Happy New Year!

January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Fortress team wishes all readers and event patrons a happy and healthy 2018!     0000

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Comedic roles for Sheryl Lee Ralph, Morgan Freeman

February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hollywood actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones are set for Villa Capri, this summer’s big box, action comedy. Fortress magazine readers will discover movie insights shared by Sheryl Lee. She discusses her longevity on screen and stage, and just wait until you read what her and Caribbean filmmakers, like Storm Saulter and […]

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Cock Tales: Debra Ehrhardt returns to Jamaica

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Award winning writer and performer Debra Ehrhardt returns to Jamaica with Cock Tales: Shame on Me! Locals will likely remember her from Jamaica Farewell, the play, which by the way was successfully optioned by Hollywood’s power couple Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks. This time Debra teamed up with Hollywood director Joel Zwick to boldly present a 80-minute, one-woman play where Debra shares […]

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Sparkling Writer for 1000-word articles

December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fortress Business & Philanthropy Magazine, a quarterly digital publication, has a writing job that requires 1000-word articles. We will provide the story angle and audio files and would like you to write engaging 1000-word articles. The content must be high quality and future work will follow for the right candidate. Required: ✔  Excellent English grammar […]

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The Wait book cover and Yemis Dilemma

Online auction now open

September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy Sunday! The Fortress community is invited to participate in an online auction in aid of Yemi’s Dilemma, a short film by Sade Oyinade (the award winning producer of Hollywood Unsung). Items are going quickly so much so there are only 4 items left, inclusive of an autographed copy of The Wait, as seen on […]

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Moving to Brussels: A Jamaican perspective

September 6, 2016 | 12 Comments

Late March 2016 Karen Henry, a founding contributor of Fortress Business & Philanthropy magazine, received a call from the Brussels-based African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat, informing her that she had been selected to be the new revisor and head of the English Translation Team at that organization. Needless to say, this was delightful news […]

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Toronto-based network shares Fortress Business Magazine’s summer reading list

August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Internationally-authored, bestselling book The Silver Linings Storybook (SLS), created and published by Toronto local Debbie Horovitch, is celebrating the announcement of her book on Fortress Business magazine’s recommended reading list for the summer. Fortress Business magazine’s founder, Gale Peart, received and read a complimentary copy of SLS. The stories resonated deeply and immediately shared it […]

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Looking through the Wild Tamarind.

300 seconds with Mara Made Designs

August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tamara Harding is the sparkling designer behind Mara Made Designs (MMD). Here is a snippet of 300 seconds with her: Fortress: Which comes first as you decide what to make – the material, location, imagination, or a customers request? MMD: For commissioned pieces the request comes first, then I find a suitable slab of wood […]

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Fortress scores an international exclusive

August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gale Peart founded the now defunct My Elite Grocer, which landed a Jamaica Observer feature in 2010. The newspaper was circulated at West Indian grocery stores across North America and a copy of the feature made its way to McGill University in Canada where a relative’s wife, whom Peart had never met, made contact. The […]

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Summer 2016 Book List

August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Be inspired to flourish spirit, soul and in business in this 30-Day Guide to Living Happy. Get a daily dose of motivation, make a declaration and take an inspired action on the road to living happy in every area of your life. This guide provides insights on enjoying the simple things in life, honoring how […]

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