2022 Miami Beach Hispanic Heritage Award Winners

(Miami Beach, FL) Sep 23, 2022 -

The Miami Beach Hispanic Affairs Committee has announced the winners of the 2022 Hispanic Heritage Awards, which will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 11 during a 6 p.m. ceremony at the Normandy Shores Golf Course (2401 Biarritz Dr.).


“Miami Beach is home to a large and robust population from many countries,” explained Hispanic Affairs Committee Chairperson Gabriel J. Paez. “We are once again pleased to acknowledge the vast contributions of Hispanic individuals and their cultures to our community.”


The following individuals and businesses were selected to receive Hispanic Heritage awards:




  • Bella Cuba


Outstanding Business Entrepreneur

  • Jamil Dib



  • Silvia Parra



  • Monica Torres


Public Safety Personnel

  • Boriquen “Bo” Hall


Hispanic Community Member

  • Alberto Ravelo


Honorary Hispanic Community Member

  • Mark Samuelian


Social Service Provider

  • Alba Tarre

Honorable Mentions

  • Daisy Tarafa
  • Enilda Thomas


Youth Under 18 Involved in Community Service

  • Karem Canonico



The Hispanic Affairs Committee is an advisory body to the City Commission and the administration on matters pertaining to the Hispanic community of the City of Miami Beach.