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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 […]

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Staging of the Guyana 10th Wedding Expo set for March 2018

Staging of the Guyana 10th Wedding Expo set for March 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – Plans are currently being put in place for the staging of Guyana’s Wedding Expo 2018 which will be held March 23 through 25 at the Roraima Duke Lodge, Kingston. The official announcement was made Wednesday (January 17, 2018) at a ceremony at Duke Lodge which showcased some of the ethnic and religious […]

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Members from The Links, Inc. return to Jamaica for Humanitarian Mission Trip

Members from The Links, Inc. return to Jamaica for Humanitarian Mission Trip

 By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – More than 190 members of The Links, Incorporated, are set to return to Montego Bay, Jamaica on January 23rd, on another humanitarian mission to benefit education, health care and welfare for the island nation’s schools and students. By the end of the four-day visit – their third since 2016 […]

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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine resumes classes in Sint Maarten

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine resumes classes in Sint Maarten

CUPECOY, St. Maarten – Four months after Hurricane Irma caused American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) to evacuate students and faculty from Sint Maarten, AUC has resumed classes on its Sint Maarten campus. The medical school has begun a phased return to Sint Maarten after holding its September 2017 semester on the […]

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David Wagga Hunt Scholarship Fund provides Ja$8 million in scholarships to students in Jamaica

David Wagga Hunt Scholarship Fund provides Ja$8 million in scholarships to students in Jamaica

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks has commended the Jamaica David “Wagga” Hunt Scholarship Organization for providing over Ja$8.4 million in scholarships to twenty-one students from two of Jamaica’s premier secondary schools – Calabar High and Kingston College (KC). “I am heartened by the tremendous growth […]

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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson on Eighth Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson on Eighth Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the anniversary of the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010:  “Today, my heart has been with the people of Haiti as they mark the eighth anniversary of the 2010 earthquake that shook their nation to its core. The horrific event flattened the island’s […]

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A Jamaican Traditional Healer is Endangered

A Jamaican Traditional Healer is Endangered

Westmoreland, Jamaica – Bongo Roache of Westmoreland, Jamaica is one of the Island’s popular indigenous certified herbalist/practitioner and a Rastafarian. He has been practicing close to 40 years and freely offers his wisdom and healing methods to all. On the 31st of December Bongo had an unfortunate fall, stepping on a rock on his farm, he lost his balance, fell and fractured […]

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Quotable Caribbean – January 8, 2018

Quotable Caribbean – January 8, 2018

“We have been talking about public-private partnerships to promote tourism and make it the main economic driver for years, but it is time to put some sustained funding behind these well-meaning words and finally make it happen. And whilst the discussion is currently centered on CARICOM (Caribbean Community) jurisdictions, we at the CHTA  (Caribbean Hotel […]

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Hon. Lisa Hanna tells Caribbean leaders “cowering in the face of bullies is not courage”

Hon. Lisa Hanna tells Caribbean leaders “cowering in the face of bullies is not courage”

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Without naming St. Kitts & Nevis and St. Lucia, the only two Caribbean nations to be absent from the recent United Nations vote on Jerusalem, Jamaica’s opposition parliamentarian Hon. Lisa Hanna ripped Caribbean states for voting for, abstaining or not showing up at the United Nations General Assembly. “Courage has no […]

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United States Virgin Islands State of Emergency extended

United States Virgin Islands State of Emergency extended

United States Virgin Islands Governor Mapp extends State of Emergency until February 2, 2018  ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – In order to continue protecting the lives and property of residents of the United States Virgin Islands, Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has extended the State of the Emergency until next month. The State of Emergency declared effective […]

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