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Dr. D. Terrence  Foster  Publishes Book on Stress

Are you experiencing so much stress in your life that it is so overwhelming that you feel your life is over? Or are you trying desperately to avoid that condition? Well, look no further! This book takes a comprehensive approach … Continue reading

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Atlanta to get Jamaican Museum and Cultural Center

Fundraising is underway for the Jamaican Museum and Cultural Center to be located in Atlanta, Georgia.  These funds are needed for the acquisition and maintenance of the physical museum and to accommodate cultural programs, meeting space, social events, and other … Continue reading

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International Festival Song Competition Finals Set

Twelve finalists vie for the US$8,000 top prize in the USA-based Jamaica International Independence Festival Song Competition (JIIFSC). There are ten finalists from the United States, one from Canada and one from Germany, they are: Ragga Lox – “Reggae Island” … Continue reading

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The Hero of Fern Gully and other Jamaican Stories – Glen Laman and Basil Kong collaborate on new book

Foreword by Debra Ehrhardt: Basil Kong and Glen Laman have written 15 charming stories that capture the essence of several typical Jamaican situations in their memorable book, The Hero of Fern Gully and Other Jamaican Short Stories. Jamaica is an … Continue reading

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The Jamaica International Independence Festival Song Competition (JIIFSC)

Reprinted from the KC Times A festival song competition for Jamaicans in the Diaspora was launched on December 18, 2020 by Atlanta KC Old Boy Garfield (Gary) McCook. It employs a five Judge Panel, and it will be a virtual … Continue reading

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Former owner of the Starapple Grill in Atlanta ventures into Jamaican Transportation with ARYVVE Ridesharing Service

Ray Lee, the former owner of the Starapple Grill in Atlanta, has embarked on a new venture in Jamaica with the formation of his new company ARYVVE Technologies LLC. This is Jamaica’s first and only true rideshare company. ARYVVE has … Continue reading

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Everton Barrett former President of KCOBA Atlanta Passes on

We regret to announce the passing of former Atlantan, Everton Barrett. He was president of the Atlanta chapter of the Kingston College Old Boys Association for several years. Loved and admired by many, he will be sorely missed. Mabrouk, as … Continue reading

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Voting in the Time of Covid-19

Patricia Thompson-Reid Atlanta Jamaican Patricia Thompson-Reid recently wrote an article about voting in the time of covid-19 for the Atlanta Journal.  You can check it out at the link below: https://www.ajc.com/opinion/opinion-voting-in-the-time-of-covid-19/H5VAKIOAVVC6DBNWPYXC7FQHYM/

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Dr. Karen Russell-Randall – Morehouse School of Medicine Faculty Gala Honoree

Dr. Karen Russell-Randall Atlanta Jamaican Dr. Karen Russell-Randall is a Morehouse School of Medicine 2020 Faculty Gala Honoree.  Her award is for outstanding pharmacology Faculty member. The faculty Gala gives students the opportunity to celebrate faculty members who have profoundly … Continue reading

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The National Diabetes Prevention Program Received the 2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Award

Dr. Megon Saunders We are excited to acknowledge that the National DPP has received the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America. This award recognizes employees for their contributions to the health, safety, and well-being of the nation. Congratulations … Continue reading

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