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Bevan Springer



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New Caribbean food thrust

Renewed hope for the region’s agricultural sector is on the horizon, with the launch of a global initiative to transform the Caribbean’s food and beverage industry.

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Sisters ‘Point’ to Jamaica

Legendary American R&B sibling group the Pointer Sisters and singer-songwriter Peter Cetera have been added to the lineup of the 19th Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival.

Cayman Hospital performs another historical heart surgery

Health City Cayman Islands has performed its second successful left ventricular assist device heart surgery, allowing another ailing Caribbean national to move to a new beat.

Mariah Carey Jamaica-bound

Global music sensation Mariah Carey will be headed to the 2015 edition of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival.

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Paul Brock, Kaye Chong honored in Brooklyn

A pioneering media visionary who gave Black journalists a voice of their own was recognized for his vision and outstanding leadership at the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage-sponsored Evenings of Excellence and Caribbean Media Exchange leadership awards ceremony in Brooklyn last week.

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St. Lucia resort appoints Kashmie Ali

Experienced hospitality executive Kashmie Ali, who has spent 25 years in corporate leadership, has returned to St. Lucia as the new managing director of the Landings St. Lucia.

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Hospitality Jamaica Celebrates 10 Years

More than five years ago, I penned a story about the work of Jamaican journalist Janet Silvera, who has kept tourism, the region’s bread winner, in the news and business pages of the Jamaica Gleaner and, in so doing, helped connect the Jamaican people to an industry that some across the region view as patronizing and subservient.

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Choice Hotels exec named to CHTA leadership

Choice Hotels International executive Bill Clegg has been named among the new slate of officers elected to the executive board of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, underscoring the global hotel franchisor’s expanding presence and commitment to developing travel in the rebounding Caribbean market.

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Young Jamaican mom gets free heart surgery

A young woman from Jamaica is the latest beneficiary of life-enhancing surgery and care provided free of charge by the skilled team of cardiac surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands.

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Caribbean TV producer to receive media award

Caribbean media veteran Lukkee Chong will receive the 2014 Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Award this month in South Florida.

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