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Team Jamaica Bickle & UJAA to Stage Benefit for the Dominic James Foundation

Team Jamaica Bickle & UJAA to Stage Benefit for the Dominic James Foundation

NEW YORK – Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) and The Union of Jamaican Alumni Association (USA) Inc (UJAA) will stage a benefit performance of the Basil Dawkin’s hit play Maas Mat Comes To Town in aid of the Dominic James Foundation at the Little Little Theatre in Kingston Jamaica on Thursday March 28, 2019. The play […]

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Caymanian Author Pens Book Promoting Alzheimer Awareness, Sarma

Caymanian Author Pens Book Promoting Alzheimer Awareness, Sarma

CAYMAN ISLANDS – In November 2018, Sarma was officially released to the public and online market, written by Joshua J. Dilbert, a Caymanian author based in the Cayman Islands. This is Mr. Dilbert’s second book, the first one entitled ‘The Mordenham Acres’ and written under pen name Brad Tarlem. This latest book has given him […]

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St. Kitts’ PM Harris Welcomes ECCB’s Launch of Blockchain-Based Digital Currency

St. Kitts’ PM Harris Welcomes ECCB’s Launch of Blockchain-Based Digital Currency

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has welcomed the decision by the Basseterre-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to pilot a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). A contract between the ECCB and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt […]

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“Join Me In Jamaica” Digital Campaign Wins at American Advertising Awards

“Join Me In Jamaica” Digital Campaign Wins at American Advertising Awards

KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica Tourist Board’s ‘Join Me in Jamaica’ digital campaign copped three awards at the 54th Annual Nashville American Advertising “Addy” Awards on Saturday, March 2. The awards included: Silver Addy – Online/Interactive Campaign; Silver Addy – Webisode Series; and Silver Addy – Online/Interactive Campaign – Join Me In Jamaica Sweepstakes. “Join Me In […]

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Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC to host ‘Diaspora Connection’

Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC to host ‘Diaspora Connection’

Book launch of former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon. P. J. Patterson by Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – The Embassy of Jamaica will host a Jamaica Diaspora Connection event on March 13 that will feature the Washington, DC, launching of former Prime Minister P. J.  Patterson’s book and the staging of a forum on homeownership […]

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The educational system needs to be redefined in the Caribbean

The educational system needs to be redefined in the Caribbean

Over the last 25 years, the educational system in the Caribbean has been through multiple changes and reforms, the majority of them had a purpose to solve the problems the system is experiencing. However, very few of those changes and reforms had the purpose to completely re-think the function of education in society and to […]

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Bartlett Named PATWAs Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett Named PATWAs Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in Berlin Germany on Thursday, March 7. “The award for Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism is a very special accolade that I accept humbly on behalf […]

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Former St. Kitts & Nevis PM, Dr Douglas Celebrates 30 years in Parliament

Former St. Kitts & Nevis PM, Dr Douglas Celebrates 30 years in Parliament

Dr Douglas proud of the achievements of his people and nation in his service of 30 years in Parliament in St Kitts and Nevis Basseterre, St Kitts – Leader of the Opposition in St Kitts and Nevis, the Right Hon Dr  Denzil L Douglas has been reflecting on his 30 years of service to St […]

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Four-Star US Army General Who Captured Saddam Hussein to Visit Jamaica

Four-Star US Army General Who Captured Saddam Hussein to Visit Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Retired four-star United States Army General, Stanley McChrystal will engage with national officials and the security forces during a one-day visit to Jamaica in March, as well as, deliver a public lecture about leadership. General McChrystal, also a bestselling author and sought-after speaker, is visiting the country at the invitation of The […]

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Faith Groups Mobilize to Support Dreamers, TPS & DED Holders

Faith Groups Mobilize to Support Dreamers, TPS & DED Holders

Launch National Call-In Day Urging Congress to Provide Permanent Protections for TPS Holders & Dreamers Washington, DC– On Tuesday, March 5th faith groups across the nation are standing up for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients by urging permanent protections in a letter to Congress. In Anticipation of Dream […]

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