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City of Miramar Hosts Delegation From Jamaica on Disaster and Emergency Management Best Practices

City of Miramar Hosts Delegation From Jamaica on Disaster and Emergency Management Best Practices

MIRAMAR – Mayor Wayne M. Messam of the City of Miramar is pleased to welcome His Worship, The Honorable Mayor of Kingston [Jamaica], Senator and Councillor, Delroy H. Williams; Chief Executive Officer of Kingston & St. Andrew Municipal Corporation, Mr. Robert Hill; and the honorable mayor’s delegation from Kingston, Jamaica, on Tuesday, November 20th, for an […]

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Eligible Jamaicans Should Move to U.S. Citizenship – Jamaican Ambassador

Eligible Jamaicans Should Move to U.S. Citizenship – Jamaican Ambassador

By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – Eligible Jamaicans residing in the United States should take the necessary steps to become U.S. citizens, Jamaica’s Ambassador, Her Excellency Audrey Marks, is urging. “Tonight, I want to use this opportunity to appeal to those of you who are residents in the U.S. and are not citizens of the […]

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American Bar Association Recognizes HMB Brownsville Law Academy

American Bar Association Recognizes HMB Brownsville Law Academy

HMB Brownsville Law Academy Recognized As Most Outstanding 2018 ABA Law Day Student Program Activity  MIAMI – The American Bar Association Public Education Division recently recognized the law firm of Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP for its ground breaking MDCPS legal studies partnership program at Brownsville Middle School as the Most Outstanding 2018 ABA Law Day Student […]

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Broward County Commission to Name Courthouse Wing After TJ Reddick

Broward County Commission to Name Courthouse Wing After TJ Reddick

Broward County – The Broward County Commission unanimously approved Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness’ item to name the north wing of the Seventeenth Judicial Court of Florida after the late Thomas J. (TJ) Reddick, Jr., prominent attorney, and namesake of the TJ Reddick Bar Association, established in 1982 at the November 14th commission meeting. “I’ve been […]

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Last Chance for Thousands to Re-Register for Temporary Protected Status

Last Chance for Thousands to Re-Register for Temporary Protected Status

MIAMI – TPS Recipients, Faith and Community Leaders Urge TPS recipients who did not re-register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to re-register now! Family Action Network Movement (FANM) invites you to join them on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, to discuss the developments in the Ramos v Nielsen case related to TPS. On October 3, Judge Chen in […]

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2018 Diwali Message from Wesley Kirton

2018 Diwali Message from Wesley Kirton

SOUTH FLORIDA – Today, Hindus around the world celebrate Deepavali, the Festival of Light. May the beauty of Deepavali fill our homes with happiness, and may the coming year provide us with everything that brings us joy! Let’s make this Diwali joyous and bright, as we seek to make our world a more peaceful, harmonious […]

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Volunteer Groups to Host Election Night Watch Party in Florida

Volunteer Groups to Host Election Night Watch Party in Florida

Floridians Who Knocked 1,300,000 Doors to Gather for Election Results MIAMI –  On Tuesday, November 6th the New Florida Majority, FLIC Votes, and Dream Defenders will host an election night party for volunteers, canvassers, and Floridians who have spent the past months knocking doors and connecting with otherwise ignored Black and Latino voters. The groups […]

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Broward County Libraries Offers Free 5th Annual Teen Empowerment Summit

Broward County Libraries Offers Free 5th Annual Teen Empowerment Summit

BROWARD COUNTY – Broward County Library is offering a free 5th Annual Teen Empowerment Summit for students in grades 6 to 12 on Saturday, December 1st from 9AM to 5:30PM, at Lauderdale Lakes Library/Educational and Cultural Center and South Regional/Broward College Library. The Teen Empowerment Summit is designed to encourage better academic performance, enhance life skills and promote high school […]

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Rebuild T&T Flood Relief Fund Established in South Florida

Rebuild T&T Flood Relief Fund Established in South Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA – T&T Catholics of S.W. Miami have been engaged in providing relief on two fronts after Trinidad suffered terribly devastating floods as a result of heavy continuous rain during the period October 17 to 20. Soliciting Monetary Donations A GoFundMe page, Rebuild T&T, has been established to give much needed funds to religious communities […]

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Alberto M. Carvalho named 2018 National Urban Superintendent of the Year

Alberto M. Carvalho named 2018 National Urban Superintendent of the Year

BALTIMORE – Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho has been named the 2018 National Urban Superintendent of the Year by the Council of Great City Schools, which presented him with the distinguished Green-Garner Award. The announcement came Thursday (Oct. 25) night during the Council’s 62nd Annual Fall Conference in Baltimore. Every other year, the Council […]

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