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Jamaica Consulate to host series of community forums “Invest Now”

Jamaica Consulate to host series of community forums “Invest Now”

SOUTH FLORIDA – Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair has announced that the Consulate General will host a series of Community forums. The first forum, “Invest Now” will be held on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the City of Miramar (Commission Chamber) 2300 City Place, Miramar, FL 33025. The ongoing series will focus […]

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Leo Gilling, Miramar Commissioner Candidate, Collaborates with Broward College for Education Summit

Leo Gilling, Miramar Commissioner Candidate, Collaborates with Broward College for Education Summit

Miramar Commissioner Candidate and Education Task Force Chairman works on Education Summit MIRAMAR – Leo Gilling, Candidate for the City of Miramar Commission Seat 4 and Chairman of the Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF), leads the team organizing the Fourth Biennial Advancement in Education Summit. Gilling lead the development of the Summit in Jamaica […]

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Jamaica’s Master Blender Joy Spence to Speak at JWOF Empowerment Conference

Jamaica’s Master Blender Joy Spence to Speak at JWOF Empowerment Conference

Jamaican Women of Florida JWOF) 5th Annual Empowerment Conference & Scholarship Luncheon – March 23, 2019 MIAMI – Jamaican Joy Spence, OD, CD, the first woman to achieve the position of Master Blender in the spirits industry, globally, will share her story when she appears as the guest speaker at the Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) […]

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Victoria Mutual FL Rep. Office Supports Global Scholars Program

Victoria Mutual FL Rep. Office Supports Global Scholars Program

SOUTH FLORIDA -In support of education, Camille Edwards, Global Scholars Coordinator, The School Board of Broward County, Florida received a sponsorship check from Suzette Rochester Lloyd, Chief Representative Officer, Victoria Mutual – Florida Representative Officer in support of the Broward County Public School’s Global Scholars Program. The Global Scholars Program is a digital, theme-based initiative that […]

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Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Kicked Off “I AM” University Panel Series

Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Kicked Off “I AM” University Panel Series

“I AM” University Panel Series Kicked Off Super Bowl Weekend with a Powerful Forum at Georgia State University ATLANTA – Just before the New England Patriots took on the Los Angeles Rams at Super Bowl LIII last weekend, students at Georgia State University were filling seats at the school’s Speakers Auditorium to listen to a […]

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Jamaican Women of Florida Accepting Applications for Scholarship

Jamaican Women of Florida Accepting Applications for Scholarship

“Powerful Women…Next Generation” Scholarship to be awarded March 23rd SOUTH FLORIDA – Applications are now being accepted for the Jamaican Women of Florida “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 2019. Valued at $1,250 yearly, the scholarship will […]

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Commissioner Monestime Sadden by death of Haitian migrants off the Bahamas

Commissioner Monestime Sadden by death of Haitian migrants off the Bahamas

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime expressed sadness at the death of dozens of Haitians who drowned off the coast of the Bahamas when the boat carrying them sank after striking a reef on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Bahamian officials identified the boat, which was found on Sunday, as an American vessel engaged in […]

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Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Comes To Miramar Cultural Center

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Comes To Miramar Cultural Center

A Conversation with Renowned Author and Orator, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson on Race Relations MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar is excited to present “DR. MICHAEL ERIC DYSON” on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 8:00pm at the Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) | ArtsPark located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson […]

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Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Launches Super Bowl LIV “LIVE IT MIAMI” Campaign

Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Launches Super Bowl LIV “LIVE IT MIAMI” Campaign

“Mr. Worldwide” Pitbull Narrates Host Committee Video, Inviting the World to Experience Miami for Upcoming Super Bowl – “LIVE IT MIAMI” ATLANTA – The Miami Super Bowl Host Committee unveiled the new Super Bowl LIV host city marketing campaign “LIVE IT MIAMI” during the National Football League Handoff Ceremony in Atlanta with the premiere of the Committee’s […]

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Around Town with Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair

Around Town with Jamaica’s Consul General, Oliver Mair

Jamaica’s  Consul General, R. Oliver Mair met Mayor, City of Miami, Hon. Francis X. Suarez, last Tuesday (Jan. 29) following the Mayor’s State of the City address at the Freedom Tower in Miami. Consul General Mair was among the many dignitaries, diplomats and city officials invited to the ceremony. Please like & share:

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