COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – It’s been 11 years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, at 4:53 p.m., the earth opened, and a reported 250,000 people perished, including four students and two faculty advisors from Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Fla., who were on a Journey of Hope mission trip with Food For The Poor.
On January 20, 2021 Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the Vice President of the United States of America, marking a momentous event in the country’s history as the highest ranking female in US politics. As a Black American, Caribbean, and Asian woman, Harris represents the hopes and aspirations of all minority and ethnic women across the world. Although most welcome Harris’ meteoric rise, many are guarded in how they see her ability to make lasting change in a racially and politically divided nation. Three ‘voices’ representing Caribbean, Indian, and Latino heritage speak volumes about the impact the former California Senator has already had and will continue to have on women of colour.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – From a long proposed Caribbean Business Council (CBC) and a waning Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) now has three new private sector organizations , namely, the Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM), the CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO), and the recently announced CARICOM Manufacturers’ Association (CMA).
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. –Families living in poverty throughout the Caribbean and Latin America are enduring even morehardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Food For The Poor’s Christmas Gift Catalog is filled with gift ideas to ease their suffering and continue givinglong afterthe holidays have passed.
Out of Many One People — the national motto every Jamaican embraces. We are Taino, we are Maroons, we are Irish, we are German, we are African, we are British, we are Indian, we are Chinese. We are a people touched by these ethnicities, through blood, through marriage, through circumstance. Xavier Murphy knows this all too well.
Continuing the spirit of giving, the Sandals Foundation has just donated over 2,060 digital tablets to more than 2,000 students across the Caribbean to support the region’s online learning needs following the successful execution of the Lessons Alive campaign. With access to tablets, students are now more equipped for online classes and can take advantage of distance learning instructions this school year.
Father-and-son Caribbean hospitality leaders and devout philanthropists, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman & Founder of Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and Adam Stewart, Deputy Chairman of SRI, have made it their personal and corporate social responsibility to shape the lives and the future of the Caribbean for over 40 years. Through the family’s personal philanthropic efforts and the charitable work of the Sandals Foundation, the Stewart family has worked to positively transform the Caribbean while closely watching those that have also helped pave the way for a better future, giving back to the land and people they love most along the way. Together, they recognize those who possess their same dedication to giving back and honor those that have gone above and beyond to create a positive impact on the Caribbean and its beloved people.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The presidents of Guyana and Suriname have announced two major joint venture projects whose implementation will deepen the beneficial relations between the two countries, and could have a positive effect for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) of which they are members.
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