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Margaritaville Beach Resort expanding to Nassau, Bahamas

Margaritaville Beach Resort expanding to Nassau, Bahamas

ORLANDO – Margaritaville Holdings is bringing its authentic lifestyle experience to the Bahamas’ capital city with Margaritaville at The Pointe, a $250 million, six-acre development. Already under construction and expected to begin a phased opening in mid-2019, the development will feature a new 150-room Margaritaville Beach Resort, 150 luxury oceanfront residences – 100 of which will be branded One Particular […]

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JWOF accepting applications for “Powerful Women…Next Generation” Scholarship

JWOF accepting applications for “Powerful Women…Next Generation” Scholarship

SOUTH FLORIDA – Applications are now being accepted for the Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) “Powerful Women…Next Generation” scholarship. The scholarship, renewable annually, is awarded to a first or second generation, Jamaican-American female high school student attending college in Fall 2018.  Valued at $1,250 yearly, the scholarship will encourage the recipient to achieve her four-year educational goal […]

Posted in: Local News
Three Best Vi-Shape Recipes

Three Best Vi-Shape Recipes

We often complain about gaining some extra weight. When it comes to losing the weight we mostly give up, as all that thoughts about exhausting physical exercises make us feel sick already. Some even try physical training, but give up in the matter of a few days, as the desired effect is nowhere to be […]

Posted in: Health
Vital Technology for Startup Businesses

Vital Technology for Startup Businesses

When you start a business, you have much to think about in order to get things up and running. This is a venture that can be exciting and rewarding. However, it can also be a big challenge and means putting in a lot of hard work as well as plenty of thought into what you […]

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Le Plaza Hotel Welcomes Visitors To Carnival In Haiti

Le Plaza Hotel Welcomes Visitors To Carnival In Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Le Plaza Hotel , one of Haiti’s historic hotels is encouraging travelers to visit the Caribbean destination to celebrate Carnival 2018 next month. Marc Pierre-Louis, General Manager of Le Plaza Hotel, said this year’s festival, the theme of which is “Ayiti sou wout chanjman” (Haiti on the road to change), is “a […]

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Caribbean Pan-African leaders say “No” to Trump in the Caribbean

Caribbean Pan-African leaders say “No” to Trump in the Caribbean

By Wesley Kirton SOUTH FLORIDA  – “We, the under-signed representatives of the sovereign people of the Caribbean hereby declare that President Donald Trump of the United States of America is “Persona Non Grata” in our Caribbean region. We further declare that as a “Persona Non Grata” President Donald Trump is NOT welcomed in any territory […]

Posted in: National News
Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – Jan. 16th 2018

Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – Jan. 16th 2018

SOUTH FLORIDA – Mikey B Top 10 Reggae & Dancehall songs for the week of January 16th 2018: Last Week This Week Song Title Artist Label Weeks on Chart #2 #1 No Regards for Life Sampalue Kng 10 Music/Everything Rastafari 12 #1 #2 Are You Ready For Love Kulcha Cally Black Culture Ent 10 #3 #3 […]

Posted in: Entertainment
Tourism Stakeholders Getting Set For Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Tourism Stakeholders Getting Set For Caribbean Travel Marketplace

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Registration for this month’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is strong. Following a meeting with the Host Committee in San Juan this week, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) reported that demand among travel industry stakeholders to […]

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Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

LAUDERHILL —The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the honorees for the 5th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast powered by the Florida Panthers. Themed, “I AM,” honorees will be awarded in front of family, friends and colleagues on Friday, March 2nd, 7:30 a.m., at the BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, […]

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Jamaica to Redevelop Montego Bay to Appleton Estate Railway

Jamaica to Redevelop Montego Bay to Appleton Estate Railway

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Government of Jamaica has been in discussions with a number of investors to resuscitate the railway programme to Appleton Estate, which he hopes will result in an increase of tourists visiting the South Coast of the island. The Montego Bay to Appleton Rum […]

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