The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust today approved a settlement with North Miami City Clerk Michael Etienne, who was accused of exploiting his official position in connection with city travel. According to the complaint (C 18-28-07), in October 2015, Etienne requested and received funds to take part in a conference in California, but never attended.
On August 1, 2018, over 80 students participated in the annual Caribbean Emancipation Day/Juneteenth Infusion celebration that was held at the Church of the Atonement in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. This two part event was hosted by the Greater Caribbean American Cultural Coalition in association with Mayor Hazelle Rogers. Part one of the event began at 2pm and involved students discussing the similarities between Caribbean Emancipation and Juneteenth. Later in the evening, during the reception, awards and recognition were presented by various dignitaries.
MIAMI – Kiara Finlay, a recent graduate of Miami Lakes Educational Center, plans to study English at Georgetown University this fall. She dreams of one day becoming an attorney, judge, and ultimately a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. She was able to take the first step towards that goal by completing an internship as part of Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan’s Summer Youth Internship Initiative (SYII).
North Miami, Florida – It is with profound sorrow that Sant La shares its heartfelt condolences with the Fils-Aimé family and the community for the passing of Daniel Fils-Aimé, Sr. at the age of 76 on Tuesday July 31, 2018.