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Beres Hammond – I’m Alive

Billboard.com has premiered the new video “I’m Alive”, the first single off Beres Hammond’s new album “Never Ending”. “I’m Alive” is a 21st century ‘roots’ track, with Beres singing praises for life’s simple and essential joys. The visual, directed by RD Studios, aims to portray Beres Hammond’s childhood and the beginning of his love for […]

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IDB to Make Over US$50 Million Available a Year for Projects in Jamaica

IDB to Make Over US$50 Million Available a Year for Projects in Jamaica

Derrick Scott Washington DC – The Inter-American Development Bank is to make over US$50 million dollars a year available for investment in a number of projects in Jamaica, through its investment arm, IDB Invest. Tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, as well as in the financial sector are the areas identified to benefit, according IDB Invest General […]

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Governor Mapp expresses concern for Trinidadians impacted by severe flooding

Governor Mapp expresses concern for Trinidadians impacted by severe flooding

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has expressed solidarity with the people of Trinidad & Tobago following the dangerous flooding that is seriously impacting residents in communities in various parts of Trinidad. “We in the Virgin Islands know all too well the struggles and the pain associated with natural disasters, as […]

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Beres Hammond’s “Never Ending” is #1 on Billboard Reggae Chart in its First Week

Beres Hammond’s “Never Ending” is #1 on Billboard Reggae Chart in its First Week

NEW YORK – Legendary reggae artist Beres Hammond’s new album “Never Ending” has debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Chart in its first week according to VP Records. The album was also number one on iTunes in the US, UK, and Japan, within the first hour of its release. To launch the album, Beres […]

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Former VP Biden stumps for Nelson, Dems

Former VP Biden stumps for Nelson, Dems

New independent polls show tight Senate race tilting toward Nelson TAMPA – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson took a swipe at his GOP opponent for lacking integrity, as he was campaigning across the state Monday with former Vice President Joe Biden. “At the end of the day, it’s all about trust and integrity,” Nelson told an […]

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Governor Debate Presents Two Very Different Visions for Floridians

Governor Debate Presents Two Very Different Visions for Floridians

The Hope of Gillum and the Hate of DeSantis SOUTH FLORIDA – Watching the CNN Governor’s debate between Democrat Andrew Gillum, who would be the first Black governor of the state, and Republican Ron DeSantis, who is riding the coattails of Trump, representatives of the New Florida Majority issued the following: “Floridians want and deserve a […]

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FL Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo,”Andrew Gillum was downright gubernatorial”

FL Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo,”Andrew Gillum was downright gubernatorial”

TAMPA – Today, Mayor Andrew Gillum participated in his first gubernatorial debate against Ron DeSantis on CNN. In response, Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo released the following statement:   “Florida voters saw a clear contrast on the debate stage this evening. Andrew Gillum was optimistic, hopeful, substantive — and downright gubernatorial. Mayor Gillum made […]

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St. Thomas, No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb

St. Thomas, No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb

St. Thomas takes Top Spot  ST. THOMAS – St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been ranked the No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb – with a 600 percent increase in bookings over last year. The Territory’s capital, Charlotte Amalie, earned that distinction on Airbnb, a marketplace for home rentals which has a number […]

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PAFM Jamaica Stage Fundraising Benefit for Ghana All-African People’s Conference

PAFM Jamaica Stage Fundraising Benefit for Ghana All-African People’s Conference

Kingston, Jamaica – The Pan African Federalist Movement (PAFM) Jamaica members are in high gear preparing for travel to Accra, Ghana for the 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the All-African People’s Conference (AAPC@60) and the PAFM Pre-Congress. The commemoration is scheduled to take place in Accra, Ghana from Saturday December 8 to Thursday December 13, 2018. […]

Posted in: National News
Early Voting in Broward County Begins October 22nd

Early Voting in Broward County Begins October 22nd

Broward County — The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office is prepared to be of service to voters at the 22 Early Voting Sites scheduled for the 2018 General Election. Instead of voting at their polling place or voting by mail, voters may take advantage of Early Voting which will take place from Monday, October 22 […]

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