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Miami Resistance plans protest to greet AG Jeff Sessions

Miami Resistance plans protest to greet AG Jeff Sessions

In the wake of Charlottesville, The Resistance plans large greeting party for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ visit to Miami MIAMI – In the wake of the Trump administration’s disastrous response to Charlottesville, where President Trump defended white supremacists and Neo-Nazi’s, the Resistance is joining together to stand up to this administration’s policies that promote hatred and division, including […]

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Jamaican Culture: “Celebrating Jamaica at home and abroad”

Jamaican Culture: “Celebrating Jamaica at home and abroad”

SOUTH FLORIDA – Sermon given by Most. Rev. & Hon. Charles H. Dufour, DD, OJ, CD at Service of Thanksgiving in Celebration of Jamaica’s 55th Independence Anniversary in South Florida: I count it a signal honour to have been invited to address you on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of our Independence. The theme of […]

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Consul General of Jamaica – Miami Independence Day Message

Consul General of Jamaica – Miami Independence Day Message

Independence Day message on the occasion of Jamaica 55 – “Celebrating Jamaicans at Home and Abroad” MIAMI – One of the defining moments in the life of a country is the date on which it proclaims its independence to the community of nations. It is a bold statement which encapsulates the dreams, aspirations and determination […]

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Jamaicans in the U.S. celebrate the island’s 55th Independence Anniversary

Jamaicans in the U.S. celebrate the island’s 55th Independence Anniversary

By Derrick A. Scott Washington,  D.C. = Jamaican’s residing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area will celebrate the island’s Emerald anniversary with a number of scheduled official events to commemorate the 55th anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence. Between Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 13, the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C . under the leadership […]

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Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy

Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy

Commentary with Winston Barnes SOUTH FLORIDA – As Jamaicans move from the observance of emancipation day toward Independence Day, especially those in places like the U.S. the time for serious contemplation could hardly be more critical. For the better part of the last century, travel to the U.K. and the U.S. as well as Canada […]

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Women Owning it at Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick conference

Women Owning it at Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick conference

Fort Lauderdale – Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick, Inc., a globally recognized leadership and empowerment organization will produce their 6th annual Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick conference (SSL). Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick conference will be held August 25-26, 2017 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and “Own It” is the theme for this year’s conference. The Greater […]

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Hastings to host Town Hall meeting on TPS for Haitian Community

Hastings to host Town Hall meeting on TPS for Haitian Community

Fort Lauderdale – Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) will host a town hall meeting to discuss the recent six-month extension of Temporary Protected Status ( TPS ) for Haitian nationals residing within the United States. This event will help to inform TPS recipients, as well as the broader community on the current state of the Trump […]

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Jamaican Diaspora Conference Aftermath

Jamaican Diaspora Conference Aftermath

Commentary with Winston Barnes SOUTH FLORIDA – Following the just concluded Jamaican Diaspora conference in Jamaica, as an attendee, there are a number of observations I consider necessary if not obvious. For one, people who believe the Jamaican government is only seeking to get money out of Jamaicans who live in the Diaspora, my response […]

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Jamaica 55 Emancipendence Celebration In Miramar

Jamaica 55 Emancipendence Celebration In Miramar

Miramar –  City of  Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam is inviting the community to a milestone cultural celebration of Jamaica’s 55th year of independence. The event is FREE and open to all and will take place on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Miramar Cultural Center located at 2300 Civic Center, Miramar. “The city of Miramar is home to many […]

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Young Bahamian Parliamentarian inspire guest at South Florida gala

Young Bahamian Parliamentarian inspire guest at South Florida gala

FORT LAUDERDALE – The youngest Member of Parliament in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, 22-year old Travis Robinson, on Saturday (July 22nd) night inspired, encouraged and uplifted guest at the National Association of The Bahamas (NAB) 2017 Independence Scholarship Gala, held at Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club, Miami. Guest in attendance at the Annual Gala were wowed […]

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