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On Sunday, April 29 The Warriors of Light* will stand with an array of local leaders, students and community groups in the effort to raise awareness to "The Awakening To Oneness". Taking place at Tobacco Road, Miami's religious clerics, priests, rabbis and diverse community leaders will stand together exemplifying their desire for unity and peace. The gathering will start at 4:00pm to sunset with special performances throughout and ending with a candle lighting ceremony.
During Haiti’s “Week of the Diaspora” (“Semaine de la Diaspora”), Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) received the Friend of Haiti Award for her tireless work on behalf of the Haitian community both on the island nation and in South Florida. “It is a humbling honor to be recognized for my work on behalf of the Haitian people, and I will continue to be there for them as they rebuild,” said Congresswoman Wilson.
Lisa Blue has an unbelievable showing on Monday, July 19th at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami. The Australian label closed the group show in the final night of Miami Fashion Week Swim. A fan favorite, Lisa Blue showed 15 looks ranging from Aboriginal to Renaissance Lace and viewers were overhead commenting that she was the highlight of this season’s fashion week festivities.
The PM of Jamaica, the Hon Portia Simpson-Miller Miller left the island earlier this week for a number of engagements in New York and Philadelphia in the United States.
Alison AustinThe sixth annual Restaurant Week Jamaica kicks off November 13, 2010 and runs through November 20. The seven-day culinary celebration is bigger than ever this year with a record 60 restaurants spanning Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. The event will offer some of Jamaica’s best meals at prices discounted by at least 30%. Patrons will feast on prix fixe menus from a full range of origins such as Chinese, Japanese, Mediterranean, Italian, Indian, French and Jamaican for prices from $17-45. Restaurant Week Jamaica is endorsed by the Jamaica Tourist Board and sponsored by the Gleaner newspaper.