Gala In Fort Lauderdale

Juliet Holness, wife of Jamaica’s prime minister Andrew Holness, is expected to be among the guests at this month’s “Protect the Children Gala” in South Florida. According to organizers, the event, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. April 29 at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, is being held in aid of child sexual abuse prevention.

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Jamaica diaspora conference

Jamaicans overseas are being welcomed back to the Caribbean island for the “Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference”, scheduled for July 23-26 at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston. According to Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, the conference will focus on consolidation and expansion of partnerships between the diaspora and Jamaica.