The Sunwing Foundation partners with Books Give Us Wings to spread the love of reading on Read Across Jamaica Day

As part of their recently launched Flying Start program, Sunwing Foundation is joining forces with Books Give Us Wings (a Toronto-based charity established by seasoned North York elementary school teacher and Jamaican-born, Myrna Gabbidon, that promotes children’s literacy in the Caribbean) to fly just under 3,000 new and gently used children’s books to Jamaica in time […]
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GraceKennedy & Western Union to Host 2018 Caribbean Town Hall Series May 17th, 2018 in New York and May 19th, 2018 in Florida

As part of an ongoing commitment to the communities they serve, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS), Western Union’s Agent in many Caribbean markets, announced the 2018 Town Hall series will take place from May 17 to 19, in New York and South Florida. Under the theme […]
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Boston to celebrate the Caribbean American Heritage month

Hundreds of islands, thousands of miles of coastal territories, multiple languages, religions, races, and ethnic backgrounds: the Caribbean community is one of the most culturally rich and diverse in America… and in Massachusetts, is one of the biggest and most influential, contributing to the vibrancy of the state in a wide range of social, academic, […]
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Top Reggae Acts Announced For Memorial Day ‘Best of the Best’ Concert

With much anticipation, Best of the Best Music Fest, (BOTB) has reveal the full line up for the 12th annual staging. In the first announcement there was huge buzz around the return of Mavado, who was unable to perform last year. Mavado is now accompanied by quite a few more heavyweights in soca, dancehall and […]
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Jamaican Women of Florida 2018 Conference Inspire Future Leaders – 5 Scholarships Awarded

Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) continued its mission of preparing future leaders as they awarded four-year renewable scholarships to five college bound female students of Jamaica descent, at JWOF’s fourth (4th) annual Women’s Empowerment Conference held recently (Mar. 17) at the Jungle Island in Miami. The one-day conference attracted more than 200 women celebrating – […]
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JN Bank sponsors Ziadie Cup/True Blue Weekend All Alumni Penalty Kick-off April 6th-7th, 2018, Miramar, Florida

JN Bank will be sponsoring the True Blue Girls & Boys Alumni Penalty Kick-off. The event is a part of the 14th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup and True Blue Weekend on April 6th– 7th, 2018. Participating schools in the True Blue All Boys & Girls Alumni Penalty Kick-off will have the opportunity to win two […]
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Queen Ifrica Announces Upcoming “Black Woman” Video On International Woman’s Day

VP Records is proud to announce on International Woman’s Day, that Queen Ifrica will be filming the video to the single “Black Woman” for release at the end of March, closing out Women’s History Month. Featured on her album “Climb”, the lyrically and musically powerful anthem paints the message of black women protecting themselves and […]
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Consul General Franz Hall Bids Farewell to the Jamaican Dispora [Interview]

Franz Hall, the Consul General of Jamaica. completes his tour of duty on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. He penned an farewell open letter  to the Jamaican Diaspora in the Southeastern United States of America. Dear Friends, I am using this opportunity to advise that my appointment as Consul General of Jamaica will come to an end on […]
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11th Annual Louise Bennett-Coverley Festival & Scholarship Fundraiser -Saturday, Feb.3, 2018

The Friends of the South Regional-Broward College Library, Jamaican Folk Revue, Inc. and Broward College are again partnering to host the 11thAnnual Louise Bennett-Coverley “Miss Lou” Reading Festival and Scholarship Fundraiser, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, starting at 2:00 p.m., at the Broward College Performing and Cultural Arts Theater, 7200 Pines Blvd.in Pembroke Pines. Under the patronage […]
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Minister Of Tourism Announces Donovan White As New Director Of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

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 marketing agency, […]
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