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Jamaican Singer, Teejax Malek I Launches Island Rock Clothing Line

Jamaican Singer, Teejax Malek I Launches Island Rock Clothing Line

by Howard Campbell JACKSONVILLE – When singer Teejax Malek I started production on his latest album last year, he wanted an appropriate image to complement his new Island Rock sound. The Jamaican artist, who is based in Jacksonville, Florida, launched a line of clothing merchandise with Island Rock, his fourth album which was released in […]

Posted in: Business
Jamaica Minister of Tourism Promoting ‘Staycation’ at Jamaican Venues

Jamaica Minister of Tourism Promoting ‘Staycation’ at Jamaican Venues

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has embarked on a local vacation, more popularly known as a staycation, which will take him across the island to review the various tourism products. The staycation is also being used to encourage more Jamaicans to choose to vacation at home. “I will over the next couple […]

Posted in: Travel
Grenada Named Top-Rated Southern Caribbean Cruise Destination

Grenada Named Top-Rated Southern Caribbean Cruise Destination

St. George’s, Grenada – The numbers are in and the three-island destination of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique was named a Top-Rated Southern Caribbean Cruise Destination in Cruise Critic’s third annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The award is based entirely on consumer ratings submitted with reviews on CruiseCritic.com and as a destination awarded in this category, […]

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Jamaican Sex & Relationship Therapist, Machel Hunt for NBT Talks in Atlanta

Jamaican Sex & Relationship Therapist, Machel Hunt for NBT Talks in Atlanta

ATLANTA – Jamaican psychosexual therapist & relationship counsellor Machel Hunt is among the featured panelists at the August 2018 edition of NBT Talks Atlanta, to be held at Ponce City Market on Tuesday, August 21 starting at 6:00 pm. NBT Talks Atlanta is an intimate dialogue series featuring individuals who are successfully on the pursuant […]

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Canadian Based Company ‘OCEAN’ Trains and Employs Jamaicans

Canadian Based Company ‘OCEAN’ Trains and Employs Jamaicans

OCEAN Boosts Employment & Trains Jamaicans for Harbour Tug Services Kingston, Jamaica – Having recently, signed a 10-year contract with Jamaica’s Port Authority for the provision of harbor towage services, Ocean invested approx. $US 60,000 on a training programme for Jamaicans who will be hired to operate the vessels. The Québec based company also provided […]

Posted in: National News
Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – August 14th 2018

Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – August 14th 2018

SOUTH FLORIDA – Mikey B Top 10 Reggae & Dancehall songs for the week of August 14, 2018: Last WeekThis WeekSong TitleArtistLabelWeeks on Chart#2#1She Is A WinnerTom LaingTop Tier Records9#3#2Better Than The StarsChristopher MartinVP Records7#1#3BurnedEtanaTad’s Records10#5#4Mother’s LoveD Y C RTad’s Records5#6#5I’m AliveBeres HammondVP Records5#4#6Jah, Jah WarriorKulcha CallyBlack Culture Ent13#8#7Weh Di Fire GoneI – OctaneYoung Pow Productions4#7#8SurviveRuffiSmall […]

Posted in: Entertainment
New Florida Vision Ramps Up Latin and African-American Voter Outreach

New Florida Vision Ramps Up Latin and African-American Voter Outreach

Groups are activating South Floridians to vote for Andrew Gillum MIAMI – The group behind the Wynwood mural portraying Andrew Gillum as ‘the People’s Candidate’ is planning more unconventional activities to reach out to voters now that early voting has begun. New Florida Vision PAC is performing daily door-knocking and texting to reach voters on […]

Posted in: Politics
Virgin Island Football Hits Home, “So Nice” Bus Ride

Virgin Island Football Hits Home, “So Nice” Bus Ride

SOUTH FLORIDA – The opening round of the CONCACAF League of Nations will take place September 6th – 11. 34 of the CONCACAF’s 41 teams will contest play during the opening round, the six teams who qualified to the hexagonal round (round before World Cup Finals) have received a bye, and will commence their tournament play […]

Posted in: Sports
Jamaican Educator Pens New Book on Parental Involvement in Schools

Jamaican Educator Pens New Book on Parental Involvement in Schools

by Howard Campbell ATLANTA – With technology’s impact on education increasing rapidly, many parents believe their influence on children’s progress in the classroom is threatened. In her latest book, Families As Partners: The Essential Link in Children’s Education, Andrea Nelson-Royes addresses these concerns. She makes a comprehensive case for a return to basics. The Jamaican […]

Posted in: Local News
Caribbean American Primary Election Voters’ Guide -August 2018: Palm Beach County

Caribbean American Primary Election Voters’ Guide -August 2018: Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Since 2000, a group of concerned Caribbean-Americans in South Florida, has developed Voters’ Guides to help you 1) select the better candidates who may promote the interests of Caribbean-American people in South Florida, and 2) provide guidance on constitutional ballot amendments. We have watched various political news programs, read local and national […]

Posted in: Politics
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