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City of Tamarac Proclaims June as Caribbean American Heritage Month

City of Tamarac Proclaims June as Caribbean American Heritage Month

The book, “Caribbean American Heritage: A History of High Achievers” was  presented to the City of Tamarac Mayor and Commissioners TAMARA C – At the City of Tamarac regular commission meeting of June 14th, Mayor Harry Dressler read a Proclamation declaring June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The Proclamation noted that “Caribbean Americans have made great […]

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Citizenship Drive for residents in Miramar and Pembroke Pines

Citizenship Drive for residents in Miramar and Pembroke Pines

Miramar – Miramar Mayor, Wayne Messam, in collaboration with SEIU Florida and Florida New Americans, are hosting a citizenship drive to help residents living in Miramar and Pembroke Pines become US Citizens. Mayor Messam stated that “The opportunity to become an American Citizen is a sacred privilege. I encourage every permanent resident who is interested […]

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Hurricane shelter tips for persons with special needs in Broward County

Hurricane shelter tips for persons with special needs in Broward County

SOUTH FLORIDA – Don’t wait until a hurricane is barreling down on South Florida before you make your preparations – especially if you have special medical needs. Avoid delays and stress during severe weather by registering in advance for a special needs shelter. Those who are pre-registered will have transportation, paperwork and details arranged so […]

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Haitian Heritage Museum hosts 13th Annual Arts & Innovation Gala

Haitian Heritage Museum hosts 13th Annual Arts & Innovation Gala

MIAMI – The Haitian Heritage Museum annual fundraiser, The Arts & Innovation Gala will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in the beautiful Miami Design District Palm Court. The Arts & Innovation Gala will honor several community leaders for their work in the local and national communities and  will be hosted by the lovely […]

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Book on Caribbean-American Achievers Presented To Broward Commission

Book on Caribbean-American Achievers Presented To Broward Commission

Vice Mayor of Broward County Presents Book on Caribbean-Americans to County Commission FT. LAUDERDALE – At the most recent meeting of the Broward County Commission, Vice Mayor Beam Furr brought to the attention of the Commission the book,  Caribbean-American Heritage: A History of High Achievers, which was written by Broward County residents Elliot Bastien and Sandra […]

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JN Money Services Florida Receives Broward County Proclamation

JN Money Services Florida Receives Broward County Proclamation

SOUTH FLORIDA – Broward County issued a proclamation in celebration of JN Money Services ’ (JNMS) 20 years of operating in Florida. Under the Proclamation, Sunday May 27, was celebrated as JN International Money Transfer Day in Florida, to commemorate the remittance company’s milestone in that state. Dale Holness, Broward County Commissioner, issued the Proclamation […]

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College Scholarship Opportunity For Jamaicans / Jamaican Nationals

College Scholarship Opportunity For Jamaicans / Jamaican Nationals

International non-profit organization, The Grace Scholarship Fund aims to provide support to young Jamaican students SOUTH FLORIDA – The Grace Scholarship Fund is proud to announce their 2017 scholarship awards.  The gifts target Jamaican students who are currently enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) in various colleges, universities and trade schools around the world. All scholarship […]

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Schaaffe Family Establishes Ruddy Schaaffe Memorial Fund

Schaaffe Family Establishes Ruddy Schaaffe Memorial Fund

Ruddy Schaaffe Memorial Fund to Benefit York Castle High School Track Scholarship and St. Luke The Physician Episcopal Church Choir through The Miami Foundation MIAMI – In honor of the recent passing of renowned Jamaican community leader and global dominoes aficionado, Ruddy Schaaffe,  on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the Schaaffe Family has established The Ruddy Schaaffe […]

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Former NFL Player Larry Johnson Commits to Helping Youth in Florida

Former NFL Player Larry Johnson Commits to Helping Youth in Florida

MIAMI – Larry Johnson is setting out to make a difference in the lives of youth using the arts as a platform for self-expression. As a child and throughout his adult years, Johnson struggled with being shy and introverted. After his NFL career, he faced more challenges as he was figuring out how to transition into life […]

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Go-Invest tells Guyana Diaspora, “We’re here for you”

Go-Invest tells Guyana Diaspora, “We’re here for you”

ATLANTA – The interest in investment opportunities among members of the Guyana Diaspora in the United States is significant as evidenced through the inquiries they made through Minister of State Joseph Harmon as well as their thirst for information which they uplifted from the Go-Invest booth at the annual Guyana Association of Georgia Family Day on […]

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