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NovaMed Offers Doctors in Jamaica ‘First Step’ to Getting Training, Jobs in the U.S.

NovaMed Offers Doctors in Jamaica ‘First Step’ to Getting Training, Jobs in the U.S.

Kingston, Jamaica – Oxford University-trained doctor and medical entrepreneur, Dr David Walcott is recommending that Jamaican doctors without jobs and medical students looking to secure employment in the future should consider exploring alternative disciplines in healthcare or pursue specialized training to become more marketable. Dr Walcott, through his company, NovaMed is keen on helping find a solution […]

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St. Kitts and Nevis PM Prepares to Assume Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

St. Kitts and Nevis PM Prepares to Assume Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, was today (Thursday, July 23) updated on the preparations for Friday’s handing over ceremony where he will assume the chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Thursday morning’s update was provided by Governor of the central […]

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Jamaica’s PM Holness, Former PM Patterson Pays Tribute To Civil Rights icon John Lewis

Jamaica’s PM Holness, Former PM Patterson Pays Tribute To Civil Rights icon John Lewis

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – The Government of Jamaica as well as former prime minister PJ Patterson, have sent letters of condolence to the United States Congressional Black Caucus on the passing of the long-standing Representative for Georgia’s 5th District, John Lewis on the 17th of July 2020. The letter from Prime Minister Andrew […]

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Bartlett Offers Condolences to Family of Jamaica’s Tourism Stalwart Heinz Simonitsch

Bartlett Offers Condolences to Family of Jamaica’s Tourism Stalwart Heinz Simonitsch

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed deep regret at the passing of the prominent Austria-born hotelier, Heinz Simonitsch, who is credited for his development of Half Moon resort in Montego Bay, St James. “Heinz Simonitsch was a stalwart and one of the most outstanding tourism administrators, planners, and missionaries of the […]

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Jamaica Diaspora Northeast, USA to Host Immigration Virtual Community Forum – July 19

Jamaica Diaspora Northeast, USA to Host Immigration Virtual Community Forum – July 19

Virtual Community Forum on Sunday, July 19, 2020, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m., EDT PHILADELPHIA – The Jamaica Diaspora Northeast, USA will host a virtual community forum to discuss immigration issues on Sunday, July 19, 2020, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m., EDT. The signature “Mek We Talk” community forum will focus on the following objectives Raise awareness of resources […]

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Taiwan Provides Financial Assistance to St. Kitts and Nevis

Taiwan Provides Financial Assistance to St. Kitts and Nevis

BASSTERRE,  St. Kitts – The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) today, Friday, July 17, reaffirmed its commitment to assisting in the overall infrastructural development of St. Kitts and Nevis by making a substantial financial injection into two major capital projects. Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Federation, His Excellency Tom […]

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Let’s Talk COVID-19 Risk Management & Workplace Protection in Jamaica

Let’s Talk COVID-19 Risk Management & Workplace Protection in Jamaica

  St Ann’s Bay, Jamaica – Jamaica is poised to begin recovering some of its lost revenue from tourism as it enters its second stage of re-opening its borders to the international market. According to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett “The sector reopened to visitors on June 15, 2020 and since then, has welcomed over 35,000 […]

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Ambassadors Express Cautious Optimism as Caribbean States Reopen

Ambassadors Express Cautious Optimism as Caribbean States Reopen

MASSACHUSETTS – The Authentic Caribbean Foundation (ACF) presented part 2 of its Caribbean COVID-19 Update discussion forum: Reopening of Caribbean States, which featured Ambassadors of several Caribbean Countries and other community leaders at a  Zoom Town Hall on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 4pm. The session lasting approximately 3 1/2 hours was streamed live on […]

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Happy 47th Independence Day to The Bahamas with Stamps

Happy 47th Independence Day to The Bahamas with Stamps

SOUTH FLORIDA – On July 10, 1973, The Bahamas became a free and sovereign country, ending 325 years of peaceful British rule led by Sir Lynden O. Pindling, with Elizabeth II as its queen. See also: In Search of Inspiration: Sir Lynden Pindling As a stamp collector, we pay tribute to The Bahamas on their independence day and showcasing some […]

St. George’s College (Jamaica) Receive Support from Class of ’89 Toward COVID-19 Initiative

St. George’s College (Jamaica) Receive Support from Class of ’89 Toward COVID-19 Initiative

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Members of St. George’s College Class of ’89 have sought to give back to their alma mater and on Tuesday, July 7 presented a cheque valued at J$300,000 to Margaret Campbell, Principal and Ian Telfer, President of the St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association. The funds will go towards the Old Boys’ […]

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