the Hard Rock Stadium with a gridiron showdown between Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Albany State University (ASU). […]

Montego Bay, Jamaica Serves as Backdrop for Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic

Montego Bay, Jamaica Serves as Backdrop for Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic

Louisiana State University Headlines College Basketball Pre-Conference Season Event NEW YORK – Jamaica’s tourist capital Montego Bay will once again serve as host for the third staging of The Jersey Mike Jamaica Classic. One of the top College Basketball pre-conference season events, the weekend tournament will take place Friday, November 22 to Sunday, November 24 at […]

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City of Miramar Presents its Community Theatre Program – Shakespeare in the Park

City of Miramar Presents its Community Theatre Program – Shakespeare in the Park

MCC Community Theatre presents its first Original Production at Shirley Branca Park MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar is excited to present the Community Theatre Program – Shakespeare in the Park. The performance entitled, “Hamlet in the Hood” is scheduled for Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 4:00PM. It is an original music production written and […]

Shabba Ranks ‘Crowns’ U-Roy ‘King’ in Queens at Reeewind

Shabba Ranks ‘Crowns’ U-Roy ‘King’ in Queens at Reeewind

Irish and Chin Salutes Living Legend at 10th Anniversary of ‘Reeewind’ New York – There wasn’t a dry eye amongst scores of music lovers during the 10th Anniversary of “Reeewind” on Friday, November 29 in Queens, New York. Overcome with emotions, the audience witnessed Shabba Ranks ‘The Emperor’ ceremonially crown a tearful U-Roy ‘The Godfather’ […]

World Interhash 2020 to bring major tourism influx to Caribbean region

World Interhash 2020 to bring major tourism influx to Caribbean region

Port Of Spain, Trinidad – World Interhash, known within the hashing communities across the globe as the World Cup or Olympics of hashing, is set to bring a tourism boost to host country Trinidad & Tobago and the Caribbean region at large as thousands of eager registrants are already gearing up for the biennial event […]

Another Major Release for C2K20, Lucrativ Refuses Limits, Empowered By Trendsetters

Another Major Release for C2K20, Lucrativ Refuses Limits, Empowered By Trendsetters

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – He’s challenging the norm, challenging the sound of Soca even, but humbly, Soca’s new kid on the block, Lucrativ, is making it abundantly clear that he’s in it for the long haul. Back to back music releases in less than two months, cements this relatively new artiste in a place many often […]

Beware of Holiday Scams – Useful Tips

Beware of Holiday Scams – Useful Tips

SOUTH FLORIDA – With the holidays coming up and seasonal shopping in full swing, criminals are also gearing up for a busy season.  Shoppers should be more vigilant that ever for scams designed to steal their money and personal information. Though scam artists can be aggressive and creative, there are certain red flags and common […]

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