City of Miramar, FL—City of Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne has been providing 300 weekly hot meals to seniors in the City of Miramar during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic began, Miramar Senior Centers closed its doors and asked senior citizens to remain at home for their safety. Commissioner Colbourne became concerned that seniors may not have the hot lunches they were used to receiving at the senior centers.
Please see below photos and captions regarding the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) hosting of a Gathering in Memory of the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe, National Hero, on Saturday, May 23 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.The somber event was held in commemoration of the 188th Anniversary of his death. Sam Sharpe led the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica, which broke the back of chattel slavery in Jamaica and eventually led to the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of slaves in Jamaica and the wider Western Hemisphere.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA - As the GraceKennedy Group plays its part through its businesses worldwide in the COVID-19 response, GraceKennedy Foods (USA) LLC has teamed up with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Jamaica Consul General Alison Roach-Wilson to provide assistance with food to over 5,000 persons in need.
Caribbean nationals trying to make the United States their permanent home suffered a massive setback last month as President Donald Trump announced plans to stop immigration to the U.S.
Please see below photos and captions regarding the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) hosting of a Floral Tribute to commemorate the 97TH Anniversary of the birth of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer ON, OJ, PC, Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, on Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caribbean and other non-immigrants are being allowed to extend their stay in the United States during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as long as they file their applications in a timely manner.