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Jamaicans.com Founder Xavier Murphy Honored by the City of Miami Gardens

Jamaicans.com Founder Xavier Murphy Honored by the City of Miami Gardens

[MIAMI GARDENS] – Xavier Murphy, the founder of the premier Jamaican online platform Jamaicans.com, was honored by the City of Miami Gardens, at the Reggae Summer Splash event on August 7, 2021, which marked the 59th anniversary of Jamaican independence. Cultural Icon Outstanding Jamaican American Award Murphy was honored with the Cultural Icon Outstanding Jamaican American […]

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Partners For Youth Foundation New Board on a Mission

Partners For Youth Foundation New Board on a Mission

[FT LAUDERDALE]  –  “Growing up in today’s environment, our youth face so many complex challenges in life, unlike the days of innocence when the older generation grew up!” So said newly installed Chairman of the Partners For Youth Foundation (PFY) Steve Higgins, as he delivered his address at the induction ceremony of the new PFY […]

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Janice McIntosh Takes Her Talents to Blue Mahoe Capital

Janice McIntosh Takes Her Talents to Blue Mahoe Capital

[SOUTH FLORIDA] –  Where is Janice McIntosh now?  Janice McIntosh was the face of Jamaica National in South Florida since 2009, when she took up the role of Chief Representative Officer.  But this year she left JN to take up a new role and South Florida Caribbean News has had the opportunity to sit down […]

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Ambassador Marks Assumes Chair of OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development

Ambassador Marks Assumes Chair of OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development

[WASHINGTON, D.C.]  –  Jamaica’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Audrey Marks has assumed the Chair of the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) for the next six months. The purpose of CIDI is to promote cooperation among Member States for the furtherance of their integral development. In addition, helping […]

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Jamaican Born Artist Michelle Drummond Makes History in West Palm Beach Public Library

Jamaican Born Artist Michelle Drummond Makes History in West Palm Beach Public Library

[WEST PALM BEACH] –  On June 14, 2021, the City of West Palm Beach, through its ArtLife WPB program, reached a historic milestone vote by unanimously approving local artist Michelle Drummond for a solo art commission that will be permanently installed in a public space in the City of West Palm Beach. Drummond, native to […]

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Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Kris Persaud

Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Kris Persaud

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA]  –  One of many success stories in South Florida’s Caribbean community, Kris Persaud has roots deep in Guyana’s West Coast Demerara region. Gold spoons were nowhere to be seen when he was growing up there in the 1970’s. And, he has never forgotten those tough days. It is one of […]

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Rudi Page Joins Jamaica Heroes Modernized Team as Lead UK Ambassador

Rudi Page Joins Jamaica Heroes Modernized Team as Lead UK Ambassador

[LONDON] –  Rudi Page FRSA (Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) has joined the team of the Jamaica Heroes Modernized (JHM) project as the lead UK Ambassador. JHM, conceptualized by Jamaican-born ‘ARTivist’ Charles “Mark Phi” Smart, is on a mission. He wants to utilize the cultural pride of […]

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Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter London

Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter London

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Peter London is the Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Founder of the Peter London Global Dance Company based in Miami, Florida. Before his success as a kindhearted dancer and asset to the world of dance, he began his dancing journey at the age of six, practicing in Laventille, Port of Spain, the Republic […]

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Miramar’s Vice Mayor Seeking Nominations of Caribbean American Community Leaders

Miramar’s Vice Mayor Seeking Nominations of Caribbean American Community Leaders

[MIRAMAR] – In recognition of Caribbean American Heritage Month, Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne is seeking to highlight Miramar residents. Specifically those who have made significant contributions to the Caribbean community and/or the Miramar community at large. Vice Mayor Colbourne will recognize awardees at the Miramar Cultural Arts Center on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at […]

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Mind Food International On a Quest to Develop Corporate Leaders in Jamaica

Mind Food International On a Quest to Develop Corporate Leaders in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell [KINGSTON, Jamaica]  – Jamaica’s politicians and private sector leaders often bemoan a lack of commitment and conviction among the country’s youth. But Natassia Barrett-Wright has empathy for those considered wayward, having endured considerable hardship in her early years. A leadership and Human Resources practitioner, she and her husband Jamar operate Mind Food […]

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