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Commissioner Monestime champions Workforce Housing Development

Commissioner Monestime champions Workforce Housing Development

[MIAMI-DADE] – On Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, the Board of County Commissioners approved an ordinance sponsored by Commissioner Jean Monestime, who serves as Chairman of the Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Services Committee, expanding opportunity for the development of workforce housing. This ordinance, along with a recently approved ordinance revising parking requirements for workforce housing, is part of a larger push by Commissioner […]

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Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne Appointed to Leadership Position with National League of Cities

Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne Appointed to Leadership Position with National League of Cities

[MIRAMAR] —Yvette Colbourne, Vice Mayor, City of Miramar, Fl, has been appointed Vice Chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Federal Advocacy Committee.  Vice Mayor Colbourne was elected to a one-year term.   She will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. […]

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How To Continue Education At Home Amidst The Pandemic?

How To Continue Education At Home Amidst The Pandemic?

COVID-19 has brought a huge lifestyle change amongst people and the impact of COVID-19 has changed the way people work, do business and study. From working professionals to students, everyone has made changes in how they perform their work. Students have shifted to online classes but studying from home is not an easy job for […]

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Coolest Glass Frames for A Stylish Look

Coolest Glass Frames for A Stylish Look

A new set of cool glass frames can make a crazy difference to your look. You must have noticed how a glass wearer automatically seems to be more intellectual and elegant. But most of the time, they are just trying to see things clearly through the corrective lenses. Effortlessly cool, right? That’s because glasses can […]

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Veterans Setting Down Roots In 2022? South Florida’s State Of Play

Veterans Setting Down Roots In 2022? South Florida’s State Of Play

South Florida remains one of the most ideal places for Caribbean-American veterans to set down their roots. There may soon be more members of this distinguished guests making their way back to American shores, too; the Caribbean National Weekly heralded the return of one veteran under a more progressive tilt favored by the current administration. Setting down […]

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Commissioner Monestime on Anniversary of 2010 Haiti Earthquake

Commissioner Monestime on Anniversary of 2010 Haiti Earthquake

[MIAMI-DADE] – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime has issued the following statement in response to the 12th anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake: “On this day of the 12th anniversary of the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti, we remember the thousands who perished, the many left permanently scarred and injured, the multitude left […]

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5 best-LED lights for residential applications

5 best-LED lights for residential applications

LED lights can be used anywhere, which is what makes them so versatile. They can create a radiant ambiance in your home or create a brilliant bright workspace at your job. LED lighting has become the new affordable and reliable way to go when it comes to lighting.  When choosing the perfect lighting for your […]

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Jamaican Diaspora to Participate in National Day of Prayer – Human Trafficking Prevention

Jamaican Diaspora to Participate in National Day of Prayer – Human Trafficking Prevention

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Jamaicans across the Diaspora and at home will participate in the National Day of Prayer on Tuesday, (Jan. 11), to observe human trafficking prevention and to bring awareness to the crime. Under the patronage of Jamaica’s Consul General Oliver Mair, in association with the Female Development World Organization (FDWO) and the Caribbean […]

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New COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in Miramar at the Youth Enrichment Center

New COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in Miramar at the Youth Enrichment Center

[MIRAMAR] –  The City of Miramar has a new COVID-19 testing site that will open up at the Vernon E. Hargray Youth Enrichment Center (YEC) on Thursday, January 6, 2022. This new site is a part of Broward County’s efforts to expand COVID-19 testing in cities to meet the increased demand; and is in partnership […]

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United Way of Broward County Receives $150,000 from Amazon

United Way of Broward County Receives $150,000 from Amazon

[FORT LAUDERDALE] – United Way of Broward County has received a $150,000 donation from Amazon in support of its various community based initiatives –  $50,000 for MISSION UNITED, $50,000 for Project Lifeline, $25,000 for Day of Caring, and $25,000 for the Mayors’ Gala. These much-needed resources will enable United Way of Broward County to continue. Additionally, in […]

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