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Pastor Dorothy Roberts Continues to Mentor and Serve the Community

Pastor Dorothy Roberts Continues to Mentor and Serve the Community

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Pastor Dorothy Roberts has never shied from community service. A resident of South Florida since the mid-1980s, she has helped mentor and nourish hundreds of the region’s less fortunate citizens. Roberts, who is from rural Manchester parish in central Jamaica, is president of the Hollywood Family and Community Enrichment […]

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FANM To Host a Virtual Memorial for Civil Rights Activist Jack Lieberman

FANM To Host a Virtual Memorial for Civil Rights Activist Jack Lieberman

MIAMI – Family Action Network Movement (FANM) will host a virtual memorial service for human rights hero and champion Jack Lieberman on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 6pm to 8pm via Zoom. All are invited to attend. The zoom link is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83374955632?pwd=ZXFiRGsxYk1XNkxjYWpmSUd2bzB5Zz09. Jack Lieberman fought tirelessly for social justice for the past fifty years. He […]

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Indian American Heritage Month Proclamation presented in the City of Miramar

Indian American Heritage Month Proclamation presented in the City of Miramar

MIRAMAR – City of Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne commemorates Indian American Heritage Month by presenting a City of Miramar Proclamation to the Indian community. Sajan Kurian, a leader in the Indian American community accepted the proclamation on behalf of South Florida Indian Community and also received a Community Service Award for his leadership in the […]

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Vice Mayor Alix Desulme to Serve on the FCC Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

Vice Mayor Alix Desulme to Serve on the FCC Intergovernmental Advisory Committee

NORTH MIAMI — City of North Miami Vice Mayor Alix Desulme, Ed.D., has been appointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC) as one of 12 municipal representatives. Chairman Pai announced the appointment of the new members in a release on Thurs. Aug. 13. The IAC is charged with increasing deployment […]

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FANM Mourns The Loss Of Haitian-American Pioneer Bernard Fils-Aimé

FANM Mourns The Loss Of Haitian-American Pioneer Bernard Fils-Aimé

MIAMI – Haitian-American activist Bernard Fils-Aimé died on August 8, 2020 in Miami after complications with COVID-19. He was 67 years old. He is survived by his wife Marise Fils-Aimé, his three children, and his five grandchildren. Fils-Aimé was born in Petionville, Haiti, on May 24, 1953. Among those who are mourning are friends and […]

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YWCA South Florida Announces New Board Of Directors For 2020-2021

YWCA South Florida Announces New Board Of Directors For 2020-2021

MIAMI – YWCA South Florida is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors and Board Members today, including its first-ever male board member, Glenn C. Davis, CPA. Davis is a senior advisor at Kaufman Rossin and a director in the firm’s risk advisory services department and will be serving on the organization’s Finance Committee. Kelly-Ann Cartwright […]

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Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Welcomes Madison Wahler as an Associate to the Tampa Office

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Welcomes Madison Wahler as an Associate to the Tampa Office

TAMPA – Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP welcomes Madison Wahler as an Associate.  Madison Wahler is a litigation associate at the firm’s Tampa office. Madison focuses her practice on admiralty and maritime matters, personal injury defense, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation in both state and federal courts. Before joining Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, Madison […]

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Bahamian Adrian LaRoda Named Acting Chair of Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations

Bahamian Adrian LaRoda Named Acting Chair of Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations

NASSAU, Bahamas – Adrian LaRoda of Nassau, Bahamas is the Acting Chair of Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organizations and President of Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance (BCFA). Adrian is a very strong advocate for sustainable fishing and promotes EAF in the Bahamas. Most recently he has been lobbying to have the sector declared an essential service […]

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CHTA Celebrates the Life of Iconic Caribbean Hotelier, Heinz Simonitsch

CHTA Celebrates the Life of Iconic Caribbean Hotelier, Heinz Simonitsch

Tributes pour in following the passing of Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) saluted legendary hotelier Professor Heinz Simonitsch, CD, who passed away over the weekend, as the foremost pioneer of sustainable tourism development in the region. “Professor Heinz was a pioneer in the industry in so many […]

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North Miami’s Mayor Recognizes HACCOF’S Under 40 Haitian-American Young Professionals

North Miami’s Mayor Recognizes HACCOF’S Under 40 Haitian-American Young Professionals

NORTH MIAMI – Philippe Bien-Aime, Mayor of North Miami, proudly congratulates the Young Haitian American Professionals’ (YoPros) “Top 20 Under 40” Class of 2020. The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) announced the finalists Friday, July 3. Each year, HACCOF selects young people of Ha itian heritage, distinguished for their outstanding professional achievements […]

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