â€œWeâ€™re thrilled about Jamaicaâ€™s partnership with such as an established legacy brand,â€ said John Lynch, Jamaicaâ€™s Director of Tourism. â€œAs weâ€™re constantly seeking opportunities in an array of target markets, Disneyâ€™s arrival will further strengthen Jamaicaâ€™s positioning in the family market. Our Historic Falmouth Cruise Port was built specifically for the island to have the capacity to receive mega ships, which has resulted in substantial growth in our cruise passenger arrivals,â€ he added.
This classic ballet is a perfect holiday spectacle for children and adults alike. Donâ€™t miss a little girlâ€™s dreamlike journey to the magical Land of the Sweets, the Sugarplum Fairy, dazzling costumed characters, and of course, Tchaikovskyâ€™s beautiful score. Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman, The Nutcracker is a timeless production that will entertain and delight the entire family.
To be young, in love and in Paris... Puccini's La bohÃ¨me. Did you know the hit Broadway musical Hollywood Rent was inspired by an opera? Come see the original story in all its glory at the Arsht Center and Broward Center. If you've never experienced this opera, now is your chance. If you've seen La bohÃ¨me before, you don't want to miss the timeless music, the riveting story, and the opera that is, arguably, the most popular in the world. Award winning Ailyn PÃ©rez, featured in Opera News and Vanity Fair will steal your heart as MimÃ¬, while Mexican tenor Arturo ChacÃ³n-Cruz dazzles in the role of Rodolfo.Â
Miami-Dade County officials are urging residents to get up and go. Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle sponsored a resolution supporting First Lady Michelle Obama's, Let's Move campaign, aimed at reducing childhood obesity in the United States. The Miami-Dade County Commission passed the legislation on Tuesday, July 20, expanding the program to target both adults and children in Miami with a public awareness campaign. Also a strong supporter of the campaign is Commissioner Rebeca Sosa, who co-sponsored the legislation.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Florida has one of the highest obesity rates in the country with 24.4 percent of the population classified with a Body Mass Index* (BMI) of 30 or more. People who are overweight or obese have been shown to have a greater risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, cancers, stroke, hypertension, and other health problems.