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Vin Martin, the former Jamaican Honorary Consul to Atlanta has died in Atlanta.  He served as Jamaica’s honorary Consul from 1997 until he retired last year after 16 years of dedicated service.

He was awarded the  Jamaica Diaspora Award of Excellence in 2013 for contributions to the development of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States.

Vin was born in Jackson Town, Trelawny and attended Excelsior High School before migrating in 1965 to the United States to attend College. He earned an undergraduate degree from Howard University (1969) in Washington D.C., an MBA (1972) in Finance and Investment from Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate (1976) from the Washington College of Law of the American University in Washington DC.

In 1972, Vin commenced work as an Accountant with Fannie Mae but upon graduation from law school, he was transferred to Atlanta and commenced work in Fannie Mae’s Atlanta legal department. After 30 years at Fannie Mae, he retired to open his own law practice in Stone Mountain.

Vin is survived by his wife, Hazel, their two sons and three grandchildren.

Courtesy of JAMATLANTA

Fundraiser in support of Nesha Cameron’s Fight Against Breast Cancer

This Fundraiser Party will feature Dj Scepter from Shalomar Entertainment

Contact: Nekoda CameronPhone: 954-895-2921  Email:

Date: Saturday June 30

(Pompono, FL) On Saturday June 30th All Stars Bar and Grill will be hosting a breast cancer fundraiser Party

for  Nesha Cameron starting at 8pm with a special guest DJ: Dj Scepter. Come dance, party and support Nesha in

her admirable battle against Breast Cancer.This occurs at All Stars Bar and Grill 2201 W. Sample Rd. Pompano, FL

Nesha Cameron is a 37 year old single mother from Kingston, Jamaica. Nesha was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in October of 2011. As she continues her fight against cancer there is an ever increasing need to supplement her financial needs for treatment.  The family is reaching out to the local community for support in a time of great need. Nesha Cameron is going through the healing process and she is slowly winning the battle. Join us in helping Nesha Cameron defeat this opponent.

For those who cannot attend please go to this online link

“If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them.  When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope?  We have two options, medically and emotionally:  give up, or fight like hell.” ~Lance Armstrong