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Florida House Negligently Passes Anti-Immigrant Bill

Florida House Negligently Passes Anti-Immigrant Bill

Two days after the court blocks Trump’s order to withhold funds from “sanctuary cities” anti-immigrant bill HB697 advances in the Florida Legislature, threatening local democracy, local control and community trust Tallahassee – Despite constitutional concerns and opposition from county and city officials, law enforcement, and community members, Florida House of Representatives pass anti-immigrant bill House Bill […]

Posted in: Politics
Broward Schools Hold Opportunity Event For Small Business Vendors

Broward Schools Hold Opportunity Event For Small Business Vendors

Small, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Offered Help in Securing Contracts with Broward Schools FT. LAUDERDALE – The Broward County Public School’s (BCPS) Procurement & Warehousing Services Department Supplier Diversity & Outreach Program (SDOP) will host a Business Outreach Event on May 8, 2017 from 9 am to 1 pm, at the Urban League of Broward County, […]

Posted in: Business
Leonie Forbes Comes To Town In Award Winning Play, “Across the Bridge“

Leonie Forbes Comes To Town In Award Winning Play, “Across the Bridge“

Legendary Jamaican Actress Leonie Forbes comes to South Florida for Mother’s Day weekend in the Award Winning Jamaican Play, “ Across the Bridge “ PEMBROKE PINES – This Mother’s Day weekend Sunshine Theatre Company, proudly presents David Tulloch’s  award winning dramatic play “Across the Bridge” featuring Legendary Jamaican Actress Leonie Forbes. The multi-talented David Tulloch called the […]

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Baptist Health Medical Director Nominated to Special Olympics Board

Baptist Health Medical Director Nominated to Special Olympics Board

Baptist Health Medical Director, Dr. Yvonne Johnson Nominated to Special Olympics Florida Board of Directors CLERMONT – Special Olympics Florida announced that Dr. Yvonne Johnson, Co-Medical Director for the Emergency Department at South Miami Hospital (part of Baptist Health South Florida), has joined the Special Olympics Florida Board of Directors. “Dr. Johnson’s background as a physician […]

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Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Johanna Cervone issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s falsehoods about Puerto Rico: “Puerto Ricans are tax-paying, American citizens, though it isn’t surprising that Donald Trump clearly doesn’t know those non-alternative facts. Trump is simply lying: the negotiations being discussed are not a ‘bailout’, but would help provide desperately needed access […]

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St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

St. Kitts’ PM Harris Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime

Prime Minister Harris Says The Ministry Of National Security Maintains A Zero Tolerance Approach To Crime BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, says his Team Unity Administration maintains a zero tolerance approach to crime and stated that the government will continue to provide law enforcement agencies […]

Posted in: National News
Best of the Best Music Concert Heats Up Miami

Best of the Best Music Concert Heats Up Miami

MIAMI – The Best of the Best Music Concert (BOTB Music Concert) embarks on another year of entertainment from some of Caribbean music’s leading acts in the business. On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the BOTB Music Concert celebrates 11 years of bringing pure Reggae, Dancehall, & Soca music to Miami during Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s […]

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Best of the Best Concert 2017

Best of the Best Concert 2017 Performing Live: Mavado | Konshens | Aidonia Dexta Daps | I Octane | Spice Josey Wales | Aidonia | Chris Martin Patrice Roberts | Lyrikal Barrington Levy | Brigadier Jerry General Trees | Masicka Mad Cobra | Jahmiel Julien Believe | Dyson Knight Wendi | D Mac | Zeke […]

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PitchIT Caribbean Challenge 3.0 St Kitts & Nevis

PitchIT Caribbean Challenge 3.0 St Kitts & Nevis

ST. KITTS and NEVIS – The PitchIT Caribbean Challenge is the biggest tech- entrepreneurship competition and showcase to be held in the Caribbean. Twenty-Five (25) entrepreneurs will travel to St. Kitts and Nevis to participate in PitchIT Challenge Bootcamp. With the help of international and regional coaches, ten (10) finalists will be selected to pitch […]

Posted in: Business
Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

Opposition in St. Kitts and Nevis calls for an end to violence

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) which has been calling for the depoliticalisation of crime over the years, made another appeal Wednesday for a united front to combat all categories of crime including the senseless murders of young people. The statement comes less than 24 hours after Elvis Lawrence, 21 years and […]

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