MIAMI – The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board (HAAB) and the Office of Community Advocacy distributed mosquito repellent to South Dade farm worker families on Aug. 25 as part of the effort to prevent the spread of the Zika virus.
MIAMI (August 25, 2016) — In anticipation of possible severe weather conditions, the Miami-Dade Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) offers the following tips:
Miami-Dade County is installing the first air conditioned bus shelter in Florida at the Hialeah Metrorail Station.  MIAMI (August 16, 2016) — Transit is getting cooler! The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) presents an air-conditioned (AC) bus shelter on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. The shelter is the first of its kind in Florida and will be evaluated for use at other locations in Miami-Dade County.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 12, 2016: Proving he is one of the coolest President yet, President Obama on Thursday dropped his summer playlist on Spotify and shockingly, only one Caribbean artiste made the cut. While Potus’ list is indeed eclectic and features both old school and some current hits, the only Caribbean artiste on the list is reggae’s Damian “Jr. Gong Marley.
MIAMI (August 11, 2016) —  In its continued proactive efforts to aggressively control the local mosquito population, Miami-Dade County has expanded treatment of public and private storm drains to prevent mosquito breeding. In addition to routine storm drain treatments by Mosquito Control inspectors, County N.E.A.T. teams and personnel from the Water and Sewer, Transportation and Public Works, and Parks, Recreation and Outdoor Spaces Departments are treating storm drains throughout the County with Mosquito Dunks – donut-shaped tablets that contain Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis or Bti for short (a naturally occurring bacteria that destroys mosquito larvae).
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug, 8, 2016: Several Caribbean teams marching into the opening ceremony of Rio 2016 on Friday night, August 5, 2016, have made the Essence magazine list for best Olympic uniforms. Here are three who made the list and their designers:
MIAMI, FL – The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy will hold its monthly government service events for residents in August.
(Miami, FL August 8, 2016) - Standard and Poor's (S&P) Global Ratings Services recently upgraded the City of Miami's general obligation bond rating to "High Grade" status. This is the second ratings agency this year to upgrade the City to that status. In years past, City of Miami had a "Lower Medium Grade" rating.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Juan C. Zapata will join School Board Member Lubby Navarro and State Representative Jeanette M. Nuñez at a Back-to-School Backpack and School Supply Giveaway Event on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Felix Varela Senior High School cafeteria, 15255 SW 96th St.
MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Miami Gardens Councilman David Williams Jr. co-sponsored Bookmania! to promote youth literacy on July 30 at the City of Miami Gardens Botanical Garden. The event was the brainchild of interns from Commissioner Jordan’s Summer Youth Internship Initiative 2016 class. This year’s students launched and organized the community service project, which was a first for the SYII program.
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