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Atlanta Evening of Elegance to Raise Funds for Education of Jamaican Young People

Atlanta Evening of Elegance to Raise Funds for Education of Jamaican Young People

by Derrick Scott ATLANTA – US-based Integrity Children’s Fund (ICF) is set to host its 16th annual Evening of Elegance in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday June 1, 2019, to raise funds to support Jamaican young people’s right to literacy. Featured guest speaker this year will be Mrs. Arlene Bernard, principal of the Maranatha Basic School in Waterhouse, […]

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Attorney Marlon Hill to Kickoff Campaign in Bid for Miami Dade Commissioner, District 9

Attorney Marlon Hill to Kickoff Campaign in Bid for Miami Dade Commissioner, District 9

MIAMI — Miami Lawyer and civic mobilizer, Marlon Hill is proud to announce that he is running for an open seat on August 25, 2020 as the next Miami-Dade County Commissioner for District 9 in S.W. Miami-Dade County. Born in Jamaica and raised in District 9, the working-class neighborhood of South Miami Heights, Marlon is […]

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Papa Keith’s Cease Fire Campaign Challenges Miami-Dade County Residents

Papa Keith’s Cease Fire Campaign Challenges Miami-Dade County Residents

Miami-Dade County residents challenged to put the guns down for 24 hours MIAMI – It’s no secret the summer months in Miami -Dade County have historically correlated with increased incidents of crime. Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Papa Keith, in conjunction with 103.5 The Beat and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Giméneze, are hoping to set the […]

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VMBS Supports Reggae Girlz in South Florida

VMBS Supports Reggae Girlz in South Florida

The Victoria Mutual Florida Representative Office is one of the sponsors of the South Florida send off celebration for The Reggae Girlz while in South Florida from May 20-24, 2019. The Victoria Mutual Florida Representative Office will be on site at the Ansin Sports Complex when the Reggae Girlz play Surge FC on May 23. […]

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Jamaican Author Paul Buchanan Pens Story of Jonestown and Trenchtown in Autobiography

Jamaican Author Paul Buchanan Pens Story of Jonestown and Trenchtown in Autobiography

Paul Buchanan to host book signings in South Florida SOUTH FLORIDA – The weekend after Memorial Day will kick off a series of book signings hosted by Paul Buchanan, esteemed Jamaican politician, philanthropist and real estate developer. Organized by local Wolmer’s High School alumni and esteemed members of the Jamaican Diaspora the book signings will […]

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A Welcome Reception for Reggae Girlz at Fort Lauderdale Int’l Airport

A Welcome Reception for Reggae Girlz at Fort Lauderdale Int’l Airport

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Reggae Girlz will arrive in Broward County on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Fort Lauderdale International Airport, before they embark on their journey to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Before heading to France, there are a host of events planned in South Florida the week of May 20-23; click […]

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Haitian Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Lynn Labrousse Creates Change for Women’s Infertility

Haitian Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Lynn Labrousse Creates Change for Women’s Infertility

Haitian Physician, Dr. Lynn Labrousse Launches Holistic Product Line, Fey Essence MIAMI – Dr. Lynn Labrousse, a Haitian Miami-based female Chiropractor with a PhD. in Biomedical Science, launches Fey Essence. Fey Essence includes herbal remedies to naturally support women’s womb and reproductive health particularly when combined with her in-house manual, acupuncture, and chiropractic treatments. The […]

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“Island Imprint” Celebrates the Contributions of the Caribbean in Broward County

“Island Imprint” Celebrates the Contributions of the Caribbean in Broward County

June Is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month FORT LAUDERDALE – Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with “Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” a fine art and historical retrospective produced in conjunction with Island Syndicate, on display June 1 – 29 at History Fort Lauderdale. A special opening reception to be attended by Caribbean […]

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Miramar’s Mayor Messam to Host Former Jamaica PM, Hon. P.J. Patterson

Miramar’s Mayor Messam to Host Former Jamaica PM, Hon. P.J. Patterson

Hon. P. J. Patterson to launch book, My Political Journey in South Florida MIRAMAR – “My Political Journey”, the first book to be published by former Jamaica Prime Minister, The Most Hon. P.J. Patterson will be launched in Florida on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the City of Miramar Commission Chambers. The event, which is […]

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Little Haiti Cultural Complex Celebrates The Impact Little Haiti Has On The Arts,Culture, Local Economy and Political Landscape

Little Haiti Cultural Complex Celebrates The Impact Little Haiti Has On The Arts,Culture, Local Economy and Political Landscape

MIAMI – May is National Haitian Heritage Month. This month is a time for Haitian-Americans across the city to honor their heritage and culture. Once again, the Little Haiti Cultural Complex will host several events that include Sounds of Little Haiti, Mother’s Day Celebration, Chefs of the Caribbean Celebrity Brunch and the Caribbean Market Day that […]

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