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Last Updated Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Caribbean Diaspora Weekly TV Show to be broadcasted in over 20 Caribbean countries and NY area on Caribvision
SOUTH FLORIDA - Blondie Ras Productions, Caribcast and Jamaicans.com announced this week that the Caribbean Diaspora Weekly will now be broadcasted weekly on Caribvision. The show premiers on Caribvision on Tuesday, April 29 at 10:30PM with a repeat on Wednesday morning at 7:00 am.
Caribvision broadcasts in over 20 Caribbean countries on...Read More...
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action, A Major Setback in Civil Rights
MIAMI - Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s affirmative action ban. This decision will allow states to prohibit race as a consideration in public university admissions, state hiring, and government contracting practices.
Collaborative that Keeps Students in School and Out of Courts Receives District Award
LAUDERHILL – In 2011, more students were arrested on Broward County school campuses than in any other Florida school district, many for misdemeanors like possessing marijuana or spraying graffiti. In response, Broward County Public Schools partnered with local organizations and agencies like the Fort Lauderdale NAACP and the Children’s...Read More...
Vice President Joe Biden to Lead Distinguished Selection of Keynote Speakers at Miami Dade College’s 2014 Commencement Ceremonies May 3
MIAMI - United States Vice President Joe Biden will join other distinguished leaders who will address nearly 15,000 graduates during Miami Dade College’s (MDC) upcoming commencement exercises Sat., May 3, 2014.
Other speakers hail from top universities and philanthropic organizations from across the country.
Speaking at...Read More...
Caribbean Music Ambassador Machel Montano and Congresswoman Wilson Inspire over 700 Caribbean Students
MIAMI - A raucous and passionate gathering of over 700 college students of Caribbean descent welcomed Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and Caribbean music ambassador Machel Montano to the 40thLeadership Conference of the Florida Caribbean Students Association at Miami Dade College, North Campus on April 4th through April 5th, 2014...Read More...
Caribbean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antigua-Born Scholar
NEW YORK - "Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive, sustainable and healthy for the region."
That's the advice of Antigua-born scholar, Dr. Isaac Newton, as he gears up to deliver the keynote address to delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2014, (ICN), the biggest global investment...Read More...
Food For The Poor Offers Nonviolent Prisoners in the Caribbean a Second Chance at Easter Holy Week
COCONUT CREEK - During Easter Holy Week, Food For The Poor released 68 prisoners in Guyana, Haiti, Honduras and Jamaica. These prisoners were incarcerated due to their inability to pay the required petty fines.
This second chance at a new life rescued many from spending years longer in jail than their prison sentences would...Read More...
Florida immigrant concludes his Pedaling for 20 Million Dreams journey by calling on President Obama to Use The Power of the Pen to Halt Deportation
MIAMI - Francisco Diaz, 41-year-old undocumented immigrant who lives in Homestead, began his odyssey on March 2. His journey, chronicled on the facebook page “Pedaling for 20 Million Dreams” has finally brought him to Washington DC.
Tomorrow (April 18), at 12 noon, Francisco will bring a pen to President Obama with the purpose...Read More...
Remittance via Jamaica National (JN) Money Transfer Cards Increase
KINGSTON, Jamaica - JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) says local remittance collection via the JN Money Transfer Card issued by its parent organisation, the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), now accounts for up to 40 percent of its distribution, an increase of 10 percent over last year.
The steady increase in the use of...Read More...
DigInnovate 2014: Caribbean Internet, Marketing and Financing technology experts to present a conference for Small Medium Enterprise (SME)
Montego Bay, Jamaica - A team of Caribbean Internet, Marketing and Financing technology experts have collaborated to present a game-changing conference for the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector that will set the trend in the Caribbean regional technology industry for 2014 and beyond.
Caribbean SME DigInnovate™ 2014 connects...Read More...
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