Fort Lauderdale, Florida – November 30, 2016 – After a 7 years’ hiatus, the Miss Florida Caribbean Pageant is making a much-awaited comeback. The re-launch will restore its past glory as one of the Caribbean Diaspora's most prestigious productions in the Southeast region. The pageant is rooted in promoting the awareness of various social issues that affect the Caribbean-American community. In 2017 the Miss Florida Caribbean pageant under the slogan "Pageant with a Mission", will launch the WISE SAVING, BETTER LIVING Financial Literacy Campaign. According to Pageant Director, Jannice

News Americas, VANCOUVER, Canada, Fri. Nov. 18, 2016: Bajan star Rihanna is on to acting in a major way. The star, who will be in Barbados on November 30th to help the island mark its 50th anniversary of Independence and meet Prince Harry, was on set in Vancouver, Canada this week filming the role of Marion Crane, the woman in the shower in Psycho, for the upcoming season of Bates Motel.

Persons interested in participating in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) 2017 Festival of the Performing Arts Competition, Jamaica Festival Song Competition and Jamaica Gospel Song and Children’s Gospel Song Competitions have until Friday, November 25 to submit their entries. 

Upcoming Canadian Roots Reggae artist Nanny Mystik was brutally murdered in her home in Linstead, Jamaica on Monday November 14th, 2016. Constable Detective Barrett confirmed the details when contacted by telephone at the Linstead Police Station. “Ms. McCalla succumbed to her wounds suffered in her home on Monday. Her children were present when the incident happened, and they have since been taken to Clarendon to be with their Grandparents.”

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