April 19, 2019

Homeless in South Florida: A Caribbean tale of pain and need where there is plenty

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By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now MIAMI, USA — Homelessness has reached a staggering and alarming level in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, according to local community activist, Gloria Lewis, a Barbadian living in the area who has been taking care of people in desperate need and down on their luck. Gloria, a Barbadian national […]

Caribbean teen overcomes depression for academic achievement in Orlando

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By Jerry Askin From Click Orlando Kedrine Gayle graduated with honors, now attends USF ORLANDO, Fla. – Kedrine Gayle, 18, said she’s living proof that despite their background and upbringing, people can achieve whatever they strive for with the right focus and determination. Gayle wanted to share her story of how moving to the United States from […]

Cayman Islands Ministry attends small business conference in Orlando

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The Ministry of Commerce is looking at new avenues to boost small businesses in the Cayman Islands, and garnered fresh insights through attending the 36th Annual America’s Small Business Development Centre Conference in Orlando, Florida. Staged by the Organisation of American States, the conference took place 19-22 September. More than 20 countries in North, Central, […]

Royal Caribbean crew members accused of smuggling cocaine in sandals

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From WETV 9 News ABC BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Two Royal Caribbean cruise employees were arrested after they were accused of using sandals to smuggle drugs into Central Florida. Two employees on the Freedom of the Seas ship were bringing cocaine into Port Canaveral, authorities said. Investigators said they found out last year that one […]