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Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM) elects Rick Nugent as President

Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM) elects Rick Nugent as President

By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – After serving two terms as President of the Baltimore based Jamaica Association of Maryland (JAM), Rick Nugent was elected to serve the organization for a third term. Mr. Nugent who founded the organization 30 years ago demitted office as President in 2014 to run for President of the National Association […]

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Marissa Sanderson, A Miami Carnival Champion

Women’s Month Spotlight: Marissa Sanderson, A Miami Carnival Champion

Women’s Month Spotlight Powered by Miami Carnival MIAMI – Marissa Sanderson is a Miami Carnival Champion.  Miami Carnival is not just a Parade of Bands; it is a celebration of all the Caribbean islands coming together in the beautiful city of Miami to showcase their island beauty through art”. Miami Carnival is:  “Vibrant, family friendly, […]

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University of Miami Med School Names Haitian-American As New Dean

University of Miami Med School Names Haitian-American As New Dean

Henri R. Ford, M.D. Named Dean, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine MIAMI –  The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is enthusiastically announcing that Henri R. Ford, M.D., has been named the new dean of the Medical School.  Ford will join the University on June 1, 2018. Dr. Ford is a Haitian-born […]

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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Named World Tourism Minister of the Year

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Named World Tourism Minister of the Year

Berlin, Germany – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett was awarded Worldwide Tourism Minister of the Year by the prestigious Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, March 8. “It is truly humbling to be recognized in this manner at such a major international event. I accept this award, not for myself but […]

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Hon. Kenneth L. Gillespie Appointed to Serve on the Children’s Services Council

Hon. Kenneth L. Gillespie Appointed to Serve on the Children’s Services Council

LAUDERHILL – The Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) announces the appointment of Judge Kenneth L. Gillespie to serve as the judicial representative for its governing board, filling the seat formerly held by Judge Michael J. Orlando whose term had expired. Judge Gillespie serves on the 17th Judicial Circuit in the Dependency/Unified Family Court Division, […]

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Actress and Activist CCH Pounder to receive AFUWI Bob Marley Award

Actress and Activist CCH Pounder to receive AFUWI Bob Marley Award

NEW YORK – The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) will present renowned actress and activist CCH Pounder with the prestigious AFUWI Bob Marley Award at the 21st Annual Legacy Awards Gala on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in New York City. The AFUWI Legacy Awards Gala is a prestigious annual event which seeks to […]

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Adam Stewart awarded at Food For The Poor’s Building Hope Gala

Adam Stewart awarded at Food For The Poor’s Building Hope Gala

Adam Stewart receives “Ambassador for the Poor” 2018 Award from Food For The Poor BOCA RATON – Jamaica’s Consul General Franz Hall congratulated Mr. Adam Stewart, CD, at the Food for the Poor 23rd annual Building Hope Gala recently held in Boca Raton. Mr. Stewart, serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chairman at Sandals Resorts […]

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North Miami Mayor to Present Key To City to first African-American Gov. of Massachusetts

North Miami Mayor to Present Key To City to first African-American Gov. of Massachusetts

North Miami – Dr. Smith Joseph, Mayor of North Miami, invites the community to join him Wednesday, Feb. 7, in kicking-off the City’s 2018 Black History Month celebration with a Key to the City Ceremony, honoring Deval Patrick, Esq., former governor of Massachusetts. Patrick, who spent his early career as an attorney and business executive, was appointed United […]

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Donovan White selected as New Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

Donovan White selected as New Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Mr. Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of Director of Tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), after an extensive local and international search. His appointment has been announced by Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Edmund Bartlett. Mr. White, a Jamaican national, whose term as head of the country’s tourism […]

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Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

LAUDERHILL —The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the honorees for the 5th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast powered by the Florida Panthers. Themed, “I AM,” honorees will be awarded in front of family, friends and colleagues on Friday, March 2nd, 7:30 a.m., at the BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, […]

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