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SUNRISE, FL - The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is almost here and organizers are working overtime to deliver big on Sunday, November 12, at Markham Park, Sunrise. Festivalgoers from all walks of life will enjoy a variety of mouthwatering jerk foods, entertaining cultural presentations, explosive performances, and the tournament domino lovers look forward to each year: Jerk Domino!

Ms. Mary Tate celebrated her 104th birthday at Help Age Belize on February 8, 2018. She is from Honduras but has been living in Belize since the 1980s. She put all her grandchildren through school at Holy Redeemer by making bread and potato pound, says her granddaughter, Lorna Fisher (above). She celebrated her birthday with Fisher, other grandchildren and extended family. She has been living at the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly for 6 years. According to her Fisher, Ms. Tate is extremely protective of her grandchildren. Ms. Tate's only son passed away many years ago. According to Fisher, Ms. Tate loves dancing and singing. According to Bernard Adolphus, Chairman of the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly, Ms. Tate is "well-spoken," "vibrant and funny at times." 

Congratulations to Marlon Hill, host of The People's Politics aired at 4:00 pm on Caribbean Riddims (3:00 to 6:00 p.m.) on WHIM 1080AM Saturdays. Hill was awarded the Best Communicator of Year on Independent Radio from Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA) on Wednesday at the Hilton Hotel in Miami. The annual awards honors agencies, businesses and individuals who make a positive impact in the black community. 

Miami – 1.23.17 – On Monday, MDX held a groundbreaking event to formally mark the start of construction of the Dolphin Station Park and Ride Transit Terminal Facility, a 12 bus bay station with more than 800 parking spaces for commuters. 

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