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Deputy PM Dr. Horace Chang to speak with Jamaican Diaspora

Deputy PM Dr. Horace Chang to speak with Jamaican Diaspora

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – After a successful kick-off of Jamaica’s Ambassador Audrey Marks’ “Let’s Connect” Zoom Chat series in March, the monthly programme will continue on Thursday, April 8, at 7:00 pm EDT. The special guest will be Jamaica’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. Horace Chang. There was a high level of […]

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Depression and Anxiety Among Women on the Rise in Jamaica

Depression and Anxiety Among Women on the Rise in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell [KINGSTON, Jamaica] – From childhood insecurities to becoming a single mother, Patrice Simpson has faced personal challenges that led to self doubt. Those experiences inspired her to write SHE, a book that reaches out to women facing similar obstacles. The book was released in 2020, but with depression and anxiety on the rise […]

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Haitian Family asked the Barack Obama Administration to Give Green Cards to all U.S. Immigrants

Haitian Family asked the Barack Obama Administration to Give Green Cards to all U.S. Immigrants

[PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti] – The day the Nortreus family met with the current U.S. President Joe Biden was in 2013 or 2014.  But Joe Biden was Vice President at the time. The picture above is a picture of Werley Nortreus’s little sister with Joe Biden. The Nortreus Family The Nortreus family is a Haitian family […]

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Construction Boom in St. Kitts and Nevis Creating Jobs

Construction Boom in St. Kitts and Nevis Creating Jobs

Boom In Hotel and Residential Construction Creating Jobs for Residents [BASSETERRE, St. Kitts] – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has long maintained that the construction sector will be one of the key sectors that will help rebuild the economy of the twin island Federation post COVID-19. Prime […]

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Sophia Brown Gives Back to the Jamaica Down’s Syndrome Foundation

Sophia Brown Gives Back to the Jamaica Down’s Syndrome Foundation

[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – Recording artiste Sophia Brown is playing her part by giving back, with a recent donation to the Jamaica Down’s Syndrome Foundation. Through her own foundation, Angelofthehearts, 16 tablets were donated last week.  Aimed at assisting those who may need them for various online pursuits. “I am someone who is always looking for […]

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Jamaican Students at Howard University Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

Jamaican Students at Howard University Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

by Derrick Scott [WASHINGTON, DC] – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks has lauded the Jamaica Howard University Affinity Network (JHUAN) organization.  JHUAN has provided US$100,000 in scholarship support to needy Jamaican students at Howard University over a three year period. Ambassador Marks also congratulated the fifteen students in the 2021 cohort who […]

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Jamaica Nurses Assoc. of Florida Donates Medical Items to Hospital in Jamaica

Jamaica Nurses Assoc. of Florida Donates Medical Items to Hospital in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] – The Bellevue Hospital in Kingston is the beneficiary of medical items donated by the Jamaica Nurses Association of Florida Incorporated. Valued at $1,000, the items were shipped to Jamaica last week courtesy of Food For The Poor in Coconut Creek. Lornette Patrick, a spokesperson for the association, said they […]

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Miami Based Blue Mahoe Capital Invests In Kingston Creative

Miami Based Blue Mahoe Capital Invests In Kingston Creative

[Kingston, Jamaica] – Kingston Creative is set to receive $1 million JMD from Blue Mahoe Capital Inc, an impact investment company based in Miami, Florida. The funding is part of Blue Mahoe’s outreach to arts and entertainment businesses in the Caribbean. Especially in which it aims to build capacity. Kingston Creative The first investment goes […]

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TBR LAB works with Shopify to accelerate eCommerce growth in the Caribbean

TBR LAB works with Shopify to accelerate eCommerce growth in the Caribbean

[PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad] – Twenty (20) Caribbean startups participating in the regional accelerator programme, TBR LAB by TechBeach Retreat, will have the opportunity to enroll in Shopify for Startups, a 6 month programme facilitated by the global commerce platform. Ecommerce is expected to play a major role in the digital transformation of the Caribbean. However the […]

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Leverage Caribbean Talent and Create Wealth – Basil Springer

Leverage Caribbean Talent and Create Wealth – Basil Springer

“And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship.” – Exodus 35:31 [BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – As we plan for the Caribbean recovery process after the devastation of “World War III”, otherwise known as the COVID-19 pandemic, let us be inspired by the […]

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