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Florida Bipartisan Immigration Virtual Summit to address U.S. Citizenship Act 2021

Florida Bipartisan Immigration Virtual Summit to address U.S. Citizenship Act 2021

[MIAMI] – A diverse group of elected officials, business leaders, Dreamers and Essential Workers will convene virtually February 25 at 10:00 a.m. for the virtual summit Florida Thriving: Bipartisan Immigration Solutions 2021.  During the summit they will discuss commonsense, bipartisan immigration solutions and how they can help us rebuild, recover and thrive. The summit will feature remarks by Congressman Mario […]

Marketplace Mural at Bravo Supermarket in Historic Miramar to be Unveiled

Marketplace Mural at Bravo Supermarket in Historic Miramar to be Unveiled

 [MIRAMAR] – The City of Miramar will unveil its marketplace mural at Bravo Supermarket in the historic section of Miramar on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The mural will adorn the fascia of the building facing Miramar Parkway. Local artists in the tri-county area were invited to submit their art entries for consideration under the theme […]

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to Deliver Virtual Keynote Speech at  Tamarac’s Black History Month Celebration

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to Deliver Virtual Keynote Speech at Tamarac’s Black History Month Celebration

[TAMARAC] – As part of a series of Black History Month events celebrating Black culture and history, the City of Tamarac is proud to share a live, virtual presentation by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill.  Hill is a renowned African American scholar, journalist and activist.  The Black History Month Celebration takes place on February 26th. Hill […]

National News

How Can The USVI Energize CARICOM? – Basil Springer Column

How Can The USVI Energize CARICOM? – Basil Springer Column

“He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.” – Matthew 11:15   [BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – The Caribbean is a multicultural, multiethnic, multireligious, multilingual region. The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM-1973) was initially a group of former British colonies. Today, CARICOM is a grouping of  20 countries: 15 Member States and five Associate Members. The islands of St. Croix, […]

More Laptops and Tablets Shipped to UJAA Member Schools In Jamaica

More Laptops and Tablets Shipped to UJAA Member Schools In Jamaica

by Derrick Scott [Washington, DC] – The Union of Jamaican Alumni Associations (UJAA) out of New York have sent another shipment of laptop and tablet devices to their schools in Jamaica.  The devices are valued at JA $3 million, to complement the JA $11 million worth of equipment sent last week.  As a result, a […]

St. Kitts and Nevis To Roll Out Its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

St. Kitts and Nevis To Roll Out Its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

[BASSETERRE, St. Kitts] – St. Kitts and Nevis’ vaccination plan is now ready said Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.  Persons residing in the Federation will start receiving the vaccine against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Monday, February 22, 2021. Prime Minister Harris made the announcement Thursday, February 18, during the first sitting of the National […]

Entertainment

Joanna Espeut (Joanna Marie) Recalls Her Introduction to Reggae Music

Joanna Espeut (Joanna Marie) Recalls Her Introduction to Reggae Music

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] – The Paddington Terrace neighborhood in Kingston where Joanna Espeut grew up is a snapshot of Jamaican society. Distinctly upper-class, former prime minister Edward Seaga and University of the West Indies vice chancellor Rex Nettleford were among the area’s famous residents. Known in South Florida entertainment circles as Joanna Marie, she […]

Musical Celebration of African Influence in America in North Miami Beach

Musical Celebration of African Influence in America in North Miami Beach

[NORTH MIAMI BEACH] – As part of its continuing celebration of Black History Month, the City of North Miami Beach proudly presents “A Musical Celebration of African Influence in America”. The celebration takes place on Thursday, February 25th. The virtual family-friendly event, offered through the City’s Multicultural Committee and NMB Commissioner Barbara Kramer. The event […]

5 Games Designed to Test Your Patience

5 Games Designed to Test Your Patience

In the past 20 years we have grown accustomed to playing games that provide us with instant gratification. Whether that be the thrill of jumping into a Kill Confirmed game on Call of Duty or the enjoyment of a fast-paced and visually appealing mobile game. However, in recent years there has been a resurgence of […]

Travel

Discover Jamaica By Bike 2021 Kicks Off In Kingston

Discover Jamaica By Bike 2021 Kicks Off In Kingston

[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – The Jamaica Tourist Board’s newest tourism initiative, Discover Jamaica by Bike officially kicked off with great enthusiasm. The ride, which started at Kingston’s Spanish Court Hotel took participants through the destination’s capital. This was the first leg of the consumer cycling experience rooted in active travel and the development of outdoor programs. “We are excited […]

Reasons Why You Need a Water Pressure Regulator for Your RV

Reasons Why You Need a Water Pressure Regulator for Your RV

Have you ever wondered why we refer to “water” as being a basic human necessity? It is pretty obvious. Water is essential for most of our mundane day-to-day tasks like cooking, washing clothes, or taking a quick shower. So, why am I telling you all of this? The answer is pretty simple – you can’t […]

JetBlue to Launch Newark, New Jersey Flights to St. Thomas

JetBlue to Launch Newark, New Jersey Flights to St. Thomas

[U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS] – The U.S. Virgin Islands will welcome new flights from the New York tri-state area this summer.  JetBlue Airways will begin service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Cyril E. King Airport (STT) on St. Thomas. JetBlue announced the new flights, which go on sale on February 23, will operate four […]

Business

Caribbean Entrepreneur Leverages Technology to Aid Retailers

Caribbean Entrepreneur Leverages Technology to Aid Retailers

[NEW YORK] – Jamaican born entrepreneur and New York resident, Marlon Davis, COO of Reddie Technology Group (formerly Studio HMG Advertising), has forged a path to the solutions he believes will help businesses thrive in the wake of our new normal. The outcome of the pandemic has been unscripted to say the least. As a result, it […]

Travel Advisors Selling the Caribbean Launch “Anywhere Caribbean” Newsletter

Travel Advisors Selling the Caribbean Launch “Anywhere Caribbean” Newsletter

[ATLANTA] – Travel Advisors Selling the Caribbean (TASC) has launched a product and lifestyle digital publication.  The sharable content is curated specifically for consumers. “Anywhere Caribbean” is a bi-weekly newsletter, launched in January 2021 as part of the TASCPro™️ Membership Services. The digital publication features destinations, excursions, news, and tips to increase consumer awareness.  Plus, […]

What do cleaning services provide?

What do cleaning services provide?

Cleaning services do the dirty work for homeowners and business owners. People may not be able to put their finger on exactly what the difference is, but they will notice the next time they visit your home or business that something looks somehow better. But that subtle difference would be more obvious when you take […]

Sports

How to Develop Your Imperfect Golf Skills and Be a Better Gamer

How to Develop Your Imperfect Golf Skills and Be a Better Gamer

Golfing is not an easy sport, in fact, some might argue that it is the hardest sport out there. Golf is very unforgiving, and one poor shot can send you miles off the fairway and ruin an entire round. Therefore, if you want to get good at the sport, you are going to have to […]

Crucial Questions You Need To Answer Before Getting A Firearm

Crucial Questions You Need To Answer Before Getting A Firearm

Getting a firearm is easy in most states. Becoming a responsible firearm owner is a different story. If you’ve decided that you want to get a firearm, there are a few questions you’ll need to answer first. Depending on how you answer these questions, you’ll find that a majority of firearms you can purchase aren’t […]

Essential Things Every Biker Should Own

Essential Things Every Biker Should Own

Once you get into the world of cycling, it can be hard to stop. Biking is a fantastic workout, helps you by-pass morning traffic, brings you to work in less time, gets you outside more, and is easy on your joints. There’s nothing quite like a leisurely bike ride on a Sunday afternoon to leave […]

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Mental Health Issues People Face After Getting Hurt In A Road Crash

Mental Health Issues People Face After Getting Hurt In A Road Crash

Most victims focus on the financial and physical repercussions following a serious road accident, unaware of other potential damages they may have endured as a result of their tragic experience. Many people might not know that in addition to the physical damages, survivors may go experience mental and emotional difficulties. These have as much impact […]

4 Tips for Boosting Your Immune System Naturally

4 Tips for Boosting Your Immune System Naturally

Boosting your immune system is a great way to safeguard your health and well-being. By looking for ways to improve your health, you are more likely to prevent illnesses, ailments and disease, and hopefully live a longer and more fulfilling life. But how can you boost your immune system, exactly? Thankfully, there are many proven […]

The Vital Steps to Take Immediately After Being Involved in a Car Accident

The Vital Steps to Take Immediately After Being Involved in a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident is a really terrible experience and one that, unfortunately, many people experience at some point in their life. Even small accidents can cause a lot of damage to your car and leave you with painful and debilitating injuries that can affect your life and cost you a lot to […]

7 Interesting Facts About Teeth

7 Interesting Facts About Teeth

Teeth are fantastic and they never get enough credit for the strength and beauty they bring to your mouth and your whole face. Those beautiful teeth shape your mouths and they are one of the first things that people see when we speak, say hello, or smile. Your teeth are as unique to you as […]

Want to Decorate Your Home Bar? Here Are Some Ideas

Want to Decorate Your Home Bar? Here Are Some Ideas

Having a home bar is a great idea. But decorating your home bar can be a tough task. This is a space in your home where you would like to unwind and naturally, you would want it to reflect your taste and personality. Whether you prefer to bring the spotlight to your home bar or […]

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