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Haitian-American Med Student Making Strides to Change Hospice Reputation

Haitian-American Med Student Making Strides to Change Hospice Reputation

MIAMI – Stevenson Chery, an Haitian-American student who attended undergraduate college at the University of Central Florida and medical school at Florida International University, was recently awarded the 2018 VITAS Healthcare Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to reduce the burden of medical education debt for a student at FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) […]

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The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Announces 2018 Honorees

The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Announces 2018 Honorees

Supporting Hurricane Recovery & Educational Mentorship Programs at the Opulent Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, GA June 23, 2018 ATLANTA – The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation will celebrate a distinguished list of honorees at the first annual Captains of Industry Celebration at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta on Saturday, June 23, at 6 p.m. The highly anticipated […]

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American Caribbean Maritime Foundation Honors Shipping Industry Stalwarts

American Caribbean Maritime Foundation Honors Shipping Industry Stalwarts

NEW YORK – The prestigious annual Anchor Awards by American Caribbean Maritime Foundation will honor three top leaders in the global maritime industry—Michael Bayley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean International; Roland Malins-Smith, Founder and Retired President of Seafreight Line Ltd; and Rick Murrell, SVP Managing Director, Saltchuk Resources and Chairman Tropical Shipping. […]

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Hon. Andrew Wheatley to receive 2018 Technology Leadership Award

Hon. Andrew Wheatley to receive 2018 Technology Leadership Award

By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy & Technology Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley will receive the Inaugural 2018 Technology Leadership Award from Jamaica College Old Boys Association of New York (JCOBA-NY) for his achievement as a scientist, innovator and policy leader. The presentation will be made at the Association’s Annual […]

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First Haitian-American, Nadege Green wins Ruth Shack Leadership Award

First Haitian-American, Nadege Green wins Ruth Shack Leadership Award

WLRN journalist Nadege Green is the first Haitian-American honored with the Ruth Shack Leadership Award for her work lifting Miami’s unheard voices MIAMI – Nadege Green takes her responsibility as a journalist with WLRN seriously. Through her work, volunteerism and advocacy for community connectivity and safety, she embodies what she champions – a commitment to […]

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City of Philadelphia honors Jamaican Businessman Vincent HoSang

City of Philadelphia honors Jamaican Businessman Vincent HoSang

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Vincent HoSang, O.J, the legendary president and chairman of Caribbean Food Delights, was honored by the City of Philadelphia, which gave him its highest citation for his business leadership and renowned philanthropist. Mr. HoSang was also recognized for founding Caribbean Food Delights forty years ago and for his contribution […]

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Olanike “Nike” Adebayo, Esq receives 2018 John F. Balikes Award

Olanike “Nike” Adebayo, Esq receives 2018 John F. Balikes Award

MIAMI – Olanike “Nike” Adebayo, Esq. is the proud recipient of the 2018 John F. Balikes Award from the Unified Children’s Courthouse. Each year, the judges of the Children’s Courthouse present the “Wall of Honor” ceremony to recognize those individuals who have made significant contributions to children in the juvenile justice and child welfare system in […]

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Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

Goodwill Ambassador Yvans Morisseau receives ASPA 2018 Community Advocacy Award

MIAMI – Goodwill Ambassador Project manager Yvans Morisseau and the Office of Community Advocacy are the 2018 recipient of the South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA) Community Advocacy Award. The ASPA annual awards reception will take place on June 21 at 6 p.m. The Goodwill Ambassador Program under the Office of Community Advocacy is made […]

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Patrick Maitland appointed CRO for Jamaican Consulate General in New York

Patrick Maitland appointed CRO for Jamaican Consulate General in New York

NEW YORK – Communication, trade and agricultural specialist Patrick Maitland has been appointed Community Relations Officer (CRO) at the Jamaican Consulate General office in New York City. Mr. Maitland, who assumes office on April 3, 2018, is the founder and publisher of the Street Hype Newspaper in New York and the influential The Agriculturalist newspaper […]

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Ambassador Marks Receives 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award

Ambassador Marks Receives 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks accepts the Howard University Women Ambassadors 2018 Distinguished Diplomat Award from Lecturer Dr. Marie-Line Sephocle, at the 23rd Women Ambassadors Conference at the Blackburn Center, Howard University, on Thursday April 5, 2018. Ambassador Marks was recognized for being the first female Ambassador from […]

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