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Mark Lee

Caribbean Stocks Hold Steady at Week’s End

In last Thursday’s trading session, the last for week before the Easter holiday, the JSE Market Index declined by 883.86 points (0.83%) to close at 105,770.62. The JSE Select Index advanced by 11.45 points (0.39%) to close at 2,986.81. The JSE All Jamaican Composite advanced by 541.69 points (0.50%) to close at 109,203.39. Overall Market …

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Jamaican artist for Black History Month showcase

The City of Tamarac, Florida is holding a special art exhibit by local artist Colin Barrington Smith, and Jamican, in observance of Black History Month. The exhibit shows Smith’s creative interpretations of Black History in the USA. The exhibition opens Monday, February 4, at 6:00 p.m. at Tamarac Community Center, with live music by the …

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Woman of action – first Jamaican/Caribbean head of Soroptimists International Federation

“Be bold, think big, and make a difference” was the theme chosen by the new President of Soroptimists International (Great Britain & Ireland), Marguerite Woodstock-Riley, a Jamaican and the first Caribbean national to head the organization. In a glittering Change of Insignia ceremony in Harrogate, England, last November, the new president received her chain of …

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