Jamaican Gail Moaney Receives Prestigious PR Award In New York City

One of the hospitality industry’s preeminent leaders in marketing and public relations was hailed this week for her service to the sector. Gail Moaney, APR, received the Marcella Martinez award in memory of the meritorious and productive life of the late Caribbean public relations professional and diplomat.                 […]
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Calling All Foodies For JCDC 55 Culinary Champs

The Jamaica Culinary Arts Competition is calling all foodies, budding chefs and “star chefs” from across the island to compete in the 2018 staging of the competition. Interested persons can compete in categories including Hot off the Grill, Special Diets (Live Cooking), Fruit and Vegetable Carving, Baked Treats, Mixology, Cold Desserts, Hors d’oeuvres, Sandwiches and […]
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Jamaican Women of Florida’s 4th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference – March 17th, 2018, at Jungle Island In Miami

Through their ongoing commitment to engage and assist in the development of leadership and personal skills of Jamaican women in Florida, the JWOF members continue to give back to the next generation of young women through several programs including their annual renewable “Powerful Women…Next Generation Scholarship”     In 2017 18 year old Tyra Lee […]
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Jamaica Congratulates Minister Bartlett On Being Named The Worldwide Minister Of The Year

The Jamaica Tourist Board congratulates Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, on receiving the Worldwide Tourism Minister of the Year Award by Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). “Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism has been working tirelessly to position Jamaica as a leading destination for business and leisure travel.  This award underscores Jamaica’s impact […]
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South Florida Jamaican Alumni Announce The 14th Annual True Blue Weekend & Ziadie Cup, April 6th-7th, 2018

On April 6th and 7th, the 14th Annual True Blue Weekend/Dennis Ziadie Cup will overwhelm the South Florida community of Miramar/Pembroke Pines. On April 6th old classmates, childhood friends and neighbors will rekindle friendships at the True Blue Welcome Party at Grand Café in Pembroke Pines. On April 7th, 2018 soccer enthusiasts from Canada, the Caribbean, Central […]
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Committed Jamaican Giving Back to Health-Care & Less Fortunate

Regional Director of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), Michael Bent (3rd left) accepts a donation of 10 new electronic hospital beds, IV Poles, blood transfer devices, 40 sheet sets and high filtration process masks from Bishop Dr. Merlene Dennis, a native of Manchester, residing in New York on Monday, January 29. Dr. Dennis, who […]
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Young Jamaican Canadian female Filmmaker Tackles Issue of Anti-Black Racism Stereotypes in Short Film

On February 17, 2018 the short film Tagged, written/directed/produced by upcoming  Jamaican Canadian filmmaker Jual Dacosta will have its world premiere at the 6th annual Toronto Black Film Festival. Based on a true story, the film highlights the murder of a promising young black man and explores the grief of a family and community riddled with pain. As […]
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