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Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police React to Death of George Floyd

Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police React to Death of George Floyd

  MIAMI-DADE  — Miami Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police (MDCACP) issued a statement regarding the death of George Floyd: The Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police (MDCACP), along with other Police Executives across this country, are upset and outraged by the events leading to the death of Mr. George Floyd. The actions, […]

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North Miami Mayor and Council to Hire Its First Haitian-American City Manager, Theresa Therilus

North Miami Mayor and Council to Hire Its First Haitian-American City Manager, Theresa Therilus

NORTH MIAMI – The city of North Miami Mayor and Council voted to hire Theresa Therilus, Esq., as its first Haitian-American City Manager on Tuesday, May 26. Therilus brings her extensive experience in the public sector to the city of North Miami, the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County. “Ms. Therilus brings a wealth of budget, capital project and management experience to our organization,” said […]

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FANM Urges ICE To Halt the Deportation Of Mass Murderer Emmanuel “Toto” Constant and COVID-19 Positive Detainees To Haiti

FANM Urges ICE To Halt the Deportation Of Mass Murderer Emmanuel “Toto” Constant and COVID-19 Positive Detainees To Haiti

MIAMI – The flight manifest for ICE’s Tuesday, May 26th deportation flight from Brownsville, Texas to Haiti includes 78 names, among them notorious former death squad leader and U.S. criminal Emmanuel “Toto” Constant. Emmanuel “Toto” Constant has been linked to the murders of at least 3,000 people in Haiti. He has not served his full […]

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B&T’s Tree Service Advise on How to Protect your Florida Property from Storm Tree Damage

B&T’s Tree Service Advise on How to Protect your Florida Property from Storm Tree Damage

The 2020 hurricane season is widely expected to be above average, in terms of damage and loss throughout Florida. B&T’s Tree Service has spoken out on how you can protect your property and family from the risks posed by falling trees. 2019’s Hurricane Dorian was estimated to have caused up to $1.6 billion in damages […]

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CVS Health Expands Florida COVID-19 Testing with 37 Additional Drive-Thru Test Sites

CVS Health Expands Florida COVID-19 Testing with 37 Additional Drive-Thru Test Sites

  SOUTH FLORIDA – In an ongoing effort to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today expanded its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 37 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy rive-thru locations across Florida. The opening of additional test sites on Friday, May 22 add to the 10 locations previously opened on May […]

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Congresswoman Wilson Speaks Out on Governor DeSantis’ Flawed Coronavirus Response

Congresswoman Wilson Speaks Out on Governor DeSantis’ Flawed Coronavirus Response

    MIAMI – Today, Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement about Governor Ron DeSantis’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic:  “It has been rumored that Governor DeSantis does not want people to receive the unemployment insurance benefits provided in the CARES Act and has indicated that he believes that getting $875 per week would cause them […]

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1,702 COVID-19 Tests in Florida Damaged in Transit

1,702 COVID-19 Tests in Florida Damaged in Transit

TALLAHASSEE  – The Florida Division of Emergency Management was made aware that of the more than 90,000 tests administered at drive-thru and walk-up test sites so far in May, 1,702 were damaged in transit, and these individuals will need to be retested. Any person whose sample was damaged will be contacted as soon as possible. […]

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City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida Host Drive-Thru Food Distribution

City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida Host Drive-Thru Food Distribution

OPA-LOCKA – The City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida continue their active roles in providing support to the City of Opa-Locka community through drive-thru food distributions. The City of Opa-locka and Feeding South Florida hosted a drive-thru food distribution Tuesday, May 19, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Opa-locka United Methodist Church […]

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COVID-19 Walk-In Community Based Testing Site Opening in Miramar

COVID-19 Walk-In Community Based Testing Site Opening in Miramar

    MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar and the State Department of Health will open a new walk-up testing site to provide COVID-19 testing to symptomatic and asymptomatic members of the public. In preparation for the opening, the City will host a press conference to provide details on the Community Based Testing Site (CBTS). […]

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City of Miramar Furloughs All City Employees

City of Miramar Furloughs All City Employees

City Of Miramar Announces 8-Hour Per Week Furloughs For All Full Time Employees Starting June 11 MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar announced that each of its approximately 1,000 employees will be furloughed 8 hours per week as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The time furloughs affect all full-time employees including City […]

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