WILLEMSTAD –Well-known for its bright, multi-colored facades, the Caribbean island of Curaçao is ripping out a page from its own playbook and making a splash in Miami with a larger-than-life mural in the heart of Wynwood. Inspired by the eclectic street art that has emerged over the last two years in the nation’s capital of Willemstad, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) enlisted the help of established creative and local Curaçaoan, Sander Van Beusekom, to design and paintan original piece that will be displayed in Wynwood in anticipation of Art Basel 2019.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan hosted her 15th annual turkey giveaway at Landmark in Northwest Miami-Dade County on November 26. Commissioner Jordan, sponsors, and volunteers handed out more than 1,000 turkeys to those in need, including churches, schools, and social organizations that serve the community.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Broward Health Community Health Services hosted its annual Healthcare for the Homeless Thanksgiving Feastthis week. Broward Health employees, leadership and members of the Board of Commissioners provided a delicious meal and some holiday cheer for the community’s less fortunate.
One of Haiti’s most prominent LGBTIQ activists, Jeudy Charlot, was found dead at his home in Pétion-Ville outside of the capital of Port-au-Prince on the morning of Monday, November 25th. The circumstances of his death are still unclear and an autopsy is needed to determine the cause of death.