Local News

Miami Dolphins Partner with Hyundai to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals

Miami Dolphins Partner with Hyundai to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals

Miami Dolphins continue to serve the South Florida Community Miami – The Miami Dolphins have continued their longstanding tradition of serving the community and assisting those in need during the 2017 season. Throughout the year, Dolphins players, cheerleaders, alumni and staff have visited numerous schools, hospitals and community centers throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. […]

D-Junction Mas and Adonis Events host annual “Give Thanks Brunch”

D-Junction Mas and Adonis Events host annual “Give Thanks Brunch”

MIAMI – Join D-Junction Mas and Adonis Events at their first annual “Give Thanks” #brunch on Sunday, November 26,2017 at 1306 Miami, 1306 N Miami Ave. Miami 10am-4pm. Click here to purchase your ticket. Proceeds will be used to purchase snacks, beverages, sandwiches, and toiletries for those in need. They are asking attendees to feel free […]

Want to Make Sure Your Holiday Packages Arrive Safely? Do These Things

Want to Make Sure Your Holiday Packages Arrive Safely? Do These Things

SOUTH FLORIDA – Are you shipping gifts out to loved ones this holiday season? We know you might be in a bit of a rush to get everything packed up and shipped out on time, but if you want to make sure your holiday packages arrive safely, it’s important that you follow a few simple tips: […]

National News

Jamaica Ready for Global Sustainable Tourism Conference

Jamaica Ready for Global Sustainable Tourism Conference

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – With just a few days to go, Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett is satisfied that all systems are in place for the November 27 to 29 staging of the global conference on sustainable tourism at the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC). Registration for the UNWTO, Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group […]

Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

By Wesley Kirton MIAMI – The 41st annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America wrapped up in Miami on Friday (November 17) with the issue of disaster resilience planning dominating the discussions, against the backdrop of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the Caribbean region within weeks of each other in September resulting in […]

Strong push to improve Caribbean / U.S. relations under Trump era

Strong push to improve Caribbean / U.S. relations under Trump era

By Wesley Kirton MIAMI – It’s the final day of the Conference on the Caribbean and Central America and there was an interesting discussion on future US/Caribbean relations. There have been strong calls for the private sector in the Caribbean to become more actively engaged in lobbying and other efforts to enhance the region’s relations […]

Entertainment

Dancehall Deejay Ninja Man Convicted of Murder

Dancehall Deejay Ninja Man Convicted of Murder

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – It won’t be a Merry Christmas for Ninja Man. The colorful dancehall deejay was convicted of murder in Jamaica’s Home CIrcuit Court in Kingston on Monday. Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentyne, was charged along with his son Jameil and Dennis Clayton, with murdering Ricardo Johnson in Kingston […]

Miss Teen Haiti Scholarship Pageant 2017 returns with a Bang!

Miss Teen Haiti Scholarship Pageant 2017 returns with a Bang!

MIAMI – On Saturday, November 18, 2017, girls ranging from 13- 15 and 16-18-year-olds will compete for the title of Miss Teen Haiti Scholarship Pageant 2017 at the North Miami Beach Performing Arts Center located 17011 NE 19th Ave, North Miami Beach, Florida 33162. The Miss Teen Haiti Scholarship Pageant motto is:  through self-empowerment, life skills […]

DI JUGGLIN VOLUME 1 features classic reggae riddims

DI JUGGLIN VOLUME 1 features classic reggae riddims

DI JUGGLIN VOLUME 1 The Highly Anticipated Compilation of 2017 SOUTH FLORIDA – DI JUGGLIN VOLUME 1 is a highly anticipated, much talked about Classic Riddim reggae album that takes on a new life with 15 hand-selected Artists. Tracks on the album are from established Artists and introduces some incredible new voices. DI JUGGLIN VOLUME […]

Travel

Park Hyatt St Kitts moves the Island into Tourism Big League

Park Hyatt St Kitts moves the Island into Tourism Big League

Park Hyatt St Kitts Christophe Harbour is the first Park Hyatt hotel in the Caribbean BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Park Hyatt St Kitts Christophe Harbour, a five-star luxury beach resort that opened this month in the heart of Banana Bay with 300 local permanent employees, has propelled St. Kitts and Nevis into a unique position […]

Tourism Service Excellence Awards launched in Jamaica

Tourism Service Excellence Awards launched in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica – To recognize individuals and organizations that consistently make significant contributions to Jamaica’s thriving tourism sector, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett officially launched the Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston. TSEA, which was conceptualized by Minister Bartlett in 2008, is geared […]

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay Offering Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay Offering Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay Offers Savings Of Up To 65% Off Black Friday, Cyber Monday Bookings MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay is kicking off the 2017 holiday gift-giving season in style, offering Black Friday / Cyber Monday savings of up to 65% off resort stays enjoyed through December 2018. Savings apply to all room categories, including […]

Business

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Continental & Global Services

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Continental & Global Services

MIAMI – November is National Entrepreneurship month and we celebrate the success of our entrepreneurs and innovators such as Continental & Global Services. Established in 2014, Continental & Global Services is a leading distributor of high-quality janitorial products, chemicals, and food service disposables in the Eastern Unites States. With an extensive selection of products, they have […]

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Taj Hunter Waite

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Taj Hunter Waite

National Entrepreneurship Month Powered by Art Africa Miami Arts Fair SOUTH FLORIDA – November is National Entrepreneurship Month and our National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight is Taj Hunter Waite, Creative Consultant for Art Africa Miami Arts Fair.  National Entrepreneurship Month and an ideal occasion to celebrate the successes and honor the legacies of all of the […]

Michael Lee Chin, “Caribbean is a fertile environment for serious investors”

Michael Lee Chin, “Caribbean is a fertile environment for serious investors”

MIAMI – Jamaican entrepreneur Michael Lee Chin, Founder and Chairman of Portland Holdings, Inc. Wednesday (Nov. 15th) outlined a menu of incentives which provide for successful foreign investment in the Caribbean region (CARICOM) but also warned of a menu of shortcomings with which investors must be prepared to deal. Many of these shortcomings however, he […]

Sports

Jamaican Swimmer, Michael Gunning continues to Rewrite National Records

Jamaican Swimmer, Michael Gunning continues to Rewrite National Records

By Tony Morrison UNITED KINGDOM – Jamaica’s Michael Gunning continued to show that he is one of the next wave of Jamaican stars looking to impress in senior international waters at the Commonwealth Games, CAC Games and World Short Course Championships in 2018 with another series of record breaking performances over the weekend. Competing at […]

Curaçao’s Chade Nercisio medals at Florida High School Swimming Championships

Curaçao’s Chade Nercisio medals at Florida High School Swimming Championships

Florida High School State Swimming Championships Curaçao Star Sprinter Chade Nercisio Has Career Best Medal Haul At 1a Champs By Tony Morrison STUART – Trinity Christian Academy and Curaçao’s sprint star Chade Nercisio was always a force to reckon with at the Florida High School Championships 1A championships but the 2017 edition saw her making a […]

Trinidad and Tobago’s Dylan Carter wins Gold at College Challenge

Trinidad and Tobago’s Dylan Carter wins Gold at College Challenge

Dylan Carter wins Gold In The 800 And 400 Yard Freestyle Relay LOS ANGELES – The 2017 edition of the USA College challenge saw the CARIFTA region represented by Trinidad and Tobago’s Dylan Carter. The meet format has members of the United States National Team competing against college swimmers from a specific conference in a […]

More News

Gail Dunwell Appointed Donor Consultant for NET Jamaica

Gail Dunwell Appointed Donor Consultant for NET Jamaica

President of Atlanta BMA, Gail Dunwell appointed International Donor Consultant for National Education Trust (NET) Jamaica By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – President of the Atlanta based Benevolent Missions of Atlanta (BMA) Mrs. Gail Dunwell, has been appointed to the position of International Donor Consultant for the National Education Trust (NET) Jamaica by Jamaica’s Minister […]

Jamaica’s Education Minister seeks National School Bus System

Jamaica’s Education Minister seeks National School Bus System

Education Minister calls on Jamaican Diaspora to help establish National School Bus System By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Education, News and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid has called on members of the Jamaican Diaspora in the United States to partner with government in establishing a national school bus system. Senator Reid […]

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Dr Lanetta Bronté

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Dr Lanetta Bronté

National Entrepreneurship Month Powered by James Wilson Bridges Medical Society Walk A Mile With A Child-May 5, 2018 in Historic Overtown SOUTH FLORIDA – November is National Entrepreneurship Month and our National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight is Dr Lanetta Bronté, MPH, MSPH. National Entrepreneurship Month and an ideal occasion to celebrate the successes and honor the legacies of […]

Senator Campbell calls on Congress to extend Haiti’s TPS at least 18 months

Senator Campbell calls on Congress to extend Haiti’s TPS at least 18 months

Bill For TPS Extension Passes Senate Committee TALLAHASSEE – Legislation sponsored by State Senator Daphne Campbell (D-Miami) which calls on the President of the United States, the Secretary of the United States Department of State, and the Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security to extend a program known as “Temporary Protected Status” […]

Keturah Gamba joins Badjohn Republic on Soca Track that’s a guaranteed hit

Keturah Gamba joins Badjohn Republic on Soca Track that’s a guaranteed hit

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – New artistes all have the potential to be superstars, believe it or not. Sometimes all it takes is a little commitment and of course, consistency. T&T’s Keturah Gamba is one of those less known female songbirds who’s clearing her own path and making it understood that she refuses to take no for an […]

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