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Commentary by Winston Barnes: To Men, All

Commentary by Winston Barnes: To Men, All

SOUTH FLORIDA – Today’s commentary is directed to men in our community in particular and men in general. A number of recent developments at the highest levels at this country show the clearest ways in which women are disrespected in this country. For a one time Military General to find the time to add to […]

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28th annual Museums Association of the Caribbean conference to be held in Miami

28th annual Museums Association of the Caribbean conference to be held in Miami

National Museum of African American History and Culture hosts Museums Association of the Caribbean’s 28th Annual Conference MIAMI – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will host the 28th annual Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) conference in Miami Tuesday, Oct. 24, through Thursday, Oct. 26, in partnership with MAC and […]

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Miami-Dade Commissioners pledge financial aid to Puerto Rico

Miami-Dade Commissioners pledge financial aid to Puerto Rico

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioners want to do their part to help Puerto Rico get back on its feet in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. At their Oct. 17 meeting, Commissioners pledged to donate money from their office budgets toward the relief efforts. “I feel very strongly that as a community we need to be […]

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Caribbean Artist KES featured on main stage of Komen Race For Cure in Miami

Caribbean Artist KES featured on main stage of Komen Race For Cure in Miami

MIAMI – For the 22nd Anniversary of the Komen Race for the Cure in Downtown Miami, Kees Dieffenthaller, popularly known as KES, joined Team DLIMERS on the main stage at Bayfront Park in raising greater awareness on breast cancer prevention and research. Twenty-two years ago, the Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure® started […]

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JPMorgan Chase Commits Funds to Miami Dade College Workforce Development Program

JPMorgan Chase Commits Funds to Miami Dade College Workforce Development Program

MIAMI –  JPMorgan Chase will award Miami Dade College (MDC) $700,000 over two years to help hundreds of South Florida’s youth gain the skills needed to land jobs in information technology, trade and logistics. Each year, the new MDC-Career Connect initiative will provide fast-track training for 100 to 150 Miami-Dade County students ages 16 to […]

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Global Response to hire 800 Customer Service Reps

Global Response to hire 800 Customer Service Reps

Attend the Global Response Job Fair on Saturday, October 14 Margate – Global Response, The Brand Call Center, is hiring more than 800 Customer Service Representatives and Email/Chat Representatives for their Margate call center at an Oct. 14 Job Fair, or apply in-person at the call center. Global Response is holding Job Fairs and Open Houses […]

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Jamaica Howard University Alumni Association launched

Jamaica Howard University Alumni Association launched

By Derrick Scott Washington, D.C. – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks, along with the President of Howard University, Dr. Wayne Frederick, hosted the launch of the Jamaica Howard University Alumni Association and Endowment Fund at a reception held at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C. The launch was attended […]

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Knight Foundation donates $2.5 million for hurricane recovery

Knight Foundation donates $2.5 million for hurricane recovery

 Knight Foundation’s donation to aid Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands MIAMI –  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will provide $2.5 million for hurricane relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Organizations receiving funding include Unidos por Puerto Rico, an initiative created by Puerto Rico First Lady Beatriz […]

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Tropical Storm Nate on verge of developing in western Caribbean

Tropical Storm Nate on verge of developing in western Caribbean

MIAMI – AccuWeather reports Tropical Depression 16 has formed just southeast of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua as of late Wednesday morning, and it may rapidly develop into a tropical storm or hurricane then threaten the central to northeastern Gulf of Mexico coast this weekend. Because of the proximity to land in Central America, people may have […]

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South Florida Radio-Thon to benefit hurricane victims in Caribbean

South Florida Radio-Thon to benefit hurricane victims in Caribbean

People For A Better Community, Inc. (PFABC) launches Caribbean Hurricane Relief Initiative with a Radio-Thon Ft. Lauderdale – People For A Better Community, Inc.(PFABC) a Fort Lauderdale based non-profit organization has launched an initiative to benefit hurricane victims in the Caribbean (Barbuda, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The organization’s main focus of this initiative […]

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