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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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In Search of Inspiration: Sol Kerzner

In Search of Inspiration: Sol Kerzner

By Spence Finlayson NASSAU, Bahamas – March 21st, 2020 will go down in history as the day that the one and only visionary businessman and hotelier Sol Kerzner died. I only had the privilege of meeting him on one occasion in Nassau at his Atlantis Resort & Casino. I had written an article in the […]

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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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