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Florida Blue honors Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP™

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FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP™ was recognized by the Florida Blue Foundation on April 24th as a state of Florida 2014 Sapphire Award honoree. The program was honored for its innovative approach that is changing lives in Miami and educating 21st century health professionals.

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Lending Circles is coming to Miami

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Documentary: Post-quake Haiti rebuilding, a ‘Fatal Assistance’

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BY JACQUELINE CHARLES
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A year after Haiti-born award-winning filmmaker Raoul Peck first screened his documentary about the international community’s failure to rebuild post-quake Haiti to Haitian and European audiences, the film has finally made its way to South Florida.

Fatal Assistance will be on a limited run Thursday through Sunday at O Cinema Miami Shores at Miami Theater Center, 9806 NE Second Ave. Peck, who lives in Paris and is currently filming in Haiti, will be at the 7:30 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday showings to answer questions. Ticket prices are $10.50 for adults, and $9 for seniors and students. Thursday’s showings are at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Other show times can be viewed on the cinema’s website at www.o-cinema.org.

The film’s South Florida debut is being sponsored by the Green Family Foundation, which also has teamed up with Florida International University’s Latin America and Caribbean Center to screen the film for students and faculty. Peck will speak from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami, ACII Bldg, Room 161.

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Green's blue horizon

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Businessman, philanthropist and former US ambassador to Singapore Steven Green had to endure his beloved Dorothea I sinking, yet with the third incarnation of the yacht now traversing the world’s oceans, his passion for open seas is undimmed.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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March 8 is International Women’s Day.

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

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