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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Collecting Donations to Help Haiti

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Collecting Donations to Help Haiti

[FORT LAUDERDALE] – Following the earthquake this past weekend that devastatingly impacted communities throughout Haiti, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a global non-profit public health organization that addresses the HIV/AIDS epidemic, is collecting critically needed items to support the time sensitive relief efforts. Working with the organizations medical team in the country, the organization has charted […]

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Commissioner McGhee commits to aiding Haiti following devastating earthquake

Commissioner McGhee commits to aiding Haiti following devastating earthquake

[MIAMI-DADE] – Today, the great people of Haiti suffered another catastrophe. Commissioner McGhee has committed his resources to assisting the great people of Haiti following the tragic earthquake. Commissioner McGhee continues to reach out to local Haitian leaders. “Our prayers and thoughts are with the families that have been affected by this earthquake. We will continue […]

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Broward County Launches COVID-19 Hospitalization Dashboard

Broward County Launches COVID-19 Hospitalization Dashboard

[BROWARD COUNTY] – Broward County has collected critical data from area hospitals and compiled the information for a public-facing dashboard. The Broward County COVID-19 Hospital Report is intended to help identify trends and allocate resources. The County has been collecting the data daily for the last week. The first report will be issued today, August 12th. […]

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Op Ed: Andrew Cuomo Resigned – Does he get it?

Op Ed: Andrew Cuomo Resigned – Does he get it?

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned from office on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal that plagued him since December, 2020.  His resignation speech vacillated between I love New York and I did nothing wrong.  Before I go any further, let me declare that I was a huge Andrew […]

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City of Miami Prepares Its Kids For Back To School

City of Miami Prepares Its Kids For Back To School

[MIAMI] – The Little Haiti Optimist Club, City of Miami Human Services Little Haiti Service Center, The Green Family Foundation and Partners will be celebrating their annual “Back 2 School” event on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Little Haiti Soccer Park. Approximately 1,000 City of Miami children from the […]

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Freshman Life 101: Tips to Remember Before Heading Away to College

Freshman Life 101: Tips to Remember Before Heading Away to College

Going off to college in a place you’ve only heard of is a rite of passage. For many young freshmen, this is the first time you’ll be leaving home on your own and experiencing the world without your parents close behind. For many new college students, this can be a frightening experience. But, it doesn’t […]

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Genealogist Research: How To Avoid Future Problems

Genealogist Research: How To Avoid Future Problems

There is a sense of belonging and awareness that comes with being able to know your history or lineage. We all want to know where we come from and the people that make up our family tree. However, losing a member of the family with large assets may be the trigger you need to find […]

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New COVID-19 Test Site to Open in Broward County Amid Spike in Cases

New COVID-19 Test Site to Open in Broward County Amid Spike in Cases

No insurance or appointment required [BROWARD COUNTY] – A new COVID-19 test site is opening tomorrow (Tuesday, August 3, 2021) in response to the latest rise in COVID-19 cases including the Delta Variant, which is increasing the demand for testing. Tests are available for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents. Tradewinds Park & Stables (Drive-through Testing) […]

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Jamaicans in the US Diaspora to Celebrate Jamaica’s 59th

Jamaicans in the US Diaspora to Celebrate Jamaica’s 59th

[WASHINGTON, DC] –  Jamaicans in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) which comprises the Washington, DC metropolitan area, will celebrate the 59th anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence with an entirely live-streamed thanksgiving service on Sunday, August 1, 2021, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The service is being organized by the Embassy of Jamaica and the […]

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Jamaica’s 59th Independence Week Activities with Consulate General, Jamaica – Miami

Jamaica’s 59th Independence Week Activities with Consulate General, Jamaica – Miami

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – The Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami’s schedule of activities in celebration of Jamaica Independence 59th Anniversary – under the theme: “Jamaica 59th Stronger Together” Event Schedule South Florida July 30th:  Opening Reception of Art Exhibition “Aaah-Inspiring Antarctica: A Jamaican Ice” –  6:30 p.m. Island Space Caribbean Museum 8000 W Broward Blvd #422, […]

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