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Danielle Geathers First Black Female President of M.I.T. Student Government

Danielle Geathers First Black Female President of M.I.T. Student Government

Twenty-Year-Old Miami Native Makes History at the World’s #1 University MIAMI – Twenty year old and rising junior Danielle Geathers has become the first black woman to hold the office of student body President at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT), ranked the #1 university in the world and particularly known for its superior engineering program. The results of […]

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Ambassador of Jamaica Congratulates Judge Renatha Francis

Ambassador of Jamaica Congratulates Judge Renatha Francis

WASHINGTON, DC – Message from Ambassador of Jamaica Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks to Judge Renatha Francis, the First Jamaican-American Appointed to serve on the Florida Supreme Court: It is with pleasure that I offer my heartiest congratulations to you, Judge Francis, on your recent historic elevation to the hallowed halls of the Florida Supreme Court. […]

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Mayor Dale Holness Honors Local Hospitals for National Hospital Week

Mayor Dale Holness Honors Local Hospitals for National Hospital Week

Broward County – It’s National Hospital Week and Mayor Dale Holness honored and celebrated local hospitals and healthcare workers at hospitals throughout Broward County. Mayor Holness began the week by visiting Florida Medical Center, located in the City of Lauderhill on Wednesday, May 13, with a proclamation presentation to Jefferey M. Welch, the hospital’s CEO, […]

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A Tribute to the life of Dr. Paul Chen-Young Economist, Banker and Entrepreneur

A Tribute to the life of Dr. Paul Chen-Young Economist, Banker and Entrepreneur

  Washington, DC  – Nothing can ever deny Paul Chen-Young his pride of place in the annals of Jamaican history, he was a pioneer extraordinaire, economist and entrepreneur who possessed unmatched drive and energy. So, it was with sadness that I learnt of the loss of this son of Jamaica, who died in Maryland early this […]

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Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Appointed to Board of Trustees for the African American Mayors Association

Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Appointed to Board of Trustees for the African American Mayors Association

MIRAMAR – Miramar’s Mayor Wayne M. Messam has been appointed to the African American Mayors Association (AAMA) Board of Trustees. The AAMA board is comprised of 17 mayors from across the country. The AAMA creates a forum for mayors to take positions on public policies that impact the vitality and sustainability of their cities and […]

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Carla James Appointed as Guyana’s Director of Tourism

Carla James Appointed as Guyana’s Director of Tourism

Carla James Makes History as First Indigenous Woman to Assume Position Georgetown, Guyana – The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Director, Carla James, as director of the tourism body beginning May 1, 2020. Ms. James will succeed the current director, Brian T. Mullis, following the conclusion of his two-year […]

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Chairwoman Edmonson’s statement on the passing of former County Commissioner Dorrin Rolle

Chairwoman Edmonson’s statement on the passing of former County Commissioner Dorrin Rolle

MIAMI-DADE – “Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle established himself as a true leader to a District that was seeking representation during a difficult time in our County. He blazed a unique trail and style of service that gave a voice to the voiceless. He enjoyed the seriousness of his work, but did so with humor that most […]

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For the Love of Music-Youth Arts Month Spotlight: Claudens Louis

For the Love of Music-Youth Arts Month Spotlight: Claudens Louis

Miami Music Project, Claudens Louis Teaches His Students Important Life Lessons MIAMI – Claudens Louis is Haitian-American and was born and raised in Little Haiti. Inspired by his father who introduced him to various styles of music from a very young age. He is committed to share the knowledge that he acquired with others works […]

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HBCU and Women’s History Month Spotlight: Orange Blossom Classic Committee-Executive Director Kendra Bulluck

HBCU and Women’s History Month Spotlight: Orange Blossom Classic Committee-Executive Director Kendra Bulluck

SOUTH FLORIDA – March is Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Month and Women’s History Month and today we spotlight Orange Blossom Classic Committee-Executive Director Kendra Bulluck who shares a little bit about the Orange Blossom Classic and the HBCU narrative. Q: What is the significance of the Orange Blossom Classic returning to the South […]

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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on Passing of Sol Kerzner

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Statement on Passing of Sol Kerzner

NASSAU, Bahamas – The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is deeply saddened by the passing of Sol Kerzner. He brought an original perspective to developing his hospitality brands, and the launch of The Atlantis brought new attention and a revitalization to The Bahamas, which contributed greatly to the phenomenal growth we have seen as […]

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