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Jamaican CG Mair Virtual Citizenship Ceremony Scores Big

Jamaican CG Mair Virtual Citizenship Ceremony Scores Big

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – On Tuesday, November 24th 110 newly minted Jamaican citizens received a ceremonial welcome at a Virtual Citizenship Welcome Reception hosted by the Consulate General of Jamaica. Consul General R. Oliver Mair as host of the event introduced the new citizens to an evening of rich entertainment depicting song, dance and poetry by […]

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City of Miami Gardens’ Live Healthy Miami Gardens’ Planned Initiatives for National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

City of Miami Gardens’ Live Healthy Miami Gardens’ Planned Initiatives for National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

[Miami Gardens] – The Centers for Disease Control and Preven4on (CDC) first established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 to highlight the importance of the flu vaccine. This year, NIVW is being observed from December 6-12. As the fall season ensues, health professionals are more concerned with the rising number of influenza cases. With flu season well underway, […]

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North Miami Beach Spearheads Hurricane Relief for Central America

North Miami Beach Spearheads Hurricane Relief for Central America

City partners with Chiquita North America to help Eta and Iota survivors [North Miami Beach] – The City of North Miami Beach has launched an area-wide disaster relief effort to help Central Americans who suffered heartbreaking damage and loss in the wake of two powerful, back-to-back hurricanes: Eta and Iota. The city is partnering with Chiquita […]

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Miramar Encourages Residents to Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Miramar Encourages Residents to Sign up for Emergency Alerts

[MIRAMAR] – The City of Miramar reminds residents and businesses to sign up to receive emergency notifications via the Alert Miramar system. Alert Miramar is a free mass notification system designed to keep those who live or work in Miramar informed of important updates before, during and after a local emergency. The system enables the […]

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4 Ways to Style Your Florida Room

4 Ways to Style Your Florida Room

Did you recently buy a new home with a Florida room? These spaces go by many different names — think sunroom, solarium, patio room, and sun porch, to name a few — and bring the outside world inside or vice versa, depending on your perspective.  Indeed, they’re fun additions to any home and provide the […]

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CHTA Foundation, Johnson & Wales Support Bahamian Student

CHTA Foundation, Johnson & Wales Support Bahamian Student

[MIAMI] – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is teaming up with Johnson & Wales University to support one of its most promising students. Savion Bethell, a junior at the Rhode Island-based institution who hails from The Bahamas, is the recipient of two $5,000 scholarships, funded equally by the CHTAEF and Johnson […]

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Commissioner Monestime calls for Creole-language programming on Miami-Dade TV

Commissioner Monestime calls for Creole-language programming on Miami-Dade TV

[MIAMI-DADE] – The Miami-Dade County Commission on Nov. 19 unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Jean Monestime to create Haitian Creole-language programming for Miami-Dade TV. The legislation calls for weekly news and information programming in Creole that would provide a summary of County news and information and would air at least five nights a week during prime […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: More Drama

Commentary with Winston Barnes: More Drama

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – In the theatrical world there are dramas and farces, among other forms, these days reality shows may loosely be added to that bunch. It appears that as of now, much of the globe has come to take the U.S. for a clear poppy show. A president clearly loses an election through a […]

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FPL and Grace Foods Support Island SPACE, Nation’s First Caribbean Heritage Museum

FPL and Grace Foods Support Island SPACE, Nation’s First Caribbean Heritage Museum

[PLANTATION] – The nation’s first Caribbean-American heritage museum welcomed members of the media, Caribbean-American leaders and the corporate community to a soft-launch opening on Monday, November 16, 2020. Now open at the Westfield Broward Mall in Plantation, Florida, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum, a new site of archives, events, resources and information, tells the comprehensive story […]

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Bahamian Association in Florida Donates School Supplies to Students in Abaco

Bahamian Association in Florida Donates School Supplies to Students in Abaco

NAB donates large amounts of laptops, backpacks and school supplies to the children of hurricane ravaged Abaco Bahamas [FORT LAUDERDALE] – The National Association of The Bahamas, Florida, recently donated 176 laptops, 480 school bags and miscellaneous school supplies to the children of Abaco Island more than a year after the massive category 5 Hurricane […]

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