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Jamaican Sensation Tessanne Chin To Perform At The White House
NEW YORK, NY – Tessanne Chin, the Jamaican songstress best known for winning season five of NBC’s “The Voice”, will score another first in Jamaican-American music history when she performs at the White House today Thursday March 6, 2014, at First Lady Michelle Obama’s Women of Soul concert series.
The concert lineup is a legendary...Read More...
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Nationals
MIAMI – On March 4, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) announced that Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Haiti for an additional 18 months, effective July 23, 2014 through January 22, 2016.
Current Haitian beneficiaries seeking to extend their...Read More...
Join Jamaican American Author and Child Sex Abuse Survivor Julie Marie Mansfield For Her Catalyst Series and Book signing
MIAMI - Jamaican-American Author and advocate in the war against childhood sex abuse (CSA), Julie Marie Mansfield will be conducting her Catalyst Series/Book signing of her debut book ‘Maybe God Was Busy,’ 6:30pm, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Books and Books (265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134.)
Mansfield’s goal is...Read More...
Digital Jam 3.0 - Caribbean Edition crowns top 5
Silicon Valley Experts offers digital work opportunities to Young Caribbean techies participating in the competition
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A mobile App to map crime hotspots and notify users of crimes happening nearby, won the Grand Prize at the Digital Jam 3.0 competition. “Crimebot” was one of 160 finalists from...Read More...
Jamaica's Registrar General's Department to Embark on Outreach to New York and Florida
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Registrar General's Department (RGD) in Jamaica has announced that it will embark on a Jamaica Diaspora Outreach to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from March 10-15, 2014 and to South Florida March 17-20, 2014.
The Agency's visit will facilitate applications for the Agency's services including certificates for...Read More...
Jamaica Wins Gold at Adrian Awards Gala in New York
NEW YORK - The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was recognized by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) with a Gold Adrian Award for public relations excellence for its entry in the television category Revisiting Our Roots featuring TODAY Show co-hosts Jenna Wolfe and Lester Holt.
The accolade was announced...Read More...
Jamaican/Caribbean-American, Felecia Hatcher to be recognized as White House Champion of Change
MIAMI - Felecia Hatcher is on a mission is to create 10,000 African American Start-Ups as the Co-Founder of Code Fever.
Code Fever is an initiative that trains African American youth in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship.
As an Author, Social Entrepreneur and the Chief Popsicle of Feverish Ice Cream, Hatcher has...Read More...
OAS Delegation in Trinidad and Tobago ahead of Regional Meetings on Education and Competitiveness
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, met this week with key government officials in Trinidad and Tobago, which will host two major conferences this year.
“Virtual Educa Caribbean” is scheduled to take place in Port-of-Spain, hosted by the Government...Read More...
delancyhill, Miami Light Project and Legacy Magazine Celebrate Black History Month Honoring Monica Russo
MIAMI - On Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6pm-8pm, at its annual celebration for Black History Month, host delancyhill P.A., in collaboration with Legacy Magazine and Miami Light Project will honor SEIU labor leader Monica Russo and Legacy Honorees T. Willard Fair, Annie Neasman, Dr. Carmel Barrau, Lovette McGill, Stanley Caleb, and...Read More...
Jamaican Exporters Courting Global Retail Giant Wal-Mart
Kingston, Jamaica - In keeping with its mandate to find new routes to market for Jamaican exporters, JAMPRO is leading a groundbreaking mission of 3 local companies- Wisynco, Seprod and Jamaican Teas to target business with global retail giant Wal-Mart at Expo Wal-Mart in Guatemala City between February 25 and 27.
The annual...Read More...
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