Hurricane Dorian

CBS Miami: “Facing South Florida: State Rep. Shevrin Jones Talks Rebuilding Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian”

This week, “Facing South Florida” host Jim DeFede sat down with State Rep. Shevrin Jones. Jones, who represents a portion of Broward County, is a Bahamian. He has already visited the Bahamas since the storm. Jones and DeFede discussed what he saw and what he says needs to be done, such as suspending visa requirements, to help …

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NPR: “Florida Lawmaker Presses Trump To Waive Visa Requirements For Bahamians”

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Florida state Rep. Shevrin Jones about a plan to bring Bahamians to the U.S. for assistance after Hurricane Dorian. TRANSCRIPT: MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Hurricane Dorian is slowly heading north towards Nova Scotia today after tornadoes and storm surges caused extensive damage to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We’ll hear …

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Sun Sentinel: “My family and others in the Bahamas face long road to recovery after Dorian. Our island neighbors need South Florida’s help.”

[Opinion Editorial by Rep. Shevrin Jones]   My family in the Bahamas — including cousins, uncles, and aunts who call Pine Wood, Nassau, and Freeport home — is grappling with extensive flooding and property damage following Hurricane Dorian, but are thankfully all safe and accounted for after surviving the worst storm in the island nation’s …

Sun Sentinel: “My family and others in the Bahamas face long road to recovery after Dorian. Our island neighbors need South Florida’s help.” Read More »