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Jamaica gets strong support for hosting UNWTO conference

Jamaica gets strong support for hosting UNWTO conference

By Derrick Scott   Washington, D.C. – Jamaica is receiving widespread support from multi-national agencies, members of the diplomatic corps, investors, tourism stakeholders as well as members of the Jamaican Diaspora in Washington, D.C. for the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference which will be held in Jamaica in November 2017.   World Bank Partners […]

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Jamaica lauded internationally for investment performance

Jamaica lauded internationally for investment performance

Kingston, Jamaica –   In its  “Island Economies of the Future” report released on June 12, 2017, Financial Times’ investment publication fDi Intelligence has recognized Jamaica as the top performing island economy globally in business friendliness, and top ten in connectivity, human capital and lifestyle. Site Selection Magazine also acknowledged the country last month in its […]

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Dr. Douglas pledges to return decent  Government to St. Kitts and Nevis

Dr. Douglas pledges to return decent Government to St. Kitts and Nevis

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – With 28 years of service under his belt, Leader of the Opposition, the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas gave his constituents and the nation a commitment to continue to serve and a restoration of a decent government to St. Kitts and Nevis. “I give a commitment that you will never be […]

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Meet Your Newly Elected Jamaica Diaspora Board Representatives

Meet Your Newly Elected Jamaica Diaspora Board Representatives

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board election processes for the West/Mid-West, Southern and Northeast regions are now complete. Jamaicans and those of Jamaican descent living in these regions were invited to participate in this important process by reviewing candidate bios and casting votes for their chosen candidate. The candidate who secures the majority of […]

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PM Andrew Holness lauds U.S. Priest for his contribution to Jamaica

PM Andrew Holness lauds U.S. Priest for his contribution to Jamaica

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Father Dan Leary, of St. Andrew Apostle Catholic Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, is the latest recipient of a citation from Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who has hailed the priest’s contribution to the building of Jamaica. The Prime Minister said Father Leary’s philanthropy has significantly transformed the lives of the […]

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Legendary Caribbean American Leaders to be honored

Legendary Caribbean American Leaders to be honored

Legendary Leaders Honored During June 24th Star-studded Caribbean American Movers & Shakers Awards Celebration DECATUR, Ga. – The 2017 Caribbean American Movers & Shakers Awards at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center on June 24th promises to be an explosive night of celebrity appearances, captivating performances and heart-warming tributes. The event celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of […]

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Caribbean must press ahead with adaptation to climate change

Caribbean must press ahead with adaptation to climate change

Despite US announcement of withdrawal from Paris Accord MIAMI – A grouping of representatives of the Caribbean American and US private sector, non-government organizations and regional governments has urged that the Caribbean region, while disappointed with America’s withdrawal from the Paris Accord, use this development to generate greater enthusiasm among Caribbean populations to move ahead with […]

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Jamaican Diaspora college students earn summer internship in Jamaica

Jamaican Diaspora college students earn summer internship in Jamaica

GraceKennedy To Partner With Caribbean Airlines To Host 2nd & 3rd Generation Jamaicans This Summer KINGSTON, Jamaica – GraceKennedy Limited will host four university students from the Jamaican Diaspora for a month-long professional and cultural internship that is designed to immerse them in the Jamaican culture. The following university students will be hosted by GraceKennedy in Jamaica […]

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Jamaica’s VIP Attractions Continue to Inspire Possibilities Through Partnership

Jamaica’s VIP Attractions Continue to Inspire Possibilities Through Partnership

Jamaica’s Club Mobay & Kingston ‘Making It Happen’ Once More ….Inspiring Possibilities…The Power In Partnership MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica –  VIP Attractions (Club Mobay and Club Kingston) embraced the second year of its ongoing commitment to the relationship with the Montego Bay Autism Center to enhance this facility which takes care of 38 special children this […]

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Trinidad hosts global meeting on new pill to prevent HIV

Trinidad hosts global meeting on new pill to prevent HIV

ITPC boosts global awareness of new HIV prevention medicine as Trinidad hosts international talks on daily antiretroviral pill  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad—A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the virus. The daily antiretroviral pill interferes with the earliest stages of the virus’ […]

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