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Jean Monestime, 1st Haitian American Miami-Dade Commission chairman sworn

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Jean Monestime, 1st Haitian American Miami-Dade Commission chairman sworn

Here is a picture of Jean Monestime on January 16, 2015 as became the 1st Haitian American Miami-Dade Commission chairman.

Commissioner Monestime breaks barriers, becoming first Haitian-American Chairman

Jean Monestime has achieved another distinction in his career. He has been elected hands down by his fellow Miami-Dade Commissioners as chairman, the first Haitian-American to be so honored. In 2010 Monestime also served as Miami-Dade's first Haitian-American commissioner.

At the swearing-in ceremony Monestime talked about plans to lift South Florida citizens up from poverty. He expressed his gratitude to the residents of District 2, who have placed their trust in him to serve their interests.

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