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Seaga Receiving Proclamation

Jamaica’s Consul General R. Oliver Mair (right) sharing a moment with Mr. Andrew Seaga (second right) and his family after accepting a Proclamation as a tribute to his late father, former Jamaican Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Edward Seaga, ON. PC., by Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam at a recent presentation ceremony at the Miramar City Hall. 

Seaga Receiving Proclamation

Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet

ATLANTA, GA – The Jamaican Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta held its annual JamCham Awards Banquet in April at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. Each year the event acknowledges and celebrates notable members who serve the community with distinction. This year, the event was sponsored by the Jamaica Tourist Board along with Panton Equity Partners, The Best Dressed Chicken, St. Regis, Metals & Materials Engineers (MME), Vertical Capital Advisors, Bak Foods, Chef Rob’s Caribbean Café & Upscale Lounge, Merrill Lynch, Stone Oak Lounge (Mortgage) and Sandals Resorts.

Jamaica Tourist Board Sponsors Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet

Andrew Holness Day

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, left, accepts a proclamation issued by Brian Kemp, governor of Georgia, declaring April 20 “Andrew Holness Day” in Georgia, United States in recognition of his official visit to the state.

Andrew Holness Day

Unifest 25: A Resounding Success

LAUDERDALE LAKES – Lauderdale Lakes was the place to be on the weekend of May 17th to May 19th as the annual UNIFEST Caribbean multi-cultural festival celebrated 25 years of bridging cultures!  The City of Lauderdale Lakes in partnership with the Greater Caribbean-American Cultural Coalition and the Greater Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce hosted the 3-day Silver Anniversary celebration, a major milestone for this signature event.  Prior to the anniversary celebration, UNIFEST was named “Best Multi-Cultural Program” for its contribution to Florida’s tourism industry by the 2019 Synergy Summit for Cultural Heritage and Tourism.

Unifest 25: A Resounding Success

U.S. Court Shuts Down Haitian Tax Return Preparers

LAUDERDALE  LAKES, Florida – The United States Department of Justice  late last month  said that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has entered a permanent injunction against Haitian nationals Guary Louima and Guy Telfort and their Tax Houses and Accounting Services, Inc., barring them from preparing U.S. federal tax returns for others and owning or operating a tax preparation business.

U.S. Court Shuts Down Haitian Tax Return Preparers

Reprieve for Caribbean Immigrants in N.Y.

NEW YORK – The New York State Office of Court Administration has halted the ability of United States federal immigration officials to arrest Caribbean and other immigrants in state courthouses without warrants.

Reprieve for Caribbean Immigrants in N.Y.
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