Marlon Richards

Marlon Richards

Labor of Love in Honduras: Maternity Center Provides Quality Medical Care to New Mothers

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2017) – Young mothers in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, have access to a modern maternity ward and healthcare for their new babies, thanks to generous Food For The Poor donors.

MJF ambassadors Visit with Hon J. Holness

Miss Jamaica Florida reigning ambassadors 2017 sharing a pleasant moment with Hon. Juliet Holness, MP, (extreme right) and wife of Jamaica's Prime Minister, Hon. Andrew Holness, as they paid a courtesy call to Jamaica House during their recent prize-winning trip to Jamaica.  From left are:  Shanna Francis, Teen Miss Jamaica Florida 2017; Shanique Brown, Miss Jamaica Florida 2017; and Danniella Spence, Little Miss Jamaica Florida 2017.  The ambassadors also visited historic landmarks and tourist attractions as well as called on other public and private sector officials.

From the Shelf - Power and Pain in a Post-Apocalyptic World

N.K. Jemisin's work is distinguished by, as our reviewer wrote about The Kingdom of Gods, "her ability to imagine and describe the mysteries of the universe in language that is at once elegant and profane, and thus, true." She concludes her Broken Earth trilogy (the first two volumes of which have won back-to-back Hugo awards) with The Stone Sky, out now from Orbit. Shelf Awareness spoke with her about writing the final installment. 

International Caribbean Stars To Shine At CaribbeanTales Film Festival Gala Launch

TORONTO, Canada, Mon. August 21, 2017: As Canada delights in all its diversity this year, the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) marks its 12th annual festival with a street party celebrating the legacy, people and beauty of the Caribbean.

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk

On August 19th the Third Saturday Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk will be held from 5:00 pm to 10:00pm. In addition to live music, gallery openings and cultural programming, the event features a free guided walking tour of the award winning Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, a live performance of Impulse Art by internationally acclaimed “foot-painter” Daniel Pontet and the Downtown Hollywood Artisan Market.

UVI’S Gary Sadler Receives Order of Distinction

Senior Vice President of Sales of Unique Vacations Incorporated., Gary Sadler, who recently celebrated his 25 years of achievements with the company, has been awarded a coveted honor by Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, on July 31st, 2017, for outstanding contribution to Jamaica’s tourism and the hotel industry.

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Honors Girl Power, INC

Established in 2000, Girl Power has been a place of refuge and restoration for many young girls between ages 11-17. Through its myriad of services and programs, Girl Power encourages young girls to build confidence, competence and pride within themselves. The organization also provides workshops and materials that inform girls about the risks and consequences associated with substance abuse, low self-esteem, lack of education and more.

Flash Back – Jamaican Immigration To Britain

News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Aug. 11, 2017: As the Caribbean island of Jamaica this week celebrated its 55th independence anniversary from Britain, on August. 6, 2017, we at News Americas thought it also apt of look at the early migration of Jamaican immigrants to their former colonizer in the 1940′s. Here are some moments in history from the early migration of Jamaicans to Britain and London.
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