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Commentary with Winston Barnes: Revisionism

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Revisionism

SOUTH FLORIDA – In school, many of us learnt to revise as part of our preparation for exams. When history is re-written it is called revisionism. Well, it appears as if we have come to a place where we need do a bit of both, no apologies to anyone. The current behavior of the Prime Minister […]

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Tips for writing the admission essay

Tips for writing the admission essay

There are some common, completely unacceptable mistakes that people make when making personal statements (admissions essays by another name, and other schools call them statements of purpose) that keep them away from their college or program of choice. Putting you in the shoes of an admissions committee member are at a college while writing your […]

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Pet Supermarket Collecting Donations To Help Pet Owners Impacted by Hurricane Dorian In Bahamas

Pet Supermarket Collecting Donations To Help Pet Owners Impacted by Hurricane Dorian In Bahamas

Pet Supermarket partners with GreaterGood.org to transport pet food and supplies to relief organizations in the Bahamas  FLORIDA – Following Hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas, Pet Supermarket is organizing a disaster relief effort to connect Bahamian pets and their owners with needed pet food and supplies in partnership with GreaterGood.org. Pet Supermarket is collecting pet supply […]

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Jamaican Women of Florida Hosts a Community Conversation on Cannabis

Jamaican Women of Florida Hosts a Community Conversation on Cannabis

Jamaican Women of Florida, (JWOF) Annual Conversation of Health – Saturday, September 21st SOUTH FLORIDA – Each year, the Jamaican Women of Florida, (JWOF) hosts a community conversation on a current topical issue related to health and wellness and this year’s conversation will be about Cannabis! “If you want to change the world educate a girl”, taken […]

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Broward County Hurricane Dorian Bahamas Relief Efforts

Broward County Hurricane Dorian Bahamas Relief Efforts

BROWARD COUNTY – On Friday, September 6 Broward County Vice Mayor, Dale Holness held a news conference with Bahamian Consul General, Linda Mackey, at Broward County’s Emergency Operations Center. Below is updated information on relief efforts: 311 Call Center Open Broward County’s 311 Call Center will be open over the weekend to answer questions about […]

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Donations for Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Being Accepted by Habitat for Humanity of Broward

Donations for Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Being Accepted by Habitat for Humanity of Broward

FORT LAUDERDALE – Habitat for Humanity of Broward is now accepting donations from the public to help communities across the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian’s destruction. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of Hurricane Dorian. We are accepting donations to support relief efforts for families devastated in the Bahamas,” said Nancy Robin, […]

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Hard Rock Stadium to Host Collection Drives for Bahamas Relief

Hard Rock Stadium to Host Collection Drives for Bahamas Relief

MIAMI GARDENS – In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Stephen Ross and the Miami Dolphins announced a series of immediate and long-term rebuilding efforts for the Bahamas. These initiatives are only the first of a series of events designed to give long-term support to the region. Collection drives will take place at Hard Rock Stadium […]

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The City of Miramar Deploys Relief Efforts to The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

The City of Miramar Deploys Relief Efforts to The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar is committed to helping with hurricane relief efforts for the Bahamas in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian. They are mobilizing their community to give as generously as they can to assist the people of the Bahamas who are suffering from its devastating aftermath. Miramar’s Mayor, Vice Mayor and […]

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Miami-Dade County promises relief to Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

Miami-Dade County promises relief to Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson joined Mayor Carlos Gimenez and her colleagues at a press conference and meeting with Linda Mackey, Consul-General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, on Sept. 3 to coordinate relief efforts from Miami-Dade County and appeal to residents for donations to help the storm-battered island nation recover from […]

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Mayor Bien-Aime Leads the North Miami Mayor and Council Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

Mayor Bien-Aime Leads the North Miami Mayor and Council Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

North Miami – On Tuesday, September 3rd the City of North Miami’s Mayor and Council launched a special relief effort for victims of Hurricane Dorian, which ravaged parts of the Bahamas. Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime, Vice Mayor Carol Keys, Esq., District 2, Councilman Scott Galvin, District 1, Councilwoman Mary Estimé-Irvin, District 3 and Councilman Alix Desulme, District […]

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