CARIBBEAN JOURNAL ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER JAMAICA TRAVEL AWARDS
The first of a local Caribbean series, the awards celebrate the best of hospitality in Jamaica in 2016
MIAMI, Florida – September 22, 2016 – As part of continued efforts to spotlight tourism from individual destinations, Caribbean Journal, the leading online news source covering all Caribbean-related news, announced its first local-level awards, the Jamaica Travel Awards on September 21. Building on the popularity of Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Travel Awards, an annual roundup highlighting the best-of-the-best in select categories such as Caribbean Destination of the Year, Caribbean Hotel of the Year and Caribbean Hotelier of the Year, the regional online magazine saw the need to introduce individual destination awards that will showcase local stakeholders excelling on a national level.
CARIBBEANTALES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IS HIRING!
The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide. CTFF presents a multi-ethnic mix of exciting and dynamic films that showcase diverse, shared stories and cultures. We are currently offering exciting opportunities for you to be apart of our vibrant and innovative team. (read more)
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Congresswoman Clarke’s Statement on the Passing of His Excellency Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the passing of His Excellency Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus:
“On behalf of myself, the Clarke Family and the people of the Ninth Congressional District of New York, I wish to respectfully offer my deepest and most heartfelt condolences on the passing of His Excellency Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus to his family, friends and to the people of Grenada, Caricou, and Petit Martinique. As a highly-respected diplomat, Dr. Stanislaus was renowned for his work as ambassador of Grenada to the United Nations, where he formed partnerships with individuals such as New York State Governor Mario Cuomo and my esteemed predecessor, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, to support the people of Grenada both at home and around the world. The contributions of Dr. Stanislaus, a native of Petite Martinique, Grenada, were also critical to establishing the West Indian Labor Day Parade, a beautiful celebration of culture that draws millions of people to central Brooklyn every year. Known for his eloquent oratory, Dr. Stanislaus was not only an advocate for Grenadians, but he used his voice to advocate for all people of Caribbean decent and the Caribbean region from whence they have come. read more
Barbadian Entrepreneur Culture comes to Downtown Dallas, Georgia
The official launch of The Linton Group LLC and Coco’s Vue was held in Dallas, Georgia on August 27, 2016. The new event center is owned by Executive Chef Kareen Linton and the ribbon cutting presided by Mayor Boyd Austin, City of Dallas. Following the ribbon cutting was a special celebration in the evening to introduce “The Linton Fest,” designed to showcase the youth and create networking opportunities between entrepreneurs and community groups.
The evening concluded with a reception in the venue; keynote speech was presented by Mr. Jim Henson, City Council of Dallas. Other Caribbean community leaders were in attendance. Executive Chef, Mike Deihl, Southeast Regional Vice President, ACF (American Culinary Federation) announced his bid for National ACF President; while celebrating Chef Linton’s accomplishments thus far.
Industry support for the event came in the form of Executive Chef, Derrick Henry, Vice President ACF (Atlanta Chefs Association). Executive Sous Chef Isaiah Simon, Georgia World Congress Center and Kind Snacks. (read more)
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TRAVEL INDUSTRY ICON TO ADDRESS CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY EXCHANGE FORUM
MIAMI, Florida (August 5, 2016) - Gerard "Jerry" Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known and esteemed for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality, and entertainment communities, will be the keynote speaker opening up the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's (CHTA) Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) in Puerto Rico from September 30 to October 2, 2016.
September 4, 2016
BRINGING VICTIMS’ FAMILIES AND FIRST RESPONDERS TOGETHER, BP ADAMS TO COMMEMORATE 15THANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL – ROTUNDA
209 JORALEMON STREET
On Tuesday at 8:45 AM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will host his annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in the Rotunda of Brooklyn Borough Hall, bringing together the families of victims and fallen heroes with citywide leaders and local residents. The event, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, will feature interfaith prayers, readings and tributes by surviving family members, and selections from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. There will be moments of silence coinciding with the time of the towers’ collapse; the silence observed at 9:58 AM in memory of the fall of the South Tower will be followed by the lowering of the American flag atop Brooklyn Borough Hall as well as the placement of a remembrance wreath outside the building by Borough President Adams and victims’ families.
Borough President Adams, who served in the New York City Police Department (NYPD) during 9/11, will speak about terrorism’s enduring impact on Brooklyn and New York City. Other citywide leaders scheduled to address the ceremony include NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro, NYPD Chief of Department James O’Neill, FDNY Chief of Department James E. Leonard, and United States Army Garrison (USAG) Fort Hamilton Commander Colonel Peter Sicoli.
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