CCM and JDTAN partner to present – Virtual Research Day 2021

The Catholic College of Mandeville (CCM) in collaboration with the Jamaica Diaspora Education Taskforce (JDETF) will host a Virtual Research Day, under the theme: Cultivating 21st Century Citizens for Global Impact; Research Matters! on Thursday, March 25, 2021. CCM PresidentRead More

The Fatherless Can Become Empowered Fathers

“It is a personal goal of mine to empower fatherless youth to know that it is ok to share their story openly and without shame” My name is Dwayne Dyce but I wasn’t supposed to be “Dyce.” My twin brotherRead More

CCM and JDTAN partner to deliver Early Childhood Conference​

October 29, 2020 – The Catholic College Of Mandeville (CCM) in collaboration with the Jamaica Diaspora Education Taskforce (JDETF) will host a Virtual Early Childhood Conference, under the theme: Technology: A bridge to Successful Virtual Early Childhood Learning on Wednesday,Read More

Diaspora Back to School Supplies Drive raises $14k

The Back To School Supplies Drive which ran from August 15 to September 12, 2020, was a huge success! Thanks to several Diaspora organizations, partners, and individual donors, donations exceeded approximately 14k USD and were used exclusively to purchase schoolRead More


The Government of Barbados has signaled its intension to recognize same-sex marriage. The CARICOM territory of 300,000 people says it will recognize a form of civil unions for couples of the same gender which will ensure that no human beingRead More

Over 2000 teachers registered to attend the Virtual Education Summit

Over 2000 teachers registered and over 1000 admitted to the Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) Virtual Advancement in Education Summit, July 7-9, 2020.  The annual flagship event was JDETF’s fifth summit and its first virtual staging. The event initially plannedRead More


When the United States became a country, education was not a priority for the government so it became a responsibility for the churches. The churches were also afraid of the government converting their children through different religious beliefs so theyRead More

The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force hosts its first-ever Virtual Advancement in Education Summit

July 3, 2020 – The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) will host its Virtual Advancement in Education Summit on July 7-9, 2020. The annual flagship event is JDETF’s fifth summit and its first virtual staging since its inception inRead More

Another Cultural Institution Stolen by Big Real Estate Developers?

BROOKLYN, NY – January 8, 2020 —  What’s happening in our community? A question passersby should ask themselves as they walk past the newly renovated site of the historic The Black Lady Theatre in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Early last week,Read More


Many of us are several weeks into following stay-at-home directives from our governments and health officials. For many, social distancing means sharing a confined space with romantic partners while navigating new stressful issues including sudden unemployment, working from home, childRead More

Couples In Quarantine: Only 18% Are Satisfied With Their Communication During Coronavirus Pandemic

Only 18% of surveyed couples reported satisfaction in communication with their partner, with the largest source of conflict is how often to have sex followed by purchasing decisions, then phone time. Dr. Michael Gurian, a marriage and family counselor, recommendsRead More


We the Garifuna people are among the 400 million people on this earth who speak one of the 6,000 indigenous languages that exist. Most of us are struggling to preserve our languages that we have been speaking for centuries beforeRead More


“Millennials are concentrating more on building their career and becoming more knowledgable about what assets will come from their career salaries and what their income will be in the future” says Jacquline Itani of Stutman, Stutman & Lichtenstein, LLP. SheRead More


Reaching the end of a relationship isn’t always a bad thing. Like ripping a band-aid, it is often better to just get the breakup over and done with rather than delaying the inevitable. Ahead, relationship therapists and Counselling psychologists spillRead More

Protect Yourself And Others!

Newsweek has reported that as of Monday, May 18, 2020, the county of Brooklyn has recorded the most COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Brooklyn’s death toll has passed the numbers recorded in every state except New York, New Jersey,Read More

Senior executive leadership of UWI sets up student fund

The University of the West Indies’ senior executive team has allocated a percentage of their annual salaries towards a student hardship fund. The executive leadership team which includes pro-vice chancellors, campus principals, the university bursar, the vice-chancellor, and registrar allRead More

Precious L. Williams Fortune Favors the Bold

Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. Ocean News Network: We begin today’s show at the WING Soho. Precious L. Williams is a world-class master communicator who works with successful women entrepreneurs helpingRead More

New Documentary Explores the 1967 Newark Riots and Racism in America

Documentary film details riots through news footage and interviews of the people who lived it. In 1967, the arrest and beating of an African-American taxi driver by a white cop sparked a riot that killed 26 people, caused millions in damage and ledRead More

Women’s History Month

Women’s month is going to be celebrated in March, and in usual manner, we share some information on the Observance. During 1911, in Europe, March 8 was first celebrated as International Women’s Day. In many European nations, as well asRead More

Senator Makes Presentation

Picture shows Mr. Walker, Assistant Principal, Lichelle Bryant Medical Science Instructor, Senator Roxanne Persaud, Dennis Herring Jr., Principal & Sabah Ayoub Living Environment Regents instructor. (Photo courtesy Senator Roxanne Persaud office) Senator Roxanne J. Persaud recently presented Binocular Microscope to the Science andRead More