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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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NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Facebook Privacy Policy

NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Facebook Privacy Policy

By Derrick Johnson WASHINGTON, DC – “Mr. Zuckerberg, would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night?” That was a question Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) posed to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s during a congressional hearing in which the latter responded with an awkward “no.” It […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: Our Job

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Our Job

SOUTH FLORIDA – So it appears as if the protest demonstrations in Liberty City this week by high school students is not going to get the publicity the Parkland shooting aftermath had received. I submit this is not the time to complain. It is time for action on the part of the larger community. Instead […]

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The Haitian Compas Festival to hold an In Memoriam Mass

The Haitian Compas Festival to hold an In Memoriam Mass

MIAMI – The Haitian Compas Festival will hold the first In Memoriam Mass for dearly departed musicians on Friday, May 18, 2018, 11am at Notre Dame d’Haiti Catholic Church. The public is invited to pay homage to the many lives lost of artists who contributed to the success and evolution of Compas music throughout the decades. “This mass is something we have […]

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Meet the 2018 Caribbean American Heritage Awards Honorees

Meet the 2018 Caribbean American Heritage Awards Honorees

SOUTH FLORIDA – Caribbean American Heritage Awards recognizes ordinary people who have performed extraordinary work and continue to give back to their community. Areas of recognition include: HealthCare; Health; Wellness; Arts and Culture; Legal; Entrepreneurship; Academia; Charity; Community/Leadership Support and Media. The 4th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Banquet & Gala in celebration of Caribbean American […]

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Carmen Bartlett Receives Broward County Proclamation

Carmen Bartlett Receives Broward County Proclamation

SOUTH FLORIDA – Broward County issued a proclamation honouring Carmen Bartlett, retired JN Money Services (JNMS) regional manager, for her service to the Caribbean Diaspora in Florida and the remittance company. Under the Proclamation, Saturday April 7 was celebrated as “Carmen Bartlett Day” in Broward County, to commemorate her contribution in the community. Dale Holness, […]

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Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce remembers Hon. Colin S. Mayers

Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce remembers Hon. Colin S. Mayers

MIAMI – It is with a sense of profound sadness that the Board of Directors and Members of the Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) have learnt of the sudden and untimely passing of the Consul General of Barbados in the State of Florida, the Honorable Colin S. Mayers. The late Consul General was a true […]

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Special Tribute for Winnie Mandela to be held in Miami

Special Tribute for Winnie Mandela to be held in Miami

MIAMI – South Floridians will pay tribute and celebrate the legacy and endurance exhibited by the world-renowned Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who epitomized the ultimate fight for social, economic, and political freedom. The tribute will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Overtown Performing Arts Center, located at 1074 NW 3rd Avenue, […]

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Funeral Service for Consul General of Barbados in Miami Hon. Colin S. Mayers

Funeral Service for Consul General of Barbados in Miami Hon. Colin S. Mayers

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Consulate General of Barbados at Miami wishes to inform that the funeral service for the late Hon. Colin S. Mayers, Consul General of Barbados at Miami will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church, 2801 North University Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024. The Hon. Colin Mayers passed away […]

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Jamaican Women of Florida pay tribute to Winnie Mandela

Jamaican Women of Florida pay tribute to Winnie Mandela

SOUTH FLORIDA – Camille Edwards, President of Jamaican Women of Florida and the Executive Board would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to Winnie Mandela who passed away April 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. To Winnie Mandela, we say take your well-earned rest as you transitioned from among us but never from us. We […]

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