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Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

MIAMI – Goodwill Ambassador Project manager Yvans Morisseau and the Office of Community Advocacy are the 2018 recipient of the South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA) Community Advocacy Award. The ASPA annual awards reception will take place on June 21 at 6 p.m. The Goodwill Ambassador Program under the Office of Community Advocacy is made […]

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Patrick Maitland appointed CRO for Jamaican Consulate General in New York

Patrick Maitland appointed CRO for Jamaican Consulate General in New York

NEW YORK – Communication, trade and agricultural specialist Patrick Maitland has been appointed Community Relations Officer (CRO) at the Jamaican Consulate General office in New York City. Mr. Maitland, who assumes office on April 3, 2018, is the founder and publisher of the Street Hype Newspaper in New York and the influential The Agriculturalist newspaper […]

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Ambassador Marks Receives 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award

Ambassador Marks Receives 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks accepts the Howard University Women Ambassadors 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award from Lecturer Dr. Marie-Line Sephocle, at the 23rd Women Ambassadors Conference at the Blackburn Center, Howard University, on Thursday April 5, 2018. Ambassador Marks was recognized for being the first female Ambassador from […]

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Carmen Bartlett Retires After 21 Years of Service with Jamaica National

Carmen Bartlett Retires After 21 Years of Service with Jamaica National

Carmen Bartlett’s Passion For Customer Service SOUTH FLORIDA – Last year, when JN Money Services (JNMS) USA Southeast Region celebrated its 20th anniversary of operating in Florida, Regional Manager, Carmen Bartlett was happy to share one of the pivotal moments of her career with the audience at the Renaissance Plantation Hotel. Mrs. Bartlett, who retired at […]

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Jamaican Jason Ellis Among 2018 Living Legends of Alexandria

Jamaican Jason Ellis Among 2018 Living Legends of Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Jamaican Jason A. Ellis has been selected as one of this year’s Living Legends of Alexandria, Virginia. Ellis is founder of the nonprofit, Momentum Collective Inc. and currently serves as program manager at the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA). The multitalented creative director and artist was recognized by the City of Alexandria […]

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Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM) elects Rick Nugent as President

Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM) elects Rick Nugent as President

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – After serving two terms as President of the Baltimore based Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM), Rick Nugent was elected to serve the organization for a third term. Mr. Nugent who founded the organization 30 years ago demitted office as President in 2014 to run for President of the National Association […]

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Marissa Sanderson, A Miami Carnival Champion

Women’s Month Spotlight: Marissa Sanderson, A Miami Carnival Champion

Women’s Month Spotlight Powered by Miami Carnival MIAMI – Marissa Sanderson is a Miami Carnival Champion.  Miami Carnival is not just a Parade of Bands; it is a celebration of all the Caribbean islands coming together in the beautiful city of Miami to showcase their island beauty through art”. Miami Carnival is:  “Vibrant, family friendly, […]

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University of Miami Med School Names Haitian-American As New Dean

University of Miami Med School Names Haitian-American As New Dean

Henri R. Ford, M.D. Named Dean, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine MIAMI –  The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is enthusiastically announcing that Henri R. Ford, M.D., has been named the new dean of the Medical School.  Ford will join the University on June 1, 2018. Dr. Ford is a Haitian-born […]

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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Named World Tourism Minister of the Year

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Named World Tourism Minister of the Year

Berlin, Germany – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett was awarded Worldwide Tourism Minister of the Year by the prestigious Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, March 8. “It is truly humbling to be recognized in this manner at such a major international event. I accept this award, not for myself but […]

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Hon. Kenneth L. Gillespie Appointed to Serve on the Children’s Services Council

Hon. Kenneth L. Gillespie Appointed to Serve on the Children’s Services Council

LAUDERHILL – The Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) announces the appointment of Judge Kenneth L. Gillespie to serve as the judicial representative for its governing board, filling the seat formerly held by Judge Michael J. Orlando whose term had expired. Judge Gillespie serves on the 17th Judicial Circuit in the Dependency/Unified Family Court Division, […]

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