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The entire University of the West Indies community is devastated by the loss of the colossal Caribbean cultural icon, Professor the Honourable Rex Nettleford.

Save for the three years he spent as a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford, Rex Nettleford has lived his entire adult life at and for The University of the West Indies.

Dr. Elly du Pre
(BROWARD COUNTY, FL) – The 2010 Census is around the corner, and it is more important than ever for Broward County residents to understand why it is so vitally important to be counted.

To this end, Broward County Census 2010 offers a Speakers Bureau featuring prominent local Census experts who can speak to your group, business or organization on a wide variety of topics, including:

The Eric Williams Memorial Collection (EWMC) at The University of the West Indies and the Trinidad & Tobago Postal Corporation (TT Post) announce the Eric Williams Centenary Stamp Design Competition, co-sponsored by UNESCO (Trinidad and Tobago) and Kelly Services Customs Brokerage, Ltd. The contest runs from January 30 to April 30, 2010.
Miami-Dade County’s unemployment rate for December 2009 was 11.3 percent. This was an increase of 0.8 percent compared to November 2009 (10.5%) and an increase of 4.3 percent compared to December 2008.

This small increase can be attributed to an increase in the total number of people in the labor force between November 2009 and December 2009, as well as an increase in the number of people who lost their jobs. While Miami-Dade County and the rest of the nation have seen signs that the economy is beginning to recover from the recession, we still project high levels of unemployment throughout 2010 since unemployment is considered to be a lagging indicator.