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Lifesaving supplies from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are reaching desperate survivors in quake-shattered Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CRS is distributing food and water from its warehouses in the Haitian capital and the city of Les Cayes. Additional aid is on its way from CRS’ supplies in the neighboring Dominican Republic.
On January 14, 2010 The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners voted for the Office of Chairman Dennis C. Moss to donate $25,000 to Food for the Poor and another $25,000 to the Red Cross, Inc. to help Haiti during these difficult times. Commissioner Katy Sorenson joins in by donating $5,000 to the American Red Cross, Inc and another $5,000 to Doctors without Borders. The Chairman appointed Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson to coordinate the Haiti relief efforts on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, (BCC).
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The Gleaner's Janet Silvera (left) accepting the Hector Bernard/Theodore Sealy Award for Best News Journalist from Ruthlyn Johnson, Senior Communications Officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited at the PAJ Awards in Kingston recently.
The Gleaner Company's Janet Silvera was presented with the prestigious Hector Bernard/Theodore Sealy Award as "Best News Journalist" at the Press Association of Jamaica's (PAJ) National Journalism Awards Ceremony held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel last month.
Image“The Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute will provide a new level of public safety training for both local and federal agencies right in our own backyard, and I’m proud to say that Miami-Dade County will be leading the way for future training institutes nationwide,” said Mayor Alvarez.
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