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KINGSTON – October 16, 2017 – It is no coincidence that the New York based non-profit Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc. has enjoyed the partnership support of the JetBlue Airways for more than a decade.  The airline and the charity both share a culture of giving.
Jamaica’s Consul General to Miami, Franz Hall, has announced the awardees selected for the Consulate of Jamaica Diaspora Honours 2017. Ten awards will be presented in the category of Luminaries including a Diaspora community organization, and one as Special Community Award. The names of the honorees will be inscribed on the Honour Roll of Jamaicans in the Southern United States of America.
Las Vegas, a popular United States entertainment hub visited by hundreds of Caribbean nationals each year, was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history earlier this month.
To aid in the recovery process of destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, JM Family is making a $100,000 donation to One America Appeal, an initiative founded by all five living former presidents: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter.
New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International, and Gospel AM1490 WMBM under the leadership of Bishop Victor T. Curry, in partnership with NAN and along with Commissioner Jean Monestime, the Office of Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Feeding South Florida, McCray and Associates, Greater Holy Cross MBC, FPL and a host of other community leaders, partners and volunteers served over 1800 families on Sunday September 17th at 2300 NW 135th Street and on Monday at the WMBM offices 13242 NW 7th Avenue with ice, water, meats, groceries, baby resources and more.
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