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Comm. Dale Holness Offers Support for Superintendent Robert Runcie

Comm. Dale Holness Offers Support for Superintendent Robert Runcie

[BROWARD COUNTY] – Broward County Commissioner, Dale Holness issued the followed statement in support of Broward County Superintendent, Robert Runcie. I am saddened, broken-hearted, and worried about how Broward County Public Schools Board will run without Superintendent Robert Runcie and concern about what will happen to him. Superintendent Runcie has been with the district since […]

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Broward County Takes Steps to Reduce COVID-19 Restrictions

Broward County Takes Steps to Reduce COVID-19 Restrictions

Plan is contingent upon new CDC guidance and vaccination rates [BROWARD COUNTY] – Thanks to the willingness of many Broward County residents to become vaccinated against COVID-19, and based on updated Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for outdoor activities, effective immediately, Broward County Emergency Order 21-01 amends the Comprehensive Emergency Order to lift most capacity restrictions and sanitation requirements for outdoor activities. Getting […]

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Kevin Lyttle Hails South Florida’s Caribbean Community Support of St. Vincent

Kevin Lyttle Hails South Florida’s Caribbean Community Support of St. Vincent

by Howard Campbell [MIAMI] – Singer Kevin Lyttle has hailed the support of South Florida’s Caribbean community for his native St. Vincent and The Grenadines which has been engulfed by La Soufriere volcano since April 9. Ash from the cauldron has forced over 20,000 people to flee the island’s northern region for shelters in safer areas. […]

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South Florida Fertility Expo Looks to Elevate The Conversation of Fertility

South Florida Fertility Expo Looks to Elevate The Conversation of Fertility

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Infertility impacts 1 in 8 couples in the U. S. today. It’s a common thread that binds us, but we all represent different facets of this community. Michelle McKoy, the founder of the South Florida Fertility Expo (#SOFFE2021).  She was diagnosed with endometriosis several years ago.  As a result, she started the […]

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U.S. Caribbean Strong Volcano Relief Volunteers Needed in South Florida

U.S. Caribbean Strong Volcano Relief Volunteers Needed in South Florida

Global Empowerment Mission, Janice Lyttle Foundation and U.S. Caribbean Strong Appeal for Volunteers to Assemble Family Necessities Kits for Displaced Families in St. Vincent [MIAM] – With continuous recovery and cleanup underway from the impact of the recent La Soufriere volcanic eruptions and ash fall in St. Vincent, the Global Empowerment Mission, Janice Lyttle Foundation, and […]

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Caribbean Democratic Caucus, “Coming Together to fight Abuses”

Caribbean Democratic Caucus, “Coming Together to fight Abuses”

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – The Officers and members of the Caribbean Democratic Caucus of Florida, Inc. are joining the many organizations who have expressed intense disgust for the cowardly acts of hatred that has prompted the violent abuses and executions of members of the Asian community in Atlanta and other parts of the country. The actions […]

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Broward County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Portal Opens April 19

Broward County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Portal Opens April 19

[BROWARD COUNTY] – The Broward County Commission, with funding from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance program, will be allocating emergency funding to eligible residents who are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The application portal is scheduled to open on Monday, April 19, 2021. Documentation Needed Those applying will need […]

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FEMA to Begin Accepting Applications for Funeral Assistance

FEMA to Begin Accepting Applications for Funeral Assistance

[WASHINGTON, D.C. ] – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson announced today that FEMA has begun accepting applications for funeral assistance for Floridians who’ve lost loved ones to COVID-19. She helped pass the funeral assistance program as part of the American Rescue Plan. Floridians who paid for funeral expenses after January 20, 2020, for an individual whose […]

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Food For The Poor Collects Essential Goods to Help Victims of St. Vincent Volcano

Food For The Poor Collects Essential Goods to Help Victims of St. Vincent Volcano

[COCONUT CREEK] – Food For The Poor is collecting essential goods to help families affected by St. Vincent volcano La Soufrière, which spewed ash and hot gas early Tuesday in the latest eruption since volcanic activity began late last week. Goods can be dropped off at the charity’s Coconut Creek warehouse, 6401 Lyons Road, from […]

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Caribbean Consular Corp in Miami Unite in Support for St. Vincent

Caribbean Consular Corp in Miami Unite in Support for St. Vincent

[MIAMI] – The Caribbean Consular Corps in Miami is supporting the neighboring island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This, following the recent volcanic eruption on the island caused by the La Soufriere Volcano. The support includes a shipment of essential supplies of water and face masks. At an urgent meeting convened by the Caribbean […]

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