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Pamela Ewing Appointed Director of Tourism for Turks & Caicos Islands

Pamela Ewing Appointed Director of Tourism for Turks & Caicos Islands

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands – The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board has appointed Pamela Ewing as Director of Tourism. Minister of Tourism Hon. Ralph Higgs congratulated Ms. Ewing on her appointment and stated, “The Ministry of Tourism welcomes the appointment of Ms. Pamela Ewing as Director of Tourism and as Minister I am […]

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In Search of Inspiration: Sir Franklyn R Wilson

In Search of Inspiration: Sir Franklyn R Wilson

By Spence M. Finlayson NASSAU, Bahamas – Franklyn Roosevelt Wilson, C.M.G., Chartered Accountant, land developer and recipient of an Honors Degree in Commerce from Canada’s Dalhousie University, followed by Graduate studies in Management from the University of Miami and in banking from the American Institute, is one of the youngest individuals ever to have been […]

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National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day: Evans St. Fort

National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day: Evans St. Fort

SOUTH FLORIDA – National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day is today March 11. Its a day set aside to thank the professionals who consider every need during the most challenging time in a family’s life. Funeral directors and morticians dedicate their lives to helping families, and loved ones celebrate their loved ones. We caught […]

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Attorney Joy Stephenson-Laws is Jamaica’s New Honorary Consul in Los Angeles

Attorney Joy Stephenson-Laws is Jamaica’s New Honorary Consul in Los Angeles

by Derrick Scott LOS ANGELES – Prominent health attorney in Los Angeles, California, Jamaican Joy Stephenson-Laws, has been appointed Jamaica’s new Honorary Consul in Los Angeles. Mrs Stephenson -Laws received her appointment and writ of commission from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith on the 7th of February this year. […]

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Black Affairs Advisory Board Director Retha Boone-Fye to receive FANM’s 2020 leadership award

Black Affairs Advisory Board Director Retha Boone-Fye to receive FANM’s 2020 leadership award

MIAMI – Black Affairs Advisory Board Director Retha Boone-Fye is one of the six 2020 recipients of the Family Action Network Movement (FANM) awards. This year’s theme Each for Equal mirrors FANM’ mission to empower women and support their efforts to achieve gender equity and human rights. Boone-Fye is being recognized as a local leader who has made an impact in […]

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Women’s History Month Spotlight: Tina Brown, Executive Director of the Overtown Youth Center

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Tina Brown, Executive Director of the Overtown Youth Center

MIAMI – In honor of Women’s History Month Spotlight we are spotlighting some of the contributions of women who have made a profound impact in the community as well as help inspire others. Tina Brown, Executive Director of the Overtown Youth Center is one of those accomplished women who we celebrate for her work in […]

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VP Records Matriarch Pat Chin Pens Memoir

VP Records Matriarch Pat Chin Pens Memoir

by Howard Campbell NEW YORK – A memoir tracing Pat Chin’s remarkable 60-year career in the music business, will be released this summer. The yet-titled book also looks at how the VP Records matriarch juggled commerce and raised a family. Chin, 82, said she began work on the project one year ago. It gives insight […]

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CHTA Congratulates Bahamian On Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge Victory

CHTA Congratulates Bahamian On Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge Victory

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) congratulated Bahamian Marv Cunningham for winning last weekend’s 10th ANGOSTURA Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The event, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on Saturday, saw the Taste of the Caribbean Hall of Fame Inductee eclipse eight […]

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Rasha Cameau Named Interim Executive Director of North Miami CRA

Rasha Cameau Named Interim Executive Director of North Miami CRA

Cameau is the First-Ever Haitian American Woman to be appointed as Executive Director in North Miami CRA History NORTH MIAMI – The North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency’s Chair and Commissioners voted  to appoint Rasha Cameau as Interim Executive Director of North Miami Redevelopment Agency (NMCRA) during the February 12th CRA Board meeting. Mrs. Cameau has served […]

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Senior Bahamas Tourism Executive Receives Recognition Award from Premier Faith-Based Trade Association

Senior Bahamas Tourism Executive Receives Recognition Award from Premier Faith-Based Trade Association

FORT LAUDERDALE – Linville Johnson, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation’s Director of Multi-Cultural and Religious Markets, was recently recognized by the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA) at their Annual EMERGE Conference, for his dedication to promoting “faith-based meetings of excellence.” RCMA, which is a multifaith, international association that is exclusively for religious meeting planners, […]

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