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Jamaican Author Pens an Imaginary Journey

Phoebe Douse  is written and illustrated by L. Samuels. Phoebe Douse is  the story of a young teen, born to Jamaican parents – and raised in Texas with the help of her maternal grandmother – Naan who is very close … Continue reading

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Dr. Glen Laman to be Honored by Brenau University

Dr. Glen Laman will receive Brenau University’s Community Service Award on April 25, 2020 during the university’s Alumnae Reunion Weekend. This prestigious award is being given in recognition of his exceptional professional path, service to Brenau, and passion for his community which make him … Continue reading

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2019 Global Jamaica Diaspora Council Election Results Below are the winners of the 2019 Global Jamaica Diaspora Council elections by region. https://www.globaljadiasporacouncil.com/election-results

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Dr Basil W. Kong receives  Association of Black Cardiologists Legacy Award

Atlanta-Jamaican Dr. Basil W. Kong receives  Association of Black Cardiologists’ Legacy Award Dr. B. Waine Kong was awarded the 2019 Spirit of the Heart Legacy Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at a … Continue reading

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Atlanta Students can learn to Code this summer

The Elaine Bryan Foundation, a Sandy Springs-based nonprofit dedicated to improving student achievement announces the summer STEAM program which will be held at the Microsoft Corporate Office in Alpharetta, GA. Atlanta area students have an amazing opportunity to learn how to … Continue reading

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Atlanta Non-profit launches Touchdown Project in Jamaica

Nicole Hoyen-Birch An Atlanta based non-profit, Jamaican American Athletic Development Inc (JAMAAD), has launched the Touchdown Project, an initiative which aims to introduce American football to Jamaican high schools in the 2017 / 2018 school year. Working with the Ministry … Continue reading

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Jamaica can make entrepreneurship factory

Reprinted from the Do Business Jamaica Blog MARCH 29, 2017 In his recent book, Jamaican Entrepreneurship: A review of the characteristics, traits and ideas of some of the island’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, The US based University of Management and Technology … Continue reading

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