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Jamaican born New York City Council Candidate to make history
NEW YORK - 31st City Council District Candidate, Jamaican born Michael R. Duncan is set to receive an endorsement from the Marcus Garvey People’s Political Party (MGPPP) at a press conference on Saturday, March 21st outside campaign headquarters.
The first to be issued in its 80 year history, the endorsement marks a historic...Read More...
St. Kitts and Nevis congratulates Antigua and Barbuda’s Baldwin Spencer
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has joined regional governments in congratulating Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Hon. Baldwin Spencer on his recent re-election victory.
“The peaceful electoral process in which your country engaged on March 12, 2009 is a hallmark of true...Read More...
Lauderdale Lakes Mayor to Present State of the City Address
LAUDERDALE LAKES - Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Barrington A. Russell, Sr. as he presents the 11th Annual State of City Address, on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 PM in the Commission Chambers at City Hall, 4300 NW 36th Street.
The address, Mayor Russell's first, is themed Succeeding Against the Odds, and will highlight the City's recent...Read More...
Miami-Dade County launches new website to provide local information on Federal Economic Stimulus Programs
MIAMI – Miami-Dade County is launching a new web page, www.miamidade.gov/recovery, which provides the latest information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, recently passed by President Obama and the U.S. Congress.
The Recovery Act, also referred to as the federal economic stimulus plan, invests in infrastructure...Read More...
Mayor of Miami praises President for Aid to Small Businesses
MIAMI – Mayor of Miami and U.S. Conference of Mayors President Manny Diaz today (March 16) praised President Obama’s plan to save small businesses through higher loan guarantees, reduced fees and overall expansion of access to capital.
“As we hear of large corporations that lay off thousands of people, it is easy to forget that...Read More...
Caribbean leaders tackle youth, trade and information and technology issues
BELIZE CITY, Belize - A draft Regional Information and Communications Technology Policy and Action Plan is to be presented for consideration at a meeting of Ministers responsible for ICT in May.
Caribbean leaders at the just concluded 12th Inter—Sessional in Belize also received a status report on the work of the CARICOM Commission...Read More...
Miami-Dade Commissioner meets with Haitian officials in Port-au-Prince
MIAMI - Miami-Dade Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle visited Port-au-Prince, Haiti on February 20, 2009 to meet with some of the island’s government officials and determine how Miami-Dade County may be able to assist Haiti. In the last year, the country was faced with several crises, including riots over skyrocketing food prices and natural...Read More...
President Obama thanks St. Kitts PM for words of encouragement
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – President Barack Obama has thanked St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas for his letter congratulating him on his inauguration.
“As I take up the duties and responsibilities of President of the United States, I very much appreciate your words of encouragement,” said President Obama.
City of Miami Commissioner, Spence-Jones Scores a Win for her district
MIAMI - City of Miami Commissioners have unanimously voted to take the first steps toward securing potentially up to a half billion dollars over twenty years in financing for the redevelopment of Overtown/Park West. Funds would be obtained by bonding out the revenues of the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency...Read More...
Permanent Representative of Costa Rica plans Security Council Mission to Haiti
The Security Council would conduct its own mission to Haiti on March 11, immediately following Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit there with former United States President Bill Clinton from March 9 to 10, Jorge Urbina, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, said Friday, March 6.
Speaking at a Headquarters press conference, Mr. Urbina said...Read More...
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