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(Miami, FL May 1, 2017) - City of Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez is pleased to announce that Miami had a major victory in its lawsuit against the banks whose predatory lending practices helped cause the City’s foreclosure crisis. In a historic 5-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that cities have standing under the Fair Housing Act to sue banks that employ discriminatory lending practices. This ruling opens the door for the City of Miami to proceed with its lawsuit, which alleges that Bank of America and Wells Fargo discriminated against African American and Hispanic homeowners in their mortgage terms and fees, leading to excessive foreclosures and loss of property tax revenue collected by the City. 
MIAMI – On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Dade County (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosted an evening of spectacular national and local entertainment featuring a diverse group of talented artists hailing from a cross-section of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. “Flip Side” Miami was an evening of fun and relaxation celebrating individuals from various professions with extraordinary artistic talents. Nationally-recognized entertainers – Miami native and world-renowned actor and director Carl Cofield and trumpeter Joey Sommerville from Atlanta were the showcase headliners for the production at Florida Memorial University’s Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts.
Miami, FL April 27, 2017 - The 5th Annual South Florida Youth Summit presented by LEAD Nation in partnership with the Knight Foundation will be May 18, 2017 through May 20, 2017. It is a weekend of knowledge based enrichment activities in an interactive setting. The Summit is the brain child of State Representative and L.E.A.D. Nation co-founder Shevrin Jones.
Caribbean305 celebrates Caribbean cuisine and culture from more than a dozen Caribbean nations.  MIAMI (April 21, 2017) - Flavors from more than a dozen Caribbean nations will be simmering together at Caribbean305, the region's newest culinary and cultural celebration taking place on Miami's Jungle Island on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8 p.m.
News Americas, LAS VEGAS, NV. Thurs. April 13, 2017: A piece of the Caribbean is coming to the desert next weekend! The count-down has begun to the Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean 2017, which kicks off on Saturday April 22ndfrom 11 a.m. between Boulder Plaza and Boulder Avenue in Las Vegas. Vendors representing countries Jamaica, Belize, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Puerto Rico and Barbados as well as several in Latin America will be on hand to offer up delicious food from the region.
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