South Florida celebrates Jamaica's independence

Miami-Dade, Broward Counties holding events

Published On: Aug 02 2012 12:57:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 05 2012 08:26:57 PM EDT

South Florida is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica's independence from the United Kingdom on Monday with several events.

In Downtown Miami, the Consulate General of Jamaica is lighting the Freedom Tower as Jamaica's national colors.

In Miramar, South Florida Jamaica Flag Day is being held at the Miramar Town Center from 4 - 8 p.m. The flag raising ceremony begins at 6 p.m.

Click here for a list of other events celebrating Jamaica's independence.