South Florida Attorney to Speak at Inaugural Nuts and Bolts Conference and PSOJ Cable and Wireless Jamaica Job Creation Awards
The Jamaican Diaspora Southern United States and the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce will host a Jamaican Trade and Business Forum at Florida Atlantic University, 2912 College Avenue, Liberal Arts Building, Room 120, Davie, Florida, Saturday, June 10, 2006, 8:30AM – 2:00PM.
The current “hot button” issue, if media coverage is any indication, is immigration: From rallies all across America to the May 1 “Day Without Immigrants,” we have seen largely Latino protests highlighting the need of positive immigration reform.
After one year launch in March 2005, the members of the Caribbean Educators’ Association, Incorporated (CARE) have completed an eventful year resulting in awarding scholarships to two graduating high school seniors of Caribbean descent, and donations of school supplies and toys to the Woodlawn School of Special Education in Mandeville, Jamaica.
The rapidly growing Jamaican overseas community and those at home will now benefit from a new and exciting radio programme that aims to inform, educate and find solutions to matters primarily dealing with immigration and deportation.
A delegation of three top-ranking Jamaican Police Officials will visit the Jamaican community in South Florida on Saturday, January 21, 2006 to address crime fighting issues in Jamaica.
A group of nine Jamaicans living in South Florida journeyed home during “Homecoming Week” to fulfill their commitment to Epping Forrest All Age School and Woodford Basic School.
Events to mark the one year anniversary of Jamaican Diaspora Day got under way with a reception on Thursday, June 16 at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.
Professor Gordon Shirley, Jamaican Ambassador to the United States said that this is an important juncture for Jamaica as it was set for growth and told his audience that the Diaspora has a fundamental role to play in the process of change.
Senator Delano Franklyn, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade was recently presented with keys to the City of Miramar by City Commissioner Fitzroy Salesman, also a Jamaican national.