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The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force hosts its first-ever Virtual Advancement in Education Summit

The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force hosts its first-ever Virtual Advancement in Education Summit

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) will host its Virtual Advancement in Education Summit on July 7-9, 2020.  The annual flagship event is JDETF’s fifth summit and its first virtual staging since its inception in 2014. “The summit is highlighting significant areas of education as we embark on fulfilling the objectives of Jamaica’s […]

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Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes Awards Scholarships to 11 High School Seniors

Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes Awards Scholarships to 11 High School Seniors

LAUDERDALE LAKES – Eleven Broward County High School seniors received scholarships from Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes at a virtual scholarship awards ceremony held on Tuesday, June 30 via Zoom. Two students received $750 scholarships; five received $1,000 scholarships; and the two main awards were received by Key Clubbers from the Boyd H. Anderson High […]

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North Miami Mayor’s Statement On Emergency Order for Facial Coverings

North Miami Mayor’s Statement On Emergency Order for Facial Coverings

North Miami Mayor issues statement on Emergency Order relating to the use of facial coverings, regulations related to bars, restaurants and social gatherings NORTH MIAMI – Philippe Bien-Aime, Mayor of North Miami, issued the following statement in reference to the City’s latest Emergency Order: “As record breaking numbers of coronavirus cases emerge throughout the state, […]

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Op Ed: Social Contract

Op Ed: Social Contract

by: Dahlia A. Walker-Huntington, Esq SOUTH FLORIDA – During the last four years in America we have lived through one culture war after the other stoked by the current occupant of the White House. From  calling career civil servants “Deep State”, to labeling the press as the enemy of the people, to defending Confederate Statues, […]

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Caribbean Community Food Distribution The Cultural Drive Thru Experience

Caribbean Community Food Distribution The Cultural Drive Thru Experience

Broward County – Caribbean American Heritage Florida, a 501(c)3 organization in South Florida is hosting a “Cultural Drive-Thru” Food Distribution Experience during the month of July in an effort to support those in the community facing challenging times. Partnering with the City of Lauderhill, Redland Ahead, Unity and Joy’s Roti Delight, the group will be […]

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Broward County’s Emergency Order Modifies facial covering requirements

Broward County’s Emergency Order Modifies facial covering requirements

Emergency Order 20-20 limits hours for restaurants BROWARD COUNTY – As the number of COVID-19 cases and the positivity rate continue to rise across all South Florida counties including Broward, Deputy County Administrator Monica Cepero issued Emergency Order 20-20. The Order addresses who must wear facial coverings, and when and where they must be worn. It also limits hours for restaurants […]

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Broward County Launches Dashboard to Track COVID-19 Business Complaints

Broward County Launches Dashboard to Track COVID-19 Business Complaints

Residents can see if businesses are following emergency guidelines BROWARD COUNTY – As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Florida, and the nation prepares to enter a July 4 holiday weekend typically marked by large group gatherings and public celebrations, Broward County has launched a new tool to help residents ensure they are doing […]

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The Best Universities and Colleges of Florida

The Best Universities and Colleges of Florida

Florida (FL) is known as the sunshine state and home to many top Florida colleges and universities. The beautiful weather, gulf coast, and beaches make this state a hub for finance, entertainment, art, and more. Students who graduated from high school can get a great higher education, in addition to a beautiful environment. As a […]

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Caribbean-American Men Speak Conference

Caribbean-American Men Speak Conference

Massachusetts – The Authentic Caribbean Foundation (ACF) will present the inaugural Caribbean-American Men Speak Conference—Innovator’s Edition, on Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 7.00 pm. The virtual event, highlighting men as Leaders, Educators, Fathers and Strong Figures within our communities will be streamed live on various platforms including the Authen Caribe Facebook Page as well as its Instagram Page, Authentic Foundation. […]

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Broward County’s Emergency Order to Close Beaches for July 4th Weekend

Broward County’s Emergency Order to Close Beaches for July 4th Weekend

Emergency Order includes penalties for non-compliance BROWARD COUNTY – The number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge across Florida, with increases in all South Florida counties, and particularly in Broward. On Sunday, after consultation with Municipal Mayors, the Mayor of Miami-Dade County and the Administrator of Palm Beach County, Mayor Dale V.C. Holness announced the closure […]

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