Harris ‘electrifies’ West Indian voters — and gives Biden a new edge in Florida

The Black West Indian diaspora community is a little-discussed but increasingly influential slice of the electorate of the nation’s biggest swing state.

Harris ‘electrifies’ West Indian voters — and gives Biden a new edge in Florida

By Marc Caputo, Politico LAUDERHILL, Fla. — Almost as soon as Kamala Harris became the first woman of Jamaican-Indian descent to be nominated for vice president, a mock White House menu of oxtail and jerk chicken cropped up on a West Indian diaspora Facebook group called Soca de Vote. Calls from Caribbean radio show hosts […]

Jamaican-Born Judge Renatha Francis Makes History Becoming The First Caribbean National To Be Appointed To Florida’s State Supreme Court

Jamaican-Born Judge Renatha Francis Makes History Becoming The First Caribbean National To Be Appointed To Florida’s State Supreme Court

Jamaican-born Renatha Francis was appointed today by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to the state’s Supreme Court. “Judge Francis’ story demonstrates that anyone who comes to United States has an opportunity to make the most of their God-given talents,” said Governor DeSantis. “Before immigrating to Florida, she ran two businesses and served as the primary caregiver for a […]