Feature: Homeless in South Florida: A Caribbean tale of pain and need where there is plenty

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By Youri Kemp
Caribbean News Now associate editor

MIAMI, USA — Homelessness has reached a staggering and alarming level in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida, according to local community activist, Gloria Lewis, a Barbadian living in the area who has been taking care of people in desperate need and down on their luck.

Gloria, a Barbadian national working as a waitress in Fort Lauderdale, along with her husband, Anthony Vargas, founded and operates Care in Action USA, a non-profit organisation that has been delivering hundreds of hot meals every weekend in the South Florida area for over the past several years.

Gloria said that her direct connection to people on the ground in South Florida has given her insight into the homelessness…

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