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National Black Business Month Spotlight: James Amps, III

National Black Business Month Spotlight: James Amps, III

FORT LAUDERDALE – International renowned motivational speaker and best selling author James Amps, III rose to national prominence by conveying his message of action to more than 550 worldwide corporate and professional audiences, inspiring them to accept responsibility, and unleash the greatness within. Amps shares a glimpse into his world. Q: What do you love […]

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Congresswoman Wilson to be honored at Annual Champions for Children Awards

Congresswoman Wilson to be honored at Annual Champions for Children Awards

Frederica S. Wilson Among Child & Family Advocates to be Honored at 12th Annual Champions for Children Awards “Oscars of Child Advocacy” recognizes individuals, organizations for immeasurable community impact MIAMI – The Children’s Trust will celebrate the people and programs improving the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County at the 12th Annual Champions for […]

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Jamaican named Female President of the Year by HBCU Digest

Jamaican named Female President of the Year by HBCU Digest

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy a native of Jamaica named Female President of the Year by the HBCU Digest RALEIGH, N.C. – Fresh from her victory as the recently appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Howard University, Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, currently President of Shaw University, has been named Female President of the Year by the HBCU Digest.  Dr. […]

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USVI Governor proclaims Melvin Evans Day

USVI Governor proclaims Melvin Evans Day

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has proclaimed that August 7, 2017, is to be Melvin H. Evans Day in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I am pleased and proud to join in recognizing the many achievements of the late Governor Evans on the 100th Anniversary of his birth, which also coincides […]

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JAMPRO appoints National Coordinator to increase outsourcing investments

JAMPRO appoints National Coordinator to increase outsourcing investments

Kingston, Jamaica –  The Government of Jamaica, through the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has contracted the services of a National Coordinator for the country’s Outsourcing industry. The coordinator, business leader Roger Williams, will be based at JAMPRO with the mandate of creating an environment to boost local […]

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Maria Alonso named President & CEO at United Way of Miami-Dade

Maria Alonso named President & CEO at United Way of Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE – The United Way of Miami-Dade announced the appointment of Maria C. Alonso as its new president and chief executive officer. Alonso, a banking professional and respected civic leader, will start her new position in August, overseeing one of the region’s most robust non-profit organizations. “Maria has proven herself a tireless champion for all […]

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Heinz Simonitsch first recipient of prestigious ‘Icon Of Hospitality’ award

Heinz Simonitsch first recipient of prestigious ‘Icon Of Hospitality’ award

MIAMI  – Legendary Caribbean hotelier Heinz Simonitsch, who defined luxury hospitality and environmental sustainability, will receive the first Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Icon of Hospitality Award. Simonitsch of Jamaica’s famed Half Moon resort in Montego Bay was conferred the high honor today, his 90th birthday, for his tireless and innovative contributions to the […]

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Shelly-Ann Fung appointed Chief Executive Officer of VIP Attractions

Shelly-Ann Fung appointed Chief Executive Officer of VIP Attractions

KINGSTON, Jamaica – VIP Attractions, operators of Club Mobay and Club Kingston airport lounges, the travel portal Jamaica Experiences and Stay Connected communication services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Shelly Ann Fung as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2017. Ms. Fung brings a wealth of experience to the post, with over […]

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People Profile Awards salutes Caribbean-Americans doing extraordinary things

People Profile Awards salutes Caribbean-Americans doing extraordinary things

By Dr Mary DAVIE – The second annual black-tie affair People Profile Award ceremony was held at Broward College Bailey Hall on June 18, 2017, a perfect Father’s Day event for fathers and their loved ones. This year’s mix of hardworking, dedicated and resilient recipients was a sight to see. The People Profile award recognizes “ordinary […]

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HavServe wins National Caribbean American Heritage Month “Non-Profit of The Year” award

HavServe wins National Caribbean American Heritage Month “Non-Profit of The Year” award

HavServe receives the 2017 National Caribbean American Heritage Month “Non-Profit of The Year” award SILVER SPRING, MD – On the eve of launching its annual Summer Camp and Educational Enrichment Program in Haiti, the HavServe Volunteer Service Network (HavServe) was named “Non-profit of the Year” at the 11th annual celebration of National Caribbean American Heritage […]

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