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Celebrating Cuisine and Culture Virtually for National Jamaican Jerk Day

Celebrating Cuisine and Culture Virtually for National Jamaican Jerk Day

SOUTH FLORIDA – With most mega events canceled this year, producers of the Florida, New York, and Canada Grace Jamaican Jerk Festivals, along with Orlando and Palm Beach festivals are taking their celebration to you with a virtual event to mark October 25, 2020, National Jamaican Jerk Day – USA. The event will be streamed […]

Miramar Hosts Ride Pink 2020 in Support of Breast Cancer Survivors

Miramar Hosts Ride Pink 2020 in Support of Breast Cancer Survivors

Ride Pink 2020 To Raise Awareness and Funds MIRAMAR – In recognition of Cancer Awareness Month, Commissioner Yvette Colbourne, from the City of Miramar in association with Training Recreation Art Performance (TRAP) Center, will be hosting its first Ride Pink 2020 Drive on Saturday, October 24 starting at the Henry D. Perry Education Center, 3400 Wildcat […]

Jamaican Actor Paul Campbell Pays Courtesy Call on Consul General Oliver Mair

Jamaican Actor Paul Campbell Pays Courtesy Call on Consul General Oliver Mair

MIAMI – Jamaican actor, Paul Campbell paid a courtesy call on the Consul General Oliver Mair last Thursday (Oct. 15), at the Consulate office in downtown Miami. Campbell, described as Jamaica’s most popular contemporary actor of screen and stage is recognized internationally for his distinct roles in many films and on stage performances. A biographical […]

National News

JAPEX – Jamaica’s Leading Tradeshow Goes Virtual for First Time

JAPEX – Jamaica’s Leading Tradeshow Goes Virtual for First Time

Interactive Experience Will Allow Participants To Connect In New Ways KINGSTON, Jamaica – For the first time in its 30 years, the 2020 edition of Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) will be held virtually. On November 9-10, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) will engage the travel trade partners, providing a […]

Caribbean Public Health Agency Launches Initiatives to Protect the Region’s Tourism Sector

Caribbean Public Health Agency Launches Initiatives to Protect the Region’s Tourism Sector

Unique Health Assurance Stamp, and Mobile App Launched PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – As part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other public health threats, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is preparing to officially launch two important initiatives to protect the Region’s tourism sector and […]

10 Years Later After The 2010 Earthquake, Haiti Still Cannot Get Any Better

10 Years Later After The 2010 Earthquake, Haiti Still Cannot Get Any Better

by Johnny Berkerbeg PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – It’s been 10 years since Haiti suffered the magnitude 7.0 quake that killed more than 300,000 of its people and left more than a million displaced. The scale of the destruction left the Haitian economy, its Government, and daily life indelibly changed. Rubble lined the streets for […]

Entertainment

Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Kameron Corvet, Releases New EP, Kathy’s Basement!

Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Kameron Corvet, Releases New EP, Kathy’s Basement!

Acoustically Yours Kathy’s Basement Virtual Release Concert on Kameron Corvet IG Live on October 23rd at 10pm ATLANTA – In 2018, when Grammy Award-winning artist, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor, Kameron Corvet started strumming the melody for “Don’t Make Me Wait,“on his acoustic guitar, he never imagined that song would take him on tour with the two musical […]

Gregory Isaacs, Reggae’s Cool Ruler Legacy Kept Alive 10 Years Later

Gregory Isaacs, Reggae’s Cool Ruler Legacy Kept Alive 10 Years Later

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – The last time June Isaacs saw her husband, Gregory Isaacs, was in September, 2010. He was leaving for London and stopped by their home in Kingston. “He told me he was going to have a surgery but everything was going to be fine. I figured something was wrong,” she […]

Dancehall Divas Taps Popular Actor ‘Shebada’ To Host Virtual Reunion

Dancehall Divas Taps Popular Actor ‘Shebada’ To Host Virtual Reunion

Dancehall Divas has tapped popular and controversial Roots Play Actor and Social Media Influencer, Keith ’Shebada’ Ramsey to host it’s virtual reunion. New York – Dancehall Divas, the world’s first dancehall lifestyle reality show has recently concluded its first season in the North American market. The seven episode reality series is still on rotation in […]

Travel

U.S. Virgin Islands Embraces Innovation As Tourism Engine Restarts

U.S. Virgin Islands Embraces Innovation As Tourism Engine Restarts

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is confident that its latest strategic partnerships with national media and travel sellers as well as communications to welcome travelers back to the U.S. Virgin Islands are already yielding encouraging returns for the Territory. Since the reopening of its doors to leisure visitors one […]

Craft the Perfect Group Road Trip from Miami to Key West

Craft the Perfect Group Road Trip from Miami to Key West

We love Miami, but we also know that getting out of the city for a road trip with friends can often be a refreshing, therapeutic escape from the daily grind as long as the road trip planning doesn’t take away from the fun! If you’re planning a road trip to Key West but you’re feeling […]

Travel Requirements for St. Kitts & Nevis – Border Reopening October 31st

Travel Requirements for St. Kitts & Nevis – Border Reopening October 31st

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts & Nevis is pleased to once again welcome visitors to its shores beginning October 31, 2020. The Federation will observe a phased reopening with specific entry and travel requirements to be observed by visitors. The travel requirements outlined here are for Phase 1. In Phase 1 of the reopening, […]

Business

Jamaicans Showing Resilience Despite Challenges of Pandemic – JN Money Manager

Jamaicans Showing Resilience Despite Challenges of Pandemic – JN Money Manager

SOUTH FLORIDA – Ms. Maxine Hinds, manager, of JN Money in the Southeast Region of the United States stated that Jamaicans in Florida have demonstrated their resilience by finding ways to send funds back home, despite the economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. She stated that many Jamaicans in the US Diaspora have been […]

Evidence From Global Life Insurance Reviews That Globe Life May Be Your Best Option

Evidence From Global Life Insurance Reviews That Globe Life May Be Your Best Option

Globe Life Insurance and Insurance Company is an organization that gets little recognition than what it really deserves. Most people are quick to rule it off without discovering what it has to offer. Various global life insurance reviews– including this one- support that there are more benefits than drawbacks with this insurance company. And though the […]

6 Steps to Starting a Hugely Successful Roofing Company

6 Steps to Starting a Hugely Successful Roofing Company

Launching your own roofing business is a terrifying and exciting venture. Simplify the process by following a strategic plan to ensure you’re fully prepared. Here are 6 steps for starting a hugely successful roofing company:  Create a Business Plan  Every great business starts with a great business plan. A thoroughly and well-written business plan will […]

Sports

Major League Soccer Announces Steps to Combat Racism and Increase Black Representation

Major League Soccer Announces Steps to Combat Racism and Increase Black Representation

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer today unveiled a series of initiatives to combat racism, advocate for social justice and increase representation in the sport. The new programs, which include the formation of a Diversity Committee consisting of members of the MLS Board of Governors, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, representatives of the Black Players For […]

Three USMNT Players Expected To Shine During the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Three USMNT Players Expected To Shine During the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

In July 2020, CONCACAF unveiled their revised format for 2022 World Cup qualification which includes a 14-match “Octagonal” and an expanded eight team final round. Although the new arrangement has received mixed reviews, it was welcomed by USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter, who can now begin planning for a jam-packed 2021. With the three top teams […]

How Studying the Form Can Help You Back a Winner

How Studying the Form Can Help You Back a Winner

If you know someone who is into horse racing and likes a bet on the action, you may have heard them say, “I am studying the form”. But what exactly does that mean? There are lots of factors to consider in racing when it comes to making your selection. Here is a look at some […]

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Jerk Festival Promoters Celebrate National Jerk Day, Oct. 25, 2020

Jerk Festival Promoters Celebrate National Jerk Day, Oct. 25, 2020

Jerk Festival promoters unite to celebrate National Jamaican Jerk Day; virtual event to feature ‘Best of Performances’ and more! SOUTH FLORIDA – Producers of the Florida, New York, and Canada Grace Jamaican Jerk Festivals, along with Orlando and Palm Beach festivals, have partnered to celebrate the food, music, art, and the culture of jerk in […]

4 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

4 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

If you’re looking to serve your body and immune system well, one of the best things you can do is get a full night’s sleep. The more you’re able to squeeze in high-quality rest, the stronger your physical and emotional health will be. At the end of the day, you rely on your body to […]

4 Rookie Mistakes When Seeking Legal Services That You Must Avoid

4 Rookie Mistakes When Seeking Legal Services That You Must Avoid

Desperation and tension often run high when there’s a need for legal services. However, don’t let it blind you into choosing the wrong lawyer services. Each legal case is often unique and requires profound seriousness. You need not make matters worse due to a miscalculated error of judgment. Here’re rookie mistakes to avoid. Choosing an […]

Caribbean-American Personality Red Carpet Shelley Stars in “Carib Life ATL”

Caribbean-American Personality Red Carpet Shelley Stars in “Carib Life ATL”

ATLANTA – Television, radio personality and entrepreneur, Red Carpet Shelley is set to star in a new Caribbean-focused reality series “Carib Life ATL”. Damon “Bware” Vanzant, son of TV host and literary powerhouse Iyanla Vanzant, is Executive Producer of “Carib Life ATL.” The provocative series “Carib Life ATL” chronicles the life of several Caribbean American […]

Do Collagen Supplements Actually Work or Are They All Hype?

Do Collagen Supplements Actually Work or Are They All Hype?

Collagen supplements have been one of the biggest health trends of the past couple years. Collagen has gained the attention of the fitness and beauty community as well. Yet the question remains do these collagen powders actually work or are they all a buildup for nothing? Your body naturally produces collagen on its own but […]

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