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City of Miramar Mayor Issues Proclamation in Memory of Hon. Edward Seaga

City of Miramar Mayor Issues Proclamation in Memory of Hon. Edward Seaga

MIRAMAR – City of Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam presented a proclamation in memory of the Most Honorable Edward Philip George Seaga, former Prime Minister of Jamaica on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Jamaica’s Consul General R. Oliver Mair shared a photo opp moment with Mr. Andrew Seaga and his family after accepting a Proclamation as a […]

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Water Safety Advocate’s Personal Loss Highlights the Need for Precautions

Water Safety Advocate’s Personal Loss Highlights the Need for Precautions

By Sallie James – Florida Department of Health in Broward County BROWARD COUNTY – Nine years after Casey McGovern’s youngest daughter drowned in a backyard pool, the mother of three is still haunted by what she didn’t know then, and driven by what she wants parents to know today. McGovern is the Florida Department of Health […]

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Tips for Surviving a South Florida Power Outage in the Summer

Tips for Surviving a South Florida Power Outage in the Summer

Power outages are inevitable and they can strike at any time, including during a summer heat wave. Learn what to do to survive a South Florida power outage. It’s blazing hot with suffocating humidity levels when all of a sudden your power goes out. The dreaded silence of nothingness fills your ears. Now what? With […]

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Hon. Edward Seaga Honored by City of Miramar with Proclamation

Hon. Edward Seaga Honored by City of Miramar with Proclamation

MIRAMAR – City of Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam will present a proclamation in memory of the Most Honorable Edward Philip George Seaga, former Prime Minister of Jamaica. Accepting the proclamation will be Consul General Oliver Mair and Mr. Seaga’s son, Edward. The proclamation will be presented on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7pm at the City of […]

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FANM applauds Passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the House

FANM applauds Passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the House

The Dream Act and Promise Act will  give permanent protections for recipients of TPS, DED, and those eligible for DACA MIAMI – On Tuesday, June 4th, The U.S. House of Representatives voted for the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R.6). H.R. 6 which would provide a pathway to citizenship for […]

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Jamaica Tourist Board Lends Support To The Reggae Girlz During Visit to South Florida

Jamaica Tourist Board Lends Support To The Reggae Girlz During Visit to South Florida

MIRAMAR – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was among the sponsors of the recent South Florida Celebration for the Reggae Girlz World Cup Send-Off Tour. Organized by the Reggae Girlz Foundation in partnership with the City of Miramar, the Consulate General, the Jamaica Tourist Board, County Line Chiropractic, LASCO Foundation and Victoria Mutual Building Society, the […]

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Miami-Dade County Residents Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Miami-Dade County Residents Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County Urges Residents & Visitors to Prepare for Hurricane Season MIAMI – Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, and the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) encourages all residents and visitors to prepare for severe weather emergencies now. Determine any risks to your home, property or […]

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Marlon Hill: National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Marlon Hill: National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

by Marlon Hill MIAMI – For decades, Miami-Dade County has welcomed immigrant families, laborers, and entrepreneurs from the Caribbean region. National Caribbean-American Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate the enduring contributions and achievements of these persons, and those who may trace their heritage to the region, to the landscape and vibrancy of our nation […]

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Condolence Book opens at Jamaican Consulate, Miami, for former PM Edward Seaga

Condolence Book opens at Jamaican Consulate, Miami, for former PM Edward Seaga

MIAMI – The Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami, formally announces the passing of the Most Hon. Edward Philip George Seaga, ON, PC, former Prime Minister of Jamaica. Mr. Seaga served the country as Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister during the period 4th November 1980 to 13th February 1989. In honour of Mr. Seaga’s memory, a Condolence […]

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Consul General of Jamaica Oliver Mair Remembers former PM, The Most Hon. Edward Seaga, ON

Consul General of Jamaica Oliver Mair Remembers former PM, The Most Hon. Edward Seaga, ON

SOUTH FLORIDA – Consul General of Jamaica, R. Oliver Mair has stated that the Diaspora of the Southern USA, join all Jamaicans across the globe in mourning the death of former Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Edward Seaga, ON, who died today (May 28) on his 89th birthday, in South Florida. At the time of […]

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