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ImageThe Air Jamaica divestment team has advised that, by mutual agreement, a decision has been taken to extend the deadline for a Transition Services Agreement between Air Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines from the previous target date of April 12. A new timeline of April 30 was agreed with Caribbean Airlines as the date by which the transition arrangement is to be fully in place.
Vice-Chairman Diaz completes the giant Autism Awareness wall puzzle.
On Tuesday, April 6, 2010 Vice-Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz celebrated Autism Awareness Month at the inaugural opening of a special artistic display. The event featured artwork broken into giant puzzle pieces, with each piece displaying specific information about autism: research, parenting, education, and more. The artwork can be viewed throughout the month of April in the lobby of the Stephen Clark Building, 111 NW 1st Street.

ImageCaribbean nationals across New York State and the U.S., who have yet to fill out and return their 2010 Census forms are being urged to not be foolish and squander the opportunity to truly stand up and count.

There is still time for the form to the filled out and returned so that the federal dollars desperately needed to keep city services flowing can be accessed, said Carib ID Thursday.

ImageAudrey Marks, who earned a Master of Business Administration degree in 1991 from Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently appointed Jamaica's ambassador to the United States.

Marks is the founder of Paymaster Jamaica, the country’s first multi-payment agency. A career entrepreneur, Marks also started and operated six previous businesses, including a 100-acre banana exporting farm, a transportation company, and a real estate sales and development company. She has also managed a Venture Capital Company with diverse investments including manufacturing, travel and entertainment activities.