Colin Powell reunites with Jamaican pilot who saved his life.

 TIM ROYESFormer U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will never forget York Regional Police helicopter pilot Tim Royes.

Twenty-one years ago, Royes saved his life.

MSN Today's Lester Holt and Jenna Wolfe's connection to Jamaica

TODAY’s Lester Holt and Jenna Wolf

Weekend TODAY’s Lester Holt and Jenna Wolfe took a trip to Jamaica together to explore their roots. Holt’s maternal grandparents were from the island, and Wolfe was born there.

United States to Provide $98.5 Million for Private Financing For 4,000 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Latin America


Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced partnerships with three private banks in Latin America that will make available $98.5 million in local lending exclusively for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Caribbean Political Action Committee Annual Founding Patrons Luncheon

Caribbean Political Action Committee Annual Founding Patrons Luncheon

The Caribbean Political Action Committee cordially invites you to their Annual Founding Patrons Luncheon 

New global sustainable development goals must consider the Caribbean islands

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Port of Spain, 25 September 2013.  Caribbean countries at the 68th United Nations General Assembly being held in New York in September 2013 need to put forward a strong Caribbean position on the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which are due to expire in 2015, to a new global framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Caribbean and Pacific civil society organisations propose strengthened partnerships with governments to achieve sustainable development goals

Bridgetown, 2 September, 2013: Caribbean and Pacific civil society organisations have proposed to their governments that strengthening partnerships with them will contribute to achieving sustainable development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

Presidential Proclamation -- National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2013 - The White House

President Barack Obama


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General Colin L. Powell, U.S. Army (Retired) honored by The Sons of Italy Foundation

General Colin L. Powell delivering his acceptance speech

Last evening General Colin Powell 65th U.S. Secretary of State, 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was honored by the Sons of Italy Foundation with The 2013 Sons of Italy Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service.

Michael Lee-Chin – Jamaican Born Businessman, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Michael Lee-Chin

Michael Lee-Chin was born in Port Antonio Jamaica in 1951 of bi-racial (Chinese and Black) parents. He lives between his homes in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Miami Florida. Lee-Chin is a business magnate, investor, and philanthropist and the founder and Chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., a privately held investment company which owns a collection of diversified operating companies in sectors that include media, tourism, health care telecommunications and financial services.

Full-scale test today of Caribbean tsunami warning system


Thirty-two countries(1) will participate in a full-scale tsunami alert exercise in the Caribbean on 20 March 2013. The goal is to test the reaction capacity in countries of the Caribbean and adjacent regions, including the East Coast of Canada and the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and Bermuda.

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