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ATLANTA –  It was not an endorsement, but Ambassador Andrew Young celebrated U.S. Presidential Candidate, Senator Kamala Harris, (D), as he accepted the Marcus Garvey Leadership Award at the 2019 Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc., Captains of Industry Awards & Gala on June 29th.

MIAMI-DADE – The Board of County Commissioners Health Care and County Operations Committee voted unanimously on July 17 to move forward legislation supporting the start of hemp production in Miami-Dade County, positioning South Florida to lead on this booming new agricultural sector.

Miramar, FL – The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival presented in association with Publix will be staged at a new venue on Sunday, November 10th. The announcement was made on Wednesday, June 26th at a media reception held at the Miramar Amphitheater. Festival organizers unveiled plans for this year’s event to a group consisting of elected officials, corporate executives, community influencers and festival supporters, who were treated to an evening of culinary delights, music, and networking.  The evening was topped with a performance from reggae performer Dre Island.

NEW YORK – A Street in Brooklyn, New York has been co-named in honor the late Grenada Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus.

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