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Miami-Dade County’s Census 2010 Complete Count Committee along with Miami-Dade Health Department, Florida International University (FIU) Immigration Clinic, South Florida Workforce, Emergency Management Agency International and the U.S. Census Bureau will host a Haitian Census Awareness Weekend starting on Friday, March 26th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Little Haiti Health Center (Census Informational Session) and on Saturday March 27th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Edison Little River Community Center in Little Haiti (Resource Fair).. The Community will be able to receive a host of County Services and assistance for immigration and TPS Service, legal aid, South Florida Workforce, Small Business Development, transit, and much more. An informational session will also be held in City of Homestead at the Emergency Management Agency, International,139 S.W. 1st Avenue, Homestead. The events and activities focus is to encourage persons to complete the forms and be counted.
ImageMiami International Airport’s steady passenger traffic in 2009 despite a full-year of economic recession worldwide made it the busiest airport in Florida and the second-leading airport in the U.S. for international passengers. MIA was one of the few U.S. airports to maintain stable passenger traffic levels last year, serving 33.9 million passengers in 2009 - down only half a percentage point from 2008.
ImageJamaica is set to host the first leg of the Kiteboard Pro World Tour 2010 (KPWT), from March 25 - April 3. The event will take place at Long Bay Beach in the island’s resort area of Port Antonio, a favorite spot of many visitors seeking a picturesque and tranquil Caribbean getaway.
Commissioner Francis Suarez hosts the enrollment for the Golden Passport EASY Card, on March 17, 2010 at the Senior Center Smathers Plaza.(Photo Credit: Jorge Perez City of Miami)
City of Miami District 4 Commissioner Francis Suarez and Miami-Dade Transit teamed up to help residents obtain their Golden Passport EASY Card. Seniors, age 65 and older, are eligible to ride public transit for free with their Golden Passport EASY Card. The card is valid for three years and must be reactivated every third year on the senior’s birth month.