Education Task Force Early Childhood Fundraising Campaign

August, 2016: The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) has partnered with iSupport Jamaica powered by Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), National Education Trust (NET) and the Victoria Mutual Building Society to raise US$2,000,000 to upgrade the infrastructure of early childhood and primary schools in Jamaica. A portion of the proceeds will be used for professional development and […]

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister spearheads marketing drive in Dominican Republic and Brazil

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister spearheads marketing drive in Dominican Republic and Brazil   KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is set to leave Jamaica on Saturday August 13, 2016, to spearhead the Ministry’s drive to pursue aggressive growth and marketing strategies, to further develop the country’s tourism sector. The Minister will attend several meetings […]

First Female President Appointed to US Sea Service Organization

First Female President Appointed to US Sea Service Organization Norfolk, VA July 28, 2016: Commander Denise McCallaCreary, a 27- year Navy veteran was recently elected President of the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA), during their annual convention held in Norfolk, Virginia.   McCallaCreary is the first female to be elected President in the organization’s 44-year history. […]

Jamaica Diaspora News

Diaspora Welcomes Ministers The Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, and The Honourable Dr. Christopher Tufton: Logistics Centered Economy and Uniting for Growth and Prosperity Conference Highlight Mr. Lance Gordon, Jr. MS, Harvard University June 19, 2016 The Jamaica Diaspora NE USA Regional conference held in New York, June 10-11, 2016 was a historic occasion and one […]