April 11, 2021

Jamaican-American Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph inducted Into Wall of Fame


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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON,  CMC – The Washington-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) has inducted Jamaican-American actress Sheryl Lee Ralph into its “Wall of Fame” in commemoration of National Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrations. Ralph was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Ivy, a Jamaican fashion designer, and Stanley Ralph, a college professor. Ralph […]

More engagement needed between CARICOM and Caribbean Diaspora in U.S.

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From South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC– Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. Riyad Insanally has suggested that there be a more structured process of engagement between the Caribbean Diplomatic Caucus  in Washington DC and the Caribbean diaspora to ensure that efforts to advance the cause of the region and its people are well […]

ACCA USA and Institute of Caribbean Studies to release new report at Embassy reception

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– The release of the joint report will be celebrated with an event at the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – NEWS PROVIDED BY ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Thursday, March 22, ACCA USA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Institute […]

Cayman Islands Registry on the top of ICS Charts

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From Safety4Sea Cayman Registry has been mentioned by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) for the sixth year running as being top-of-class in their 2016/2017 Annual Flag State Performance Table. Cayman Registry is one of the flag states who have received such distinction in this year’s performance table. The ICS is the principal international trade […]

Industrial Hemp, medical marijuana to be explored at major Caribbean conference

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The Institute for Caribbean Studies (ICS) says that industrial hemp and medical marijuana will be explored this week at a major Caribbean conference in Washington, D.C. The Washington D.C-based institute is urging the public to join Dennis Ramdahin, its agribsiness advisor, “as he brings his passion for all […]

Robert Bilodeau joins Wilmington Trust’s Insurance Collateral Solutions Group as Senior Relationship Manager

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Robert Bilodeau was hired by Wilmington Trust as senior relationship manager in the Insurance Collateral Solutions group. He will serve as point person between grantors, beneficiaries, and insurance brokers in the onboarding of new transactions. He will also serve as the group’s point person for ongoing relationships, and will assist in client development efforts. Bilodeau […]

ICS celebrates World Ocean Day June 8th with online Caribbean Seafan Festival and Telethon

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May 19th 2014, Washington, DC – The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will launch a Caribbean SeaFan Festival Online on June 8 as part of the celebration of UN World Oceans Day and in commemoration of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month. The event is part of ICS’s public awareness campaign “Life Needs the […]

Iroquois Capital Group launches new captive insurance company

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By Scott Harrison From Nashville Business Journal Iroquois Capital Group has started a new company in the captive insurance market, hoping to tap into a sector that was expanded by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2011. The company launched Iroquois Captive Services last October. Bill McGugin, the company’s president and CEO, said ICS is the […]