Archive for February, 2017

This Jamaican-Born Has A Passion for Teaching

This Jamaican-Born Has A Passion for Teaching

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

  You can tell that Romaine Hemmings has a passion for teaching. He is from Jamaican but now teaching in the US. We often hear that Jamaican teachers are poorly trained but teachers like Hemmings are examples of the opposite. Why would recruiters from developed countries seek Jamaican teachers to teach in their schools? Perhaps […]

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Google pledges $11.5M to fight racial bias

Google pledges $11.5M to fight racial bias

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Google is handing out $11.5 million in grants to organizations combating racial disparities in the criminal justice system, double what it has given so far. And, in keeping with a company built on information, the latest wave of grants target organizations that crunch data to pinpoint problems and propose solutions. “There is significant ambiguity regarding the extent […]

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CENUK / PRIORITY GROUP Notch another Diaspora Mission Success

CENUK / PRIORITY GROUP Notch another Diaspora Mission Success

| February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

CENUK are pleased to announce the result of another successful diaspora trade mission to Jamaica, which ended with two of the participating companies, AW Construction ltd (owned by Jamaican born contractor Alex Palmer) and Storm Guard Systems ltd)  setting up offices in Jamaica, cited St.Bernard trade mission head. This achievement follows on from CENUK’s first […]

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10-Year Old Gives Back and Inspires Other Girls

10-Year Old Gives Back and Inspires Other Girls

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost every little girl wants a Barbie doll, but not all little girls can afford them. It took one creative and inspired little girl to solve this problem by donating Barbie dolls to homeless shelters and other places where girls are not as fortunate. The sweet gesture turned 10-year-old Gianni Graham into an entrepreneur, and […]

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Bringing Caribbean Groceries to Your Front Door

Bringing Caribbean Groceries to Your Front Door

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of getting to know young entrepreneur, Isiah Blake, who owns a small Birmingham based food delivery service, which has been in operation for approximately 3 months called KJI Fruit and Veg Produce. Isiah Blake, 34, currently resides in Birmingham UK, is the Managing director of  KJI Fruit and Veg Produce. […]

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A Breakthrough For Colon Cancer Cure

A Breakthrough For Colon Cancer Cure

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Keven Stonewall was in the fifth grade, he received four microscopes for Christmas from his parents. They did not realize then that his interest in biology would eventually lead him to discover a major breakthrough in the cure for colon cancer. Colon cancer kills more African Americans Colon cancer is the third most common cancer […]

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Homeland Security Issues Expanded Deportation Rules

Homeland Security Issues Expanded Deportation Rules

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The rules represent a shift from the implementation of immigration policy under the Obama Administration. John Kelly, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), just took steps to support President Donald Trump’s plan for deporting undocumented immigrants. Kelly issued two memoranda today (February 21) that are meant to provide DHS with guidance for implementing […]

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UW Student Government Calls For Free Tuition

UW Student Government Calls For Free Tuition

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

        As a way to make amends for America’s long, violent history of racial terror, slavery and Jim Crow, the University of Wisconsin-Madison student government drafted a resolution that would grant Black students free tuition and housing that would help level out centuries of racial inequities. The Associated Students of Madison’s resolution […]

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Six NFL players boycott Israel visit

Six NFL players boycott Israel visit

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. But in an embarrassing fumble by the Israeli government, only five of 11 NFL players in the delegation showed up after being blitzed by Palestinian activists opposed to the visit. Israel’s ministry for […]

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Bill Mortley Does It Again!

Bill Mortley Does It Again!

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Renowned Saint Lucian photographer Bill Mortley, has snagged another international award. The veteran photographer, whose work was part of a national exhibition here last year, has just been voted “Best Wedding Photographer,” in the 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® listings. The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognizes the top five percent of local wedding professionals on […]

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