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Christopher Chaplin is Jamaica’s New Honorary Consul in Philadelphia

Christopher Chaplin is Jamaica’s New Honorary Consul in Philadelphia

by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica has installed a new Honorary Consul, Christopher Chaplin to cover the country’s consular affairs in the state of Pennsylvania, from his base in Philadelphia. Mr. Christopher Chaplin’s appointment became effective April 2.  He succeeds the late Dr. Alston Meade, filling a position that had been vacant for the […]

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Jamaican Association Awards Scholarships to Washington, DC area Students

Jamaican Association Awards Scholarships to Washington, DC area Students

by Derrick Scott Washington,  DC – Five students of Jamaican heritage who are attending colleges and universities in the United States, have been awarded the 2019 Jamaican Nationals Association (JNA) College Student Scholarship Award. The scholarship winners are Justine Braham and Ashley Medley – Howard University; Temera Duncan and Shannel Hibbert – University of the […]

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Garfield Wright Appointed President of TATI, Inc.

Garfield Wright Appointed President of TATI, Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE – Transforming America Through Interaction (“TATI”), Inc. announces the appointment of Garfield Wright as the new President of the organization. The official handover took place at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors where outgoing President, Albert Lettman handed over his presidency to Mr. Wright. “The Board of Directors is looking forward […]

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National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame to Honor Wayne Messam

National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame to Honor Wayne Messam

Miramar — On Thursday, April 4, national football champion, Democratic candidate for President of the United States and two-term South Florida Mayor Wayne Messam will be honored by the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame in South Florida. The Brian Piccolo Chapter of the NFF selects Wayne as a distinguished athlete and public servant who […]

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Dr. Steve Gallon III Appointed to Miami-Dade County Census 2020 Task Force

Dr. Steve Gallon III Appointed to Miami-Dade County Census 2020 Task Force

MIAMI – School Board Member Dr. Steve Gallon III has been appointed to the Miami-Dade County Census 2020 Task Force by School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman. Gallon will represent Miami-Dade County Public Schools on the Census 2020 Task Force. The Census 2020 Task Force will lead planning extensive outreach efforts throughout the coming year to […]

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Caribbean Cultural Arts Foundation honored at Georgia State Capitol

Caribbean Cultural Arts Foundation honored at Georgia State Capitol

ATLANTA, Georgia – On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation was recognized by the Georgia State Senate, for our community service with hurricane evacuees from Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. See also: The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Donates to Hurricane Survivors Rep. Pedro Marin, who hails from […]

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Jamarah Amani Receives the Trailblazer Award City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women

Jamarah Amani Receives the Trailblazer Award City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women

MIAMI – City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and the City of Miami Commissioners presented Jamarah Amani, community midwife, and organizer, whose work narrative is dedicated to the importance of midwifery and doula care being accessible to help reduce health disparities. Amani ’s mission is to do her part to build a movement for Birth […]

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Jamaica Tourist Board Appoints Camile Glenister as Deputy Director of Tourism, Marketing

Jamaica Tourist Board Appoints Camile Glenister as Deputy Director of Tourism, Marketing

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism has announced the appointment of Camile Glenister as the new Deputy Director of Tourism, Marketing at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB).  Mrs. Glenister, a veteran marketing communications professional with 20 years of product, campaign and strategy development and digital media execution, assumed her new role recently. […]

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Jamaican-American Marcia Barry-Smith Wins Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jamaican-American Marcia Barry-Smith Wins Lifetime Achievement Awards

Habitat for Humanity of Broward Wins Three Awards FORT LAUDERDALE – Habitat for Humanity of Broward captured three Non-Profit Awards at the 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Award ceremony on February 22, 2019. The event was presented by the Signature Grand in Davie and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward. Marcia Barry-Smith, Director of Community Outreach and Program […]

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Jamaican Howard University Association Delivers Inaugural Scholarships

Jamaican Howard University Association Delivers Inaugural Scholarships

WASHINGTON, DC – Five Jamaican students at Howard University are the recipients of the inaugural Jamaican Howard University Affinity Network (JHUAN) Scholarship. Danielle Miller, Charise Simpson, Courtni Foster, Giordanna Logan, and Narica Clarke were each awarded scholarships valued at US$5,000. The scholarships were handed over on February 28, at an awards ceremony held at Howard […]

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