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Beautiful tropical centerpieces with Red Ginger lilies, orchids and vibrant Heliconias welcomed 180 finely-dressed Honorees and guests to Caribbean Today Newsmagazine’s 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Miramar Cultural Center, Dec. 01, 2018, in South Florida.

It was an elegant and fun night of celebration, delicious food, awards and college scholarships, heart-felt appreciation, friendship and memories. Steel Drum music by Pan Man, and lively dancing to Caribbean Soca and 80’s Oldies by DJ Wayne energized the evening. South Florida and the Caribbean’s prominent leaders attended the event.

JN Money Services (USA) Inc. recognized Miramar Commissioner, Winston Barnes, who was described as a member of the company’s extended family, at a luncheon held in honor of him recently.

Mr. Barnes, who was conferred with the Order of Distinction Commander Class by the Jamaican Government at the National Heroes’ Day awards ceremony on October 15, was lauded for his achievements and service to Jamaica.  In addition to recognizing his investiture, he was thanked for the support he has given to the JN family over the years.

A Dallas County grand jury on Friday indicted former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger for murder, according to county court records. Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean, an unarmed black man, in his Dallas apartment on Sept. 6.

NEW YORK, Jamaica got a Christmas gift early Thursday, as UNESCO, the United Nation’s cultural and scientific agency, added reggae to its list of global cultural treasures.

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