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New York, NY – The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) announced the 2019 Grant Application Cycle. The grant cycle began on November 1st with a deadline of February 7, 2020. The grant process life cycle begins with funding opportunities, organizations registered under the Jamaica Charities Act submitting applications, the AFJ Grants Committee evaluating and making decisions, notifications sent to awardees and, finally, implementation of the awards. Applications are reviewed once per year; awards are announced in March and presented in April. 

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Two South Florida charities will have turkey on the menu for their meals for local residents in need over the Thanksgiving holiday, thanks to the loving generosity of Food For The Poor.

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti– Haiti President Jovenel Moise has asked the United States to provide humanitarian aid to his country, even as he insisted on the formation of a government of national unity to deal with the present socio-economic and political situation on the island.

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit last month promised to hold his country’s general election “within 100 days.”

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