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.”
MIAMI —Miami-Dade County and MSC Group, one of the world’s leading container shipping and logistics conglomerates as well as the parent company of MSC Cruises, in collaboration with PortMiami and other maritime partners are assisting the people of The Bahamas with humanitarian aid, including a shipment of over 200 gas generators, tarps, cords, water, canopies and gas cans, among other items of necessity for the victims of Hurricane Dorian.
Although still recovering, the U.S. Virgin Islands has come a long way since the two devastating hurricanes that devastated the territory in September 2017. Hurricanes Irma and Maria swept through causing billions of dollars in infrastructural and housing damage and devastation to the three major islands: St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. But today, the islands are open and ready for business, according to Commissioner of Tourism for the US Virgin Islands, Joseph Boschulte.