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Eastern Caribbean joins Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to showcase their destinations

Eastern Caribbean joins Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association to showcase their destinations

Eastern Caribbean Destinations are open and building better than ever for cruise passengers Pembroke Pines – Eastern Caribbean destinations like Puerto Rico, St. Maarten and the U.S. Virgin Islands already welcome tens of thousands of cruise passengers per day after recovering from the tragic and unprecedented hurricane season, but they are looking to the future. […]

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‘Hookie’ makes major splash in Jamaica Carnival

‘Hookie’ makes major splash in Jamaica Carnival

Kingston, Jamaica – The recent Jamaica Carnival weekend was indeed one for the books. Adding to this mix of epic events was the inaugural ‘Hookie Jamaica’ experience which gave fete lovers an opportunity to beat the daytime heat with a pool party extravaganza complete with both breakfast and lunch offerings and an unbeatable collection of […]

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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Makes Strong Case for Small and Medium-Sized Tourism Enterprises at G20 Tourism Ministerial Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Makes Strong Case for Small and Medium-Sized Tourism Enterprises at G20 Tourism Ministerial Summit

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has underscored the need for greater support of small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs) in order to ensure the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry. Minister Bartlett is attending the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he presented […]

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Caribbean Artist Breaks His Silence as International Music Heavyweights Benefit from Caribbean’s Culture and Sound

Caribbean Artist Breaks His Silence as International Music Heavyweights Benefit from Caribbean’s Culture and Sound

 Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Beyonce Knowles is this month, the talk of the town. The Internet remains abuzz, singing her praise for a job well done at the recent Coachella music festival, in California. The Caribbean meanwhile, is pretty quiet and one man who’s been a part of the entertainment landscape for some time, thinks there’s no […]

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NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Facebook Privacy Policy

NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Facebook Privacy Policy

By Derrick Johnson WASHINGTON, DC – “Mr. Zuckerberg, would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night?” That was a question Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) posed to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s during a congressional hearing in which the latter responded with an awkward “no.” It […]

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“Taste the Islands Experience” Kicks off Caribbean-American Heritage Month

“Taste the Islands Experience” Kicks off Caribbean-American Heritage Month

FORT LAUDERDALE – Enjoy the authentic sights, sounds and flavors of the Caribbean during the 2018 “Taste the Islands Experience” on Saturday, June 2, at the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. Food and spirits enthusiasts with a taste for island indulgences will enjoy an all-inclusive evening featuring celebrity cooking demos, an artisan shopping village, live music and […]

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I-Octane Readies to Celebrate “Love & Life” with Album Release Parties

I-Octane Readies to Celebrate “Love & Life” with Album Release Parties

MIAMI – International recording reggae artist I-Octane is gearing to celebrate his third full length album “Love & Life” with several slated Album Release Parties, and Meets & Greets for his fans! Debuting at #3 on the Reggae Billboard Chart, the album has offered breakthrough tracks of all genres. “Love & Life explores vibes like R&B, soca, pop, latin, EDM, afrobeats, […]

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Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

MIAMI – Goodwill Ambassador Project manager Yvans Morisseau and the Office of Community Advocacy are the 2018 recipient of the South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA) Community Advocacy Award. The ASPA annual awards reception will take place on June 21 at 6 p.m. The Goodwill Ambassador Program under the Office of Community Advocacy is made […]

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Bahamasair Offering New Direct Flights Between Miami and Bimini

Bahamasair Offering New Direct Flights Between Miami and Bimini

Bahamasair will takeoff four times per week between Miami and Bimini FORT LAUDERDALE –  Bahamasair, The Bahamas national flag carrier,  will begin non-stop service between, Miami and Bimini beginning May 3rd. The Islands Of The Bahamas is the closest landfall from the U.S. mainland and a mere 50 miles away, Bimini Island in the Bahamas […]

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Bahamas Paradise christens new ship, MV Classica and sails out of Palm Beach

Bahamas Paradise christens new ship, MV Classica and sails out of Palm Beach

Bahamas Paradise doubles its cruise business to Grand Bahama with christening of new ship MV Classica FORT LAUDERDALE  – With the recent ribbon cutting and inaugural ceremony and voyage of its new ship MV Grand Classica, The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s unique two day cruise and stay, out of Palm Beach, Florida to Grand Bahama […]

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