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UWI Toronto Benefit Gala Announce Honorees

UWI Toronto Benefit Gala Announce Honorees

The University of the West Indies (UWI) announces Canadian and Caribbean leaders to be honoured at the eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala TORONTO, Canada – The University of the West Indies (UWI) today announced leaders of Canadian and Caribbean heritage to be honored at the eighth annual UWI Toronto Benefit Gala, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton […]

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Jamaican Embassy Pays Tribute To First Female Master Blender, Joy Spence

Jamaican Embassy Pays Tribute To First Female Master Blender, Joy Spence

By Derrick Scott Washington,  DC – The Embassy of Jamaica has paid tribute to Appleton Estate’s Master Blender, Ms Joy Spence at the start of her international tour to celebrate twenty years as blender of some of the finest rums the world has ever tasted. Ms Spence, who has been with Appleton Estates, the Caribbean’s […]

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Bob Marley Humanitarian Award Announced

Bob Marley Humanitarian Award Announced

 Bob Marley’s Legacy of Giving to be Celebrated During Caribbean-American Heritage Month Los Angeles, CA – The Caribbean Heritage Organization (CHO) and the family of the late reggae legend Bob Marley are pleased to announce the institution of the “Robert Nesta Marley Humanitarian Award” to be awarded annually during the CHO Caribbean-American Heritage Month Salute […]

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A Salute to Past Honorees Highlights UWI Fundraising Gala in NY

A Salute to Past Honorees Highlights UWI Fundraising Gala in NY

Past Honorees Cicely Tyson, Whoopi Goldberg and Usain Bolt are among those being given a Big Nod on the Big Night  New York – The organizers of the 20th Annual American Foundation for The University of West Indies (AFUWI) Legacy Awards Gala will use this significant milestone in the foundation’s history to salute 20 of its past honorees […]

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Jamaicans Contribution to Black History

Jamaicans Contribution to Black History

NEW YORK –  When Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926, it was to ensure American history included the accomplishments of Black Americans beyond the discriminatory ideas that were popular at the time. Woodson and others who participated in this celebration knew that praising these accomplishments would not only help to overcome negative […]

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Florida Caribbean Students Association Mourns The Passing Of Former Advisor

Florida Caribbean Students Association Mourns The Passing Of Former Advisor

 Florida Caribbean Students Association (FCSA) Mourns The Passing Of Beloved University Of Central Florida CSA Advisor Anne Marie de Govia MIAMI – On behalf of thousands of students and alumni of Caribbean descent within the Florida Caribbean Students Association (FCSA), we regret to advise of the passing of Ms. Anne Marie De Govia. A proud native of […]

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Lauderhill Chamber Honors Nine Women Of Distinction

Lauderhill Chamber Honors Nine Women Of Distinction

Nine Influential Women Will Be Honored as The 2017 Women of Distinction Honorees Hosted by Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce LAUDERHILL – The wait is over! During an exclusive VIP reception on January 19th, the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC), revealed their 2017 honorees for the 4th Annual Women of Distinction (WOD) Awards Breakfast, powered […]

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Doug E Fresh & Estelle Among Honorees at UWI Fundraising Gala

Doug E Fresh & Estelle Among Honorees at UWI Fundraising Gala

Singer Estelle, International Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Paul Salmon and the Inaugural Shirley Chisholm Award Highlights the Evening New York – Doug E Fresh, Barbadian born American rapper, record producer and beat boxer, known as ‘The Human Beatboxer,’ is among the 2017 honorees at this year’s Annual Legacy Awards Gala of the American Foundation for The University of […]

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Congresswoman Wilson Appointed to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congresswoman Wilson Appointed to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Appointed to Serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on her appointment to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee:  “Since my first day in Congress, my mantra has been jobs, jobs, jobs. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee plays a […]

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National League Of Cities Appoints North Miami Vice-Mayor To Committee

National League Of Cities Appoints North Miami Vice-Mayor To Committee

City of North Miami Vice-Mayor, Alix Desulme Appointed To The National League Of Cities Information Technology And Communications Committee NORTH MIAMI – City of North Miami Vice-Mayor Alix Desulme has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Information Technology and Communications (ITC) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for […]

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