Record Arrivals for Carnival in Jamaica

Record Arrivals for Carnival in Jamaica

BY  South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island’s carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar of events that attracts […]

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

BY  South Florida Caribbean News by Howard Campbell LAUDERHILL – Despite a drop in attendance in 2017, the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament will return to South Florida for a third straight year in August. Jeff Miller, a member of the Jamaica Tallawahs, one of the six franchise teams, said promoters of the CPL have committed their support […]

Jamaican Jerk Festival Ready to Celebrate Caribbean Culture in Washington, D.C.

Jamaican Jerk Festival will feature Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demos & Tastings

Jamaican Jerk Festival Ready to Celebrate Caribbean Culture in Washington, D.C.

BY South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC – The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will be back at RFK Stadium, in Washington, D.C., on June 10th to deliver a gastronomical and cultural experience to thousands of patrons who will feast, frolic and dance to celebrate the food, music and culture of the Caribbean. “June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month […]

China committed to helping Caribbean with poverty reduction

China committed to helping Caribbean with poverty reduction

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS The Chinese Government says it is prepared to continue assisting countries in the Caribbean and Latin American region with poverty alleviation, despite its own lingering developmental challenges. Counselor for the Department of Latin America and Caribbean, Han Jing, told journalists from the region at a meeting at China’s foreign affairs ministry in […]

9 steps from start-up dream to real business

9 steps from start-up dream to real business

By Rhonda Abrams, Special for USA TODAY So, you always wanted to own your own small business? Dream of being your own boss? But you’re stuck in a rut. You’re still in a dead-end job with a boss you hate. Or you’re sitting on your couch at 11 a.m. wondering, “What am I doing with my life?” Well, […]

New American Chamber of Commerce Host Real Estate Investing for Beginners

New American Chamber of Commerce Host Real Estate Investing for Beginners

By Olayemi Odesanya, New York Amsterdam News The New American Chamber of Commerce hosted Real Estate Investing for Beginners at the Brooklyn Sheraton Hotel, March 24, 2018. Attorney Brian Figeroux co-hosted the event, which was attended by hundreds, many who came to hear keynote “soul activist” Jill Flowers. Topics ranged from gathering closing costs, to […]

Small-business owner must decide: Raise prices or eat costs?

While many owners have been reluctant to raise prices for fear of alienating customers, they’ll be forced to do so to stay profitable, said Scott Anderson, chief economist of the Bank of the West.

Small-business owner must decide: Raise prices or eat costs?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP BUSINESS WRITER Higher energy prices and borrowing costs make it more expensive than last year for Bill Savickas to operate his wholesale produce business — especially since it’s hard to pass the increases on to his customers. “No one wants to be the first in the industry to raise rates […]

The Executive Woman Leadership Program

Date: May 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Executive Woman Leadership Program

Event Description Executive leaders need to handle high levels of ongoing responsibility for people, resources, and results. The stakes are high, but so is the satisfaction and pride that come from serving people, helping them succeed, and adding significant value.   Caribbean American Weekly

Small Business Boot Camp Seminar Series

Date: May 3, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Description Need help starting a business or growing your business? Then, attend our Small Business Boot Camp a five-part series of seminars: Business Plan Basics, Financing Your Business, Marketing & Social Media, Legal, Tax and Accounting Issues and Minority Certification of your Business. Starting a business or being a business owner is an exciting […]

Equity Smart Realty Careers Career Opportunity- May 2, 2018

Date: May 2, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Equity Smart Realty Careers Career Opportunity- May 2, 2018

Event Description  Equity Smart Realty Careers Career Opportunities in Residential Real Estate At Equity Smart Realty, we refer to our team agents as “Equity Smart Specialists” in order to showcase their exemplary experience, expertise in the industry, and unparalleled professionalism.   Caribbean American Weekly