JAMAICA'S Charlyne Smith, the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from a predominantly white university in the United States, has her gaze firmly set on the nuclear research reactor called Slowpoke at The University of the West Indies (The UWI).
Jamaican attorney is newest magistrate in British Virgin Islands
Jamaican attorney Khadeen Palmer has been appointed
Bristol, England honouring Jamaican-born anti-race activist and trailblazer
The British city of Bristol is honouring Jamaican-born Princess Campbell, one of the first black hospital ward sisters there and anti-race activist, by naming new student halls after her posthumously, Businesslive has reported.
Fitzgerald Thomas, one of the first Jamaicans to settle in the North England city of Bradford, Yorkshire, was remembered for his key role in developing the Jamaican communities in that region, at a well-attended funeral service recently.More
Jamaican American Alison Smith has smashed a nearly century-old tradition in Florida's Broward Country Bar Association (BCBA), becoming the first black woman to be elected president since its founding in 1925.More
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined in mourning the death of Jamaican-born Sislin Fay Allen, Britain's first black policewoman who died last week, aged 83, at her home in Ocho Rios, St Ann.More
Thanks to Jamaica's internationally famous sculpture Basil Watson, the island is on show from now until Independence at the Ansin Family Art Gallery in the Miramar Cultural Center Arts Park, Florida, Miami's Community News said.More
JAMAICA'S legendary sportsman, Lindy Delapenha will posthumously receive an English Premier League championship medal, for helping Portsmouth retain the title in 1950, at a time when he was the first black foreigner to play professional football in England.More
Heidi Clarke, the executive director of the Sandals Foundation, has joined another Jamaican, Omar Robinson, as trustee on the governing board of the Miami-based Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF).More
Jamaican Sashauna Perkins has beaten off the challenge of 40 other hopefuls to win a coveted full £20,000 scholarship to study at Swansea University in the United Kingdom, the institution has announced.More
Outstanding Jamaican educator Janet Walsh-Davis, a former principal of St Andrew Preparatory School, has won a Duthoy scholarship to pursue a graduate degree at William Howard Taft University, Lakewood, Colorado.More
FAST-RISING Jamaican film-maker, Los Angeles-based Ruel Smith has joined the team of artists at Stept Studios and their post division, Lockt Editorial as head of animation and visual effects, Post Magazine reported.More
JAMAICAN Deborah Archer, a clinical law professor at New York University School of Law, is the first black president in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the news outlet Face2Face Africa reported.More
Michelle Meghie, a Jamaica living in Mississauga, Canada, who has three decades of work experience in children services and social services under her belt, hopes to become the Brantford-Brant, Ontario Liberal candidate in the next federal election.More