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Show Support & Wear Your Colors In Support of Jamaica 56 Independence

Show Support & Wear Your Colors In Support of Jamaica 56 Independence

SOUTH FLORIDA – In anticipation of Jamaica’s 56th Independence Celebration, the South Florida scene is as usual filled with a plethora of events (many of which are featured already by South Florida Caribbean News. See: Upcoming Events to Celebrate Jamaica’s 56 Independence in Southern USA The annual festivities run the gamut from church services, to formal […]

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Broward County Public Schools Debut School Hardening Enhancements

Broward County Public Schools Debut School Hardening Enhancements

MIRAMAR – On Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie discussed some of the safety and security enhancements being implemented District wide during the upcoming school year. The District has implemented increased security systems and safety protocols for the 2018/19 school year, including a new Single Point of Entry (SPE) system, […]

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Miami-Dade Commission votes to bring Dolphins training facility to Miami Gardens

Miami-Dade Commission votes to bring Dolphins training facility to Miami Gardens

MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade County Commission on July 24 approved a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan to amend the County’s existing stadium deal with the Miami Dolphins to provide the team an additional subsidy to build their new training facility next to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The current stadium deal, approved in 2014, […]

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Bahamas 45th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in South Florida

Bahamas 45th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE  –  Notable Bahamians within the South Florida diaspora including prominent South Florida Newspaper Publisher, Garth Reeves, were honored on Sunday during an Ecumenical Service celebrating the 45th year of Independence for The Bahamas, under the theme, “Celebrate Bahamas, We’ve Come This Far by Faith” At the service held at the historical St. Agnes Anglican […]

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Jamaicans in South Florida Ready to Celebrate Jamaica’s 56th Independence

Jamaicans in South Florida Ready to Celebrate Jamaica’s 56th Independence

Consulate General of Jamaica hosts Service of Thanksgiving to mark 56th anniversary of Independence SOUTH FLORIDA – In recognition of Jamaica’s 56th Anniversary of Independence, the Consulate General of Jamaica in Miami will hold the annual Ecumenical Service on Sunday, August 5 at 4:00 p.m. The Service will be held at the Cooper City Church of God located at […]

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Strike for Education Charity Bowl for Haiti is Back

Strike for Education Charity Bowl for Haiti is Back

It’s the season to bowl for a good reason Strike for Education Bowling Tournament MIAMI – Known for its marketing power as one of the largest Haitian-American platforms in the world, L’union Suite is gaining momentum for putting together its annual Strike for Education Bowling Tournament. In its fourth consecutive year, Strike for Education has brought celebrities out to […]

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6th Annual Pumps, Pearls, and Politics – July 28th at FMU

6th Annual Pumps, Pearls, and Politics – July 28th at FMU

Miami Gardens – The 6th annual Pumps, Pearls & Politics is the highly anticipated political event of the summer and is quickly approaching. Pumps, Pearls & Politics is scheduled for July 28, 2018 at Florida Memorial University’s Smith Conference Center  (15800 NW 42nd Ave, Miami Gardens) with candidate meet and greets and light refreshments served at 11am and the event starts promptly […]

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Protect The Children Gala Successfully Raises Awareness On Human Trafficking

Protect The Children Gala Successfully Raises Awareness On Human Trafficking

FORT LAUDERDALE – With 130 guests in attendance, this year’s Female Development World Organization “Protect the Children” gala in aid of Human Trafficking and Child Abuse Prevention, was held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:30pm-11:00pm at the brand-new Crystal Ballroom located at The Venue Fort Lauderdale. “It was a huge success not by the quantity […]

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Volunteer Florida Announces $360,000 in Funding for Florida Nonprofits

Volunteer Florida Announces $360,000 in Funding for Florida Nonprofits

TALLAHASSEE – Today, Volunteer Florida announced the availability of grant funding to help nonprofits recruit and retain skills-based volunteers. The Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) will allow nonprofits to use these volunteers to serve Florida students, families and communities. Volunteer Florida will distribute a total of $360,000; each grantee will receive $15,000. VGF is funded by […]

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Opinion: National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Opinion: National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

By United States Ambassador Perry L. Holloway WASHINGTON, DC – Caribbean-Americans have defined U.S. history. From distinguished leaders such as Colin Powell of Jamaican heritage and Shirley Chisholm of Bajan and Guyanese ancestry, to legends in the arts and sciences like Derek Walcott of St. Lucia and Dr. Patricia Bath of Trinbagonian lineage, descendants of […]

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