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Enjoy Free Soup Joumou to Celebrate Haiti’s Independence Day in Miami

Enjoy Free Soup Joumou to Celebrate Haiti’s Independence Day in Miami

On January 1st, drop off you resume and enjoy a free bowl of soup joumou to celebrate Haiti’s Independence Day   [MIAMI] – Start off 2021 right! Enjoy a free soup joumou at home after taking the first step to secure a life changing career in Little Haiti. Why starting 2021 with a free soup, you […]

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COVID-19 Vaccinations for Broward County Seniors Begin January 3rd

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Broward County Seniors Begin January 3rd

[BROWARD COUNTY] — The Florida Department of Health in Broward County will begin to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors ages 65 and over. Vaccinations will be available at no cost, by appointment only, beginning Sunday, January 3, 2021. Appointments for drive-thru vaccination sites can be made at https://browardcovidvaccine.com. Appointments are limited at this time. More […]

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Upcoming Webinar to Recognize January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Upcoming Webinar to Recognize January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County to Host  “Look Beneath the Surface” Webinar [MIAMI] – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County will be increasing awareness of the Look Beneath the Surface campaign from the Federal Office on Trafficking in Persons with support from the Department of Health and Human Services. January is National […]

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HistoryMiami Museum Needs The Public’s Help In Documenting 2020

HistoryMiami Museum Needs The Public’s Help In Documenting 2020

: Collecting 2020:  Museum will preserve local experiences, stories, photographs, and artifacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement, and the 2020 elections  [MIAMI]  – Most people want to forget just about everything from 2020, but HistoryMiami Museum wants to remember it all. That’s why on December 30 at 10:30 a.m. the Smithsonian […]

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Virtual Staging of Jamaican Diaspora Southern States Year In Review and a Look Ahead

Virtual Staging of Jamaican Diaspora Southern States Year In Review and a Look Ahead

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Dr. Rosalea Hamilton headlines the staging of South Florida’s 2020 Year in Review,“Wa Gwaan Jamaica” on Wednesday, December 30 at 7 pm via Zoom. “Wa Gwaan Jamaica” will be a Reflection of 2020 and a projection of the aims and objectives for 2021 in 13 Southern States in the USA. Professor Hamilton […]

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Broward County Issues Curfew Beginning Christmas Eve

Broward County Issues Curfew Beginning Christmas Eve

[BROWARD COUNTY] – As the holidays approach and the number of COVID-19 cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations continues to rise, Broward is imposing a curfew, beginning December 25, 2020 and extending through January 4, 2021. The curfew is in effect from midnight to 5AM daily, except: For Christmas Day, December 25, the curfew is in force from 1AM until 5AM. […]

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Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins, Miami Dolphins provide hundreds of meals to South Dade families

Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins, Miami Dolphins provide hundreds of meals to South Dade families

[MIAMI-DADE] – On Wednesday, December 23rd, Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins proudly hosted her first meal distribution event, in partnership with the Miami Dolphins Foundation Food Relief Program. Commissioner Cohen Higgins was joined by Senior Vice President of the Miami Dolphins Nat Moore, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Consul General from Jamaica R. Oliver Mair, […]

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Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami 2020 Christmas & New Year’s Message

Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami 2020 Christmas & New Year’s Message

My fellow Jamaicans and friends of the Diaspora as we celebrate the Christmas Season and welcome another year, let us look forward with hope and aspiration.  This year has been one of the most challenging years in history.  But after the long dark night, comes the bright morning. And we believe as our great Bob […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: Vaccines, Why?

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Vaccines, Why?

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – It would be most revealing to find out if the people who are against wearing masks to fend off the coronavirus are some of the same ones who are also against the vaccine. Interestingly, i am convinced because it would make for a greater irony than we suspect. I suspect these are […]

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Broward Commissioners Approve Police and Criminal Justice Review Board

Broward Commissioners Approve Police and Criminal Justice Review Board

[BROWARD COUNTY] – Broward County Commissioners have approved the creation of the Broward County Police and Criminal Justice Review Board sponsored by Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness. The Review Board will review, collect, and publish data and make recommendations regarding policy on subjects of police use of force, police misconduct and matters pertaining to bias in the […]

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