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From New Jersey to Jamaica, bobsled pilot wants to be a role model

PYEONCHANG, South Korea – Unwinding the past four years of Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian’s athletic career takes you through two counties, the U.S. and Jamaica, and through a decision that leaves the 32-year-old New Jersey native less than a week away from being part of Olympic history. She was raised in Wayne, N.J., to a Jamaica-born father […]

$5 Million Raised By UK Diaspora for the Adopt-A-Clinic Initiative

$5 Million Raised By UK Diaspora for the Adopt-A-Clinic Initiative

Approximately $5 million has been raised by the Diaspora in the United Kingdom (UK) for the Ministry of Health’s Adopt-A-Clinic initiative. The funds were handed over to Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, at a special event hosted at the Jamaican High Commission in London recently. The Adopt-A-Clinic Project, is one of the Jamaica […]

From New Jersey to Jamaica, bobsled pilot wants to be a role model

Jamaican Wins Coveted United States Artists Fellowship

Ebony G. Patterson, associate professor of painting at the University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies, has been named a recipient of a 2018 United States Artists (USA) Fellowship Award in Visual Arts. The $50,000 unrestricted cash prize recognizes the artist’s creative accomplishments and supports ongoing artistic and professional development. Forty-five artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines […]

From New Jersey to Jamaica, bobsled pilot wants to be a role model

The Quiet Jamaican in Britain

Flipping through the pages of the 2018 Powerlist of Britain’s most influential people of African, African American, and African Caribbean descent, one will indeed find a list of powerful and famous Black Britons, from Hollywood big wigs, such as Oscar-winning film maker, Steven Rodney “Steve” McQueen of 12 Years a Slave, to John Boyega of […]

From New Jersey to Jamaica, bobsled pilot wants to be a role model

Jamaican utility official named new GPL Chief

The state-owned Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) has named a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after more than 18 months of search. According to outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors, Robert Badal, the new CEO, Albert Gordon, has significant experience in the public utility space at senior levels, in the water and electricity […]

From New Jersey to Jamaica, bobsled pilot wants to be a role model

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