North Miami Mayor, Smith Joseph Honors Trailblazers During Haitian Heritage Month

NORTH MIAMI – North Miami Mayor, Dr. Smith Joseph, will host a private reception sponsored by Humana in commemoration of Haitian Heritage Month on Thursday, May 12th, at 6:00 p.m., in the MOCA Paradise Courtyard.

The Mayor’s Outstanding Community Builders Award Reception will recognize prominent and influential Haitian-American pioneers in the community and abroad.

The event will include remarks by City of Miami Mayor, Tomas Regalado, and Haiti’s Minister of Haitians Living Abroad, Jessy C. Petit Frere, with musical selections by North Miami’s rising star, LaVie, and many others.

Former Haitian President Headlines Miami’s Compas Fest

With a new album and an autobiography, Michel Martelly a.k.a. “Sweet Micky” is relaunching his music career in South Florida, the place where he temporarily ended it six years ago to make a run for the president in Haiti, Miami Herald reported.

The former Haitian president will perform at Cafe Iguana Pines in Pembroke Pines on May 19 , than at Compas Fest where he last performed in 2008.

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