Local News

CHI opens New COVID19 testing location in Florida City

CHI opens New COVID19 testing location in Florida City

MIAMI – Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is opening a new drive through Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site in Florida City starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020 to meet the needs of the community. This is CHI’s 3rd testing location. The non-profit organization will be testing on Tuesday and Thursdays at 450 Davis Parkway in Florida […]

Follow IRS on Social Media, E-News Subscriptions for Urgent Updates on COVID-19

Follow IRS on Social Media, E-News Subscriptions for Urgent Updates on COVID-19

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to follow the agency’s official social media accounts and email subscription lists to get urgent information on COVID-19 and economic impact payments. These platforms provide the latest alerts and information on various tax topics to include emerging scams. These platforms are especially […]

City of Miramar’s April 1st 2020 Commission Meeting Will Be Virtual

City of Miramar’s April 1st 2020 Commission Meeting Will Be Virtual

MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar continues to share new information as the COVID-19 health crisis continues to affect our community. The City is urging everyone to stay at home and take measures to limit their risk of exposure to COVID-19. On Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00 p.m., the City of Miramar will host a […]

National News

Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica launches new COVID-19 Response Fund

Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica launches new COVID-19 Response Fund

Kingston, Jamaica – The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica today announced that, in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic presently affecting Jamaica, it is launching and spearheading a private, public and social sector partnership geared towards mobilizing and distributing resources towards the protection and welfare of the citizens of Jamaica. The Fund, dubbed the PSOJ COVID-19 Jamaica Response Fund, organized […]

World Bank Releases US$150 Million for COVID-19 Response in Dominican Republic

World Bank Releases US$150 Million for COVID-19 Response in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO – Following a request from the Government of the Dominican Republic, the World Bank released US$150 million to support the country’s efforts to implement emergency measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and manage the impact of the pandemic. On March 19, 2020, the Dominican Republic declared a State of Emergency that will be in place for […]

Countries of the Americas must act now to slow the spread of COVID-19

Countries of the Americas must act now to slow the spread of COVID-19

PAHO Director calls for urgent action to ensure hospital space, beds, health professionals and medical equipment to cope with the coming influx of coronavirus disease 2019 Washington, DC – With many countries of the Americas now reporting community transmission of COVID-19, there is still a short window of time for governments to slow the spread of […]

Entertainment

Trevor Castell Pays Tribute to His Brother, Lacksley on Latest EP

Trevor Castell Pays Tribute to His Brother, Lacksley on Latest EP

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – AS a youth in the gritty Kingston community of Waterhouse, Trevor Castell grew up with a number of reggae singers who would become stars. They included Michael Rose of Black Uhuru, Junior Reid, Don Carlos and Hugh Mundell. None had a greater impact on him than his brother, Lacksley Castell, […]

“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live Series Delivers a Taste of the Destination

“Escape To Jamaica” Instagram Live Series Delivers a Taste of the Destination

Virtual Care Package Aims to Lift Spirits During Social Distancing KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is using its digital platform to deliver a virtual care package to uplift and inspire followers around the world currently practicing responsible social distancing. On Friday, April 3 at 9:00 pm ET (8:00 pm Jamaica time), the JTB will kick off […]

Christopher Martin Presents Live Stream Performance on VP Records YouTube Page

Christopher Martin Presents Live Stream Performance on VP Records YouTube Page

Official Kickoff Jamaica’s COVID-19 Fundraising Efforts NEW YORK – VP Records artist Christopher Martin has joined forces with Restaurants of Jamaica (ROJ), KFC and VP Records for an at home concert to aid Jamaica’s health sector during the fight against COVID-19. This event will be broadcasted live on the VP Records YouTube channel. Set for Sunday, […]

Travel

Jamaica Tourism Workers to Receive Free Online Training Programs

Jamaica Tourism Workers to Receive Free Online Training Programs

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the launch of a free online training programme for tourism workers affected by the negative impact of COVID-19.  “Faced with the dramatic consequences of COVID-19, the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) which is in the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), is acting to face this emergency, […]

Grenada Adds Further Measures to Stem the Spread of COVID-19

Grenada Adds Further Measures to Stem the Spread of COVID-19

GRENADA – With effect from Tuesday March 30, 2020, the state of Grenada is in a 24 hour curfew to mitigate the community spread of COVID-19. As of Sunday March 29, Grenada has 9 confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus, all being imported or import related cases. The Government of Grenada has taken these proactive […]

Planning a Trip to the USA? Here’s What Your Itinerary Should Include

Planning a Trip to the USA? Here’s What Your Itinerary Should Include

Think of a nation in the world where you can experience diversity at every step made forward, and you will have the USA on the top of the list. From the national parks spreading greenery over the chest of this country to man-made wonders and bustling cities, the United States of America has it all. […]

Business

Windows vs Mac OS: Which is Right For You?

Windows vs Mac OS: Which is Right For You?

If you’re looking for a new computer, you should be looking into Windows vs Mac OS. Depending on how you plan to use the computer, one will be a better choice. When you are deciding to move from Windows to Mac OS it’s complicated. For some facing the windows vs. mac os dilemma, it’s a […]

5 Tips To Protect Your Virtual Business

5 Tips To Protect Your Virtual Business

By Kimra Major-Morris – Intellectual Property Lawyer www.majormorrislaw.com SOUTH FLORIDA – The virtual sale of goods and services has increased with the COVID-19 quarantine, and business owners who have intellectual property registrations are in the strongest position to delegate work to virtual assistants, participate in online marketing through social media platforms (or others), license, sell, […]

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

WASHINGTON, DC  – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls […]

Sports

Caribbean stud poker – there’s never been a better time to learn

Caribbean stud poker – there’s never been a better time to learn

One of the great things about poker is that there are so many variations and nuances. From a simple game of Jacks or Better video poker to no-limits Texas Holdem, there’s a variation of poker to suit every level of expertise from absolute beginners to seasoned pros.  Of course, the real beauty is in progressing […]

Team Jamaica Bickle on Ban of Jamaican Athletes from Participation at the Penn Relays

Team Jamaica Bickle on Ban of Jamaican Athletes from Participation at the Penn Relays

NEW YORK – Team Jamaica Bickle is aware of the decision made by the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) to ban participation of Jamaican schools at the 2020 staging of the Annual Penn Relays Carnival, which will take place at Franklin Field, University of Pennsylvania, from April 23-25. We are also aware of the decision made by […]

How to Choose a Putter: Picking the Right Putter Style for You

How to Choose a Putter: Picking the Right Putter Style for You

Are you trying to figure out how to choose a putter? Read this article to learn more about picking the right putter style for you. You’ve hit the perfect drive and followed it up with a solid approach shot. Now you need to sink a put, but do you have the right putter? Finding out […]

More News

The Trending Wine Story – 5 reasons why Vegan Wine is trending in 2020

The Trending Wine Story – 5 reasons why Vegan Wine is trending in 2020

Raising a toast for our smallest success or celebrating togetherness in the relationship, reunion with family and friends, or spending some me-time, what could be more appropriate by observing this time with a glass of wine! Humanity and wine had a centuries-old relationship. Be it your favorite dry red wine or Chardonnay; wine has always […]

PengCo Music Unleashes Good Vibes for Caribbean People Everywhere, Even Amid COVID-19 Fears

PengCo Music Unleashes Good Vibes for Caribbean People Everywhere, Even Amid COVID-19 Fears

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – The time for each of us to look within ourselves for the answers that the world now begs of us, has come. COVID-19, and more than that, the state of the Earth in its present form, is merely a reflection of what we have allowed to happen over time. PengCo Music’s Randal […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Festivals Launches “Virtual” Carnival

U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Festivals Launches “Virtual” Carnival

‘Home Wuk’ series leverages social media to reduce impact of isolation   U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – In response to the postponement of Carnival Virgin Islands on St. Thomas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals has launched ‘Home Wuk’, online social gatherings designed to create a sense of […]

Jamaica Tourist Board Turns 65 Years Old Today

Jamaica Tourist Board Turns 65 Years Old Today

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is 65 years old! April 1 2020 cements 65 years since the JTB has served as Jamaica’s national tourism agency. As the national agency tasked with the responsibility to market Destination Jamaica, the JTB engages in intensive promotions to attract travellers to the island. Six-and- a-half decades […]

Get Help from Harrisburg Lawyers for Your Family Issues

Get Help from Harrisburg Lawyers for Your Family Issues

The family is the most basic structure of society. It is responsible for forming and teaching an individual so that it can function in society as a whole. Other responsibilities of a family can include procreation, child-rearing, and keeping peace in a household. However, not all families are made of blood as this website says. […]

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