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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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Friends of Whitfield All Age School (Jamaica) to Honor Educator, Ivy Barrett

Friends of Whitfield All Age School (Jamaica) to Honor Educator, Ivy Barrett

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Friends of Whitfield All Age School in Jamaica under the distinguished patronage of Dr. Allan Cunningham the Global Jamaica Diaspora Council  Representative for the 13 Southern States will be honoring noted retired educator Mrs Ivy Barrett. Mrs Barrett has been an educator for over forty years. In addition, she has been teaching at […]

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Magenta Thomas of Fort Lauderdale Wins Scholarship at Emerson College

Magenta Thomas of Fort Lauderdale Wins Scholarship at Emerson College

Emerson College Entrepreneurship Expo Announces 2021 Winners  [BOSTON, MA] – Nineteen Emerson College student entrepreneurs recently competed in a virtual entrepreneurship exposition to win cash prizes to launch their ventures. Ashley Blanco of Boston, MA took first place in the competition for her business venture ARK (Anxiety Relief Kit). Ashley was awarded $5000 to launch […]

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Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Awarded the Prestigious Ring Certification

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Awarded the Prestigious Ring Certification

[MIAMI] – Hamilton Miller & Birthisel is proud to receive the Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (RING) Certification.  This achievement is awarded to organizations demonstrating an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (RING) offers a new gold standard to identify, promote, and celebrate qualifying organizations. RING demonstrates its […]

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