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The Ambassador of France, Pierre Vimont, receives key to the city presented by Miami Tomás P. Regalado and joined by Miami Commissioner Richard P. Dunn II during visit to the Little Haiti Cultural Arts Center. Photo Credit: Jorge R. Perez, City of Miami.
The French Heritage Language-Miami program consists of a series of creative and educational workshops in French language specially designed for 7 to 15-year-old children of the Haitian community and their parents. The Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, the Consulate General of France in Miami, the Alliance Francaise, and the City of Miami collaborated in organizing the workshops.
ImageThe Government has taken note of the US Narcotics Control Strategy Report of March 2010. The report, while acknowledging that cooperation between Jamaican and US law enforcement agencies remain strong, reflects negatively on the effectiveness of our efforts to combat organized crime, drug trafficking and corruption as well as the delays in enacting legislation to strengthen these efforts.
ImageBroward County Commissioner Albert C. Jones has been appointed by the County Commission to act as the County's liaison for community and government relief efforts to Haiti. Commissioner Jones also accepted an invitation to serve on the Leadership Committee of the Broward County Haitian Relief Task Force.

County Commissioner Albert C. Jones, left, and Chief of Staff Torey Alston
Broward County Commissioner Albert C. Jones today announced Torey L. Alston will serve as Chief of Staff for his office beginning March 1, 2010.

"Torey's experience as a state agency director for two programs along with his roots in Broward has prepared him well to lead our office," said County Commissioner Albert Jones. "Torey is a visionary leader and has fresh, innovative ideas and will serve the people of District 9 well."