A large number of Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica turned out on Friday evening to witness the opening of “A Reggae Music Journey” pop-up exhibition in celebration of the Reggae Month of February, at the Jamaican Consulate in New York.
New York: Diaspora leaders in the US northeast region have called on Jamaica’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure that elected members of the Global Jamaica Diaspora Council are representatives of their communities and not solely advisors to the Ministry. This following the Ministry stating that Board members are not there on community’s behalf as a representative.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Noted Jamaican businessman, Kevin Hendrickson, was honored recently with a proclamation by the United States House of Representatives. The Managing Director of The Courtleigh Hospitality Group was recognized “as a courageous, resilient, intelligent, and loving community leader, and as a valued member of the community who dedicated his time to ensuring the betterment of his employees and customers.”
NEW YORK, NY,: For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, persons from the Caribbean region and those with roots there will now be able to write in their nationality or ancestry on U.S. Census form this March, thanks in large part to the vision and fierce advocacy of one Caribbean immigrant.