One thing we can celebrate this holiday season is that it has not been a good year for dictators.
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said she is thrilled to see change come to Egypt but is concerned where that change will lead.
Egyptian Americans living in South Florida continue to monitor the historic events in their homeland. Many are rejoicing after president Hosni Mubarak resigned while others are concerned about an incoming leader.
Thousands of Egyptians living in South Florida are watching events unfold a world away, and they’re holding their breath.
A South Florida mother who used Facebook to organize the “Rally for a Free Egypt” last week in Boca Raton saw even more people turn out to support her cause at another rally on Sunday in Ft. Lauderdale.
The fight for freedom across Egypt is being watched very closely here by South Florida’s Egyptian community.
The 5 p.m. service at St. John The Baptist Coptic Orthodox Church in Miramar offered prayers Sunday night for the people back home in Egypt.
In Miami people from a variety of backgrounds gathered Saturday at the Torch of Friendship, but these voices were not raised in anger, instead they came together in a show of support for the protesters overseas.