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The Life and Legacy of the Late Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

The Life and Legacy of the Late Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) wishes to extend its deepest condolences to the family of Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek upon the news of her passing yesterday, November 28, 2021. Congresswoman Meek was a true pioneer of the Black community and paid special attention to issues of significance to the […]

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Christine King, First Guyanese American Elected to Serve City of Miami

Christine King, First Guyanese American Elected to Serve City of Miami

[MIAMI] – Christine King won the general election which took place on November 2, 2021 as a member-elect of the Miami Board of Commissioners in Florida, representing District 5 for the City of Miami. District 5 includes Miami’s Design District, Midtown, Wynwood, Little Haiti, Overtown, and Liberty City. She is the first Guyanese American to […]

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Popular Radio Host Dawn Marie Celebrates 20 years On Air

Popular Radio Host Dawn Marie Celebrates 20 years On Air

By: Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] – Some of Dawn Marie Wisdom’s fondest memories of living in Jamaica, are going to church with her grandmother. Religion has had a profound impact on her life. An ordained minister since 2014, she and her husband, Audley “Dr. Wiz” Rollen co-host several programs on WAVS 1170 AM. In February, […]

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Children’s Services Council of Broward County hires Dr. Sharetta Remikie as Chief Equity and Community Engagement Officer

Children’s Services Council of Broward County hires Dr. Sharetta Remikie as Chief Equity and Community Engagement Officer

[LAUDERHILL] – The Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) is proud to announce that Dr. Sharetta Remikie has joined staff as the first Chief Equity and Community Engagement Officer. Dr. Remikie began in her new post on October 18th, 2021. The newly created position replaces what was previously the Chief Communications Officer one, that […]

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Karen Morrison Promotes Use Of Patois In Literature

Karen Morrison Promotes Use Of Patois In Literature

by Howard Campbell [NEW YORK] –  As a child of Jamaican parents in Brooklyn, New York, Karen Morrison learned from early to embrace her roots. She loved reggae, Jamaican food and their dialect, referred to as patois in the home country.Morrison, known as Bryck Rose, is as Jamaican as it gets in her first book, […]

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Belize Meritorious Service Award Awarded to Barbara E. Reneau of Miami

Belize Meritorious Service Award Awarded to Barbara E. Reneau of Miami

[MIAMI] –  As part of its commemoration of 40th anniversary of independence, the Government of Belize bestowed on Miami resident, Ms. Barbara Elizabeth Reneau, the Belize Meritorious Service Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious civilian awards. The granting of the award recognizes and honors Ms. Reneau for a lifetime of philanthropy and community service […]

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Tanya Clarke, M.D. Expands Services to Caribbean Through UHealth International Patient Services

Tanya Clarke, M.D. Expands Services to Caribbean Through UHealth International Patient Services

[MIAMI] – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Tanya Clarke, assistant professor of Medicine, will now be available to see patients in countries outside the U.S. through UHealth International. Specialties Dr. Clarke is board certified in internal medicine. She specializes in the management of diabetes, dyslipidemia, obesity, HIV, […]

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Trinidadian Sharon Ragoonan Receives “Trailblazer Award” from City of Lauderhill

Trinidadian Sharon Ragoonan Receives “Trailblazer Award” from City of Lauderhill

[LAUDERHILL] – Sharon P. Ragoonan received the “Trailblazer Award” from Commissioner S. Ray Martin and the City of Lauderhill for her efforts made in the community.  The award was given to Sharon on Monday, September 27 at the Trinidad & Tobago Trailblazer Recognition Awards held during the City Commission Meeting. Sharon Ragoonan is the first […]

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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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