News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 12, 2016: Christmas is now 13 days away from today and what better way to boost the warmth of the season than with some gifts ideas from the Caribbean. Here are 13 gifts NewsAmericasNow editors have picked that won’t break your budget or the bank for that Caribbean person on your list or the one who can’t get enough of this amazing region.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – On November 16, 2016, the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women elected its officers for 2016-2017. Marie Woodson was elected Chairwoman. Ms. Woodson is an Assistant Director with the Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department. She has served on the Commission for Women as a Vice-Chair and is an avid public servant and strong advocate for women and families.
Miami – December 12, 2016 - December 8, 2016 will be a day the Richmond-Perrine Giants Jr. Varsity dance team will never forget. The South Miami-Dade dance team won the coveted Southeastern division National Title in Orlando, Fl. Performing the hit “The Wiz” by introducing the original Song from the wizard of Oz with a ballet duo from Dorothy and then blending The Wiz with Jazz and Hip hop to seal this year’s National Title and helped secure a first in our Optimist Club, being the first Dance/Cheer team and Football Team in the Same Division (JR. Varsity) to win a National Title at the same time.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 9, 2016:There are hundreds of Caribbean nationals in US jails across the country who will have to spend another Christmas behind bars this year, including five that are more well-known across the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora. They are: