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Jamaica Focus: Stewart praises Marilyn Nash

You could tell that Adam Stewart has been deeply touched by the passing of Flanker community activist Marilyn Nash.

He spoke with such emotion last Thursday about her work in the tough Montego Bay neighbourhood that it was clear he and his Sandals Resorts group had lost a very close and dear friend.

"She was one of the most incredible persons I have ever…


Added by CShout1 on May 11, 2014 at 12:31pm — No Comments

LIME gives Bouton School a boost!

Bouton gets connected: Principal of the Bouton School Marian Southwell with Country Manager Sean Auguste (left) and a member of the LIME technical team.

No more can Bouton be the butt of every joke in St. Lucia. This quaint community can be found in a turnoff on the way down the Soufriere Hill from the west coast and it is both blessed and cursed with being one of the few untouched areas of development in St Lucia. The gap to Bouton… Continue

Added by CShout1 on February 8, 2010 at 7:15pm — No Comments


Harlem New York will never be the same after being exposed to the passion and energy that Marva Allen brings to the conference table. Single-handedly her activism has brought unity and structure to a floundering community. She has taken on a role that has been uniquely American and designed for politicians, but like most West Indians with a vision, she refuses to accept mediocrity and living beneath the threshold of success. At the time of her birth… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2010 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Jamaican-American now Lauderhill Chief of Police

Jamaican-American and former Lauderdale Lakes Chief of Police, Andrew Smalling, was on Thursday (Sept. 15) sworn in as the Chief of Police for the City of Lauderhill – a city with a high concentration of Jamaican and Caribbean residents.

The move from being in charge of a police department of a city of some 30,000 residents to one of over 70,000, is a huge step for the…


Added by CShout1 on September 20, 2011 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Mayfield All Age School Gives Back at Christmas - Jamaica

December 10, 2013

The St. Elizabeth communities of Southfield, Yardley Chase, Bellevue and Queensbury, will come alive with the sounds of "giving" on Wednesday December 11 at 10:30 am  as the Principal, students and  teachers of the Mayfield…


Added by Maia Chung on December 11, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Milk River Seafood and Jerk Festival on July 26, 2014 - Jamaica

Ladies and Gentlemen come out and JOIN ME I will be in the CELEBRITY COOK OFF

MILK RIVER; Clarendon, [date of release]: The Milk River Tourism Organization [MIRTO] has embarked on an initiative to enhance the Local, Regional and International Tourism potential of the historical community of Milk River in Clarendon.

Under the theme ‘Expanding Community…


Added by Maia Chung on May 7, 2014 at 7:28am — No Comments

Trailblazers: Winners of inaugural Butch Stewart Community Awards selected


NINE Jamaicans yesterday emerged winners from a strong list of 35 finalists to be named recipients of the inaugural Butch Stewart Community Awards.

The ceremony, held at the Sandals Grande Riviera Beach and Villa Golf Resort in Ocho Rios, St Ann, sought to merit finalists’ contribution to nation-building…


Added by CShout1 on September 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Choiseul St. Lucia to choose queen!

The Community of Choiseul has been deeply involved in community carnivals for more than two decades. Among their features have been the calypso show and popular j’ouvert. In 2001, Choiseul took a giant leap by organizing their very own Carnival queen pageant, which was a huge success. Since then the community has not looked back, and the pageant has become their hallmark.

Choiseul’s carnival achievements to date have been very encouraging… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 15, 2009 at 11:48pm — No Comments

CDB helps Belize poor

BELMOPAN, Belize, Monday July 26, 2010 – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is supporting the Government of Belize in its effort to raise the standard of living of the poor and vulnerable in that country. CDB’s Board of Directors has approved a loan equivalent to US$15 million to the Belize Social Investment Fund to invest in social and economic infrastructure, social services and organisational strengthening sub-projects.

Approximately 100,000… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 26, 2010 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Sizzla leads August Town revival

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter

SIZZLA is working to bring cultural and historical awareness within his August Town community through his Sizzla Youth Foundation.…


Added by CShout1 on July 31, 2015 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Miami Landmark tower to illuminate in black, green gold for Jamaica’s Independence

MIAMI - On Friday (Aug. 6), at dusk, the Miami Tower, formerly the Bank of America tower, at International Place in downtown in Miami, will illuminate in the colours of the Jamaican flag – black, green and gold, in celebration of Jamaica’s 48th anniversary of Independence and Emancipation. The Miami landmark will remain lit throughout the weekend into Monday morning (August 9), as a tribute to the positive impact of the Jamaican community in South… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 4, 2010 at 9:31pm — 1 Comment

Jamaica's Maia Chung Television to Offer News Service to Jamaican and Caribbean Communities Come September 2013


Tired of not having the news within your Jamaican communities showcased by traditional media houses in Jamaica.


Well join us in showing the world the things that need highlighting in Jamaica Land we love.


Maia Chung Television (MCTV) will be rolling out MCTV News this September 2013.


This will be a showcase of the news, issues and important events in your various communities with the pictures you send us.


We will…


Added by Maia Chung on September 1, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Miami Dade College Employees and Students Donate Thousands to Operation Hope for Haiti

Miami – After three months of fundraising efforts in response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti this past January, Miami Dade College (MDC) officials recently presented a check for nearly $42,000 to World Vision’s Operation Hope for Haiti (OHH). The funds were raised through combined efforts of the College’s students, faculty and staff, that began immediately following the Jan. 12 disaster.

The college’s efforts inspired other institutions to… Continue

Added by CShout1 on April 28, 2010 at 7:13pm — No Comments

MOH Conducts Increased Mosquito Control Activities in 162 Communities So Far - Kingston Jamaica

Increased mosquito control activities including community based education and promotion, fogging and source reduction - treatment and destruction of breeding sites – have so far taken place in 162 communities across the island since the Ministry of Health started its intensified programme a week ago. Approximately 500 communities have been scheduled to be fogged under…

Added by Maia Chung on September 26, 2012 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Barbados plans major national park

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday June 4, 2010 – The Barbados government has announced plans for the establishment of a National Park, stretching from the north to the east of the island, as a priority.

It would run from Archer's Bay in St Lucy to the fishing community of Consett Bay, St John.

Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Drainage, Dr Denis Lowe, says the National Park would seek to ensure that development activities in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 17, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

'Bolt's health centre' reopens ... Track star renovates facility in Sherwood Content

(From left) Winsome Wilkins of United Way, Elsa Sommerville (partially hidden), chief public health inspector; Luretta Rankine, community health aid, and Vinnel Menzies of Clarks Town PC Bank look on as Usain Bolt (right) unveils the plague at the official reopening of the Sherwood Content Health Centre last Saturday.

SHERWOOD CONTENT, Trelawny — A health centre in this rustic community is now operational after undergoing a major renovation costing… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 9, 2010 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Obama urges 'new black mindset'

US President Barack Obama has told America's oldest civil rights organisation that African Americans should take charge of their lives. He said there were "no excuses" for ethnic minority children not to work hard and succeed. Mr Obama's comments came in a speech at a dinner marking the 100th anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

It is Mr Obama's first speech focussing on race since he became… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 16, 2009 at 8:06pm — No Comments

St Lucians embrace Jounen Kwéyòl! International Creole Day

Jounen Kwéyòl Entenasyonal (International Creole Day) is officially October 28. However, Saint Lucians across the island participated in activities leading up to the day this past weekend. Throughout the island the sounds of Creole and folk music filled the air mixed with the aroma of locally prepared dishes.

It was almost three decades ago, (1981 to be exact) that a group of researchers and scientists came together under the heading “Banzil… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 29, 2009 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Maia Chung Television (MCTV) endorses C-CAM’S first Earth Day Beautification “Save the Trees” project, to be held on Saturday April 20, 2012 at 9:30 a.m -JAMAICA

April 16, 2013

So MCTV is a platform that seeks to do well and good things.

Our environment is being degraded here, regionally and internationally.

 It is never too late for a shower of rain so please note this MCTV endorsed effort. Please join with C-CAM as they do what they can to save what we have left of our beautiful God given…


Added by Maia Chung on April 16, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

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