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Broward High Schools Join Together For Response To School Shootings With Free Event In Miramar

Broward High Schools Join Together For Response To School Shootings With Free Event In Miramar

MIRAMAR – Students from a number of high schools in Broward County are joining together to do a “Speak Out and Act” in response to the recent school shootings in Parkland and Texas. The students from Miramar High, Everglades High, West Broward High, American Heritage among others, contacted Mayor Wayne Messam’s office with a request […]

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Commissioner Dale Holness Introduces Caribbean Maritime University and Marine Industries Association of South Florida for Monumental Meeting

Commissioner Dale Holness Introduces Caribbean Maritime University and Marine Industries Association of South Florida for Monumental Meeting

Broward County – On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness, leadership from Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), located in Kingston, Jamaica, and members of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) met to discuss developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between MIASF and the University. Members of the Caribbean Maritime University faculty at […]

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Haitian Activists, “Sweet Micky Is Not Welcome In Little Haiti”

Haitian Activists, “Sweet Micky Is Not Welcome In Little Haiti”

An Open Letter To Mayor Francis Suarez and the City of Miami Commission MIAMI – The Haitian-American Community of Miami is outraged that City resources will be used to host former Haitian President Michel Martelly during the Haitian Heritage month celebrations this Friday (May 18th). President Martelly’s actions during his five years in office (2010-2015) brought disrepute […]

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GraceKennedy and Western Union Caribbean Diaspora Townhall comes to Lauderhill

GraceKennedy and Western Union Caribbean Diaspora Townhall comes to Lauderhill

2018 Caribbean Townhall Series will bring the Caribbean Diaspora Together “In Pursuit of a Better Tomorrow… Today” LAUDERHILL – As part of an ongoing commitment to the communities they serve, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS), Western Union’s Agent in many Caribbean markets, will host the 2018 Townhall […]

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Got WIC? Don’t wait

Got WIC? Don’t wait

By Bob LaMendola – Florida Department of Health in Broward BROWARD COUNTY – Families may be missing out on valuable nutrition benefits because they delay signing up for the Women Infants & Children program (WIC). These families apparently do not realize they can enroll in WIC as soon as a woman becomes pregnant. No waiting for a […]

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Jamaica Nurses of Florida Receives Jamaica’s PM Medal of Appreciation Award

Jamaica Nurses of Florida Receives Jamaica’s PM Medal of Appreciation Award

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Just in time for National Nurses Week (May 6 – 13), the Jamaica Nurses’ Association of Florida (JNAF) was one of eight recipients of Jamaica’s Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Service to Jamaica in recognition of their contribution in nation building. JNAF President, Ms. Joan Howard was on hand to receive the prestigious […]

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Children’s Services Council of Broward County Seeks Racial Equity in County Services through Transformative Data Project

Children’s Services Council of Broward County Seeks Racial Equity in County Services through Transformative Data Project

LAUDERHILL – The Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) is taking a proactive role in reversing the effects of racial inequities to help resolve problems involving the County’s families and youth today. As an agency committed to the health, safety and well-being of all children in Broward County, the CSC has implemented a new community-based […]

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North Miami Mayor Kicks-Off Haitian Heritage Month With Key To The City Ceremony

North Miami Mayor Kicks-Off Haitian Heritage Month With Key To The City Ceremony

North Miami – North Miami’s 2018 Haitian Heritage Month Celebration will begin in the MOCA Plaza, at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3, with North Miami Mayor, Dr. Smith Joseph’s Kick-Off Celebration. This multifaceted event will include an opening reception that pays homage to Haitian culture, history, traditions, cuisine and trailblazers. The reception will feature two Key to the City […]

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A Family’s Plea for Justice for Chebbie Roberts Turpin

A Family’s Plea for Justice for Chebbie Roberts Turpin

SOUTH FLORIDA – On Saturday, April 21, 2018, Chebbie Roberts Turpin, of Ft. Lauderdale was the victim of an incident where she suffered over 12 brain contusions, a skull fracture, brain hemorrhage, subdural hematoma and is unresponsive. Chebbie is currently in a coma at the ICU at Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida. Chebbie and […]

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On Call Mechanics Hosts 2nd annual Women’s Car Care Clinic

On Call Mechanics Hosts 2nd annual Women’s Car Care Clinic

DAVIE – Lowell Gelin is a dynamic leader who is shaping our community in ways that have made South Florida a better place, both to live and do business.  His professionalism and expertise combined with his investment in the success of the youth of South Florida have made him a well-respected businessman and role model. […]

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