With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, August 11th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, for CNW 90 I’m Suzette Speaks.

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Here’s a look at our top stories.

Some American environmental scientists are claiming that Naled, the spray used to kill mosquitos carry Zika in Wynwood Miami pose an unacceptable risk to human health. However, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Environmental Protection Agency disagree saying the chemicals are a “necessary evil” to downright irresponsible.

Former Opa-locka city manager David Chiverton surrendered to federal authorities this week as he made his first appearance in court on corruption charges. U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said Chiverton is accused of taking official actions to assist and benefit those businesses and individuals in their dealing with the city of Opa-locka. In court, the 51-year-old pleaded not guilty to extortion and bribery charges and requested a trial by jury.

The Grammy Award won by the late reggae icon Peter Tosh in 1987 and one of his famous guitars are now in the possession of a pawn shop in Somerville, Massachusetts.

According to TMZ.com, a family member sold the iconic pieces belonging to Tosh for $6,000.

In Sports,Knight-Wisdom, diver for Team Jamaica in the Rio Olympics, said while he wasn’t completely pleased with the session, he is confident he will get things right in time for his event on Monday, August 15. The 21-year-old will become the first Jamaican male to ever compete in the Olympic diving when he takes off during the 3-meter springboard event.

Let’s take a look at what’s trending

The New York Daily News, in an editorial posted online Tuesday night, called for Trump to end his campaign after the Republican nominee made comments that some people saw as a threat of violence toward candidate Hillary Clinton. The newspaper tweeted a photo of their front page he night before printing which read, “This isn’t a joke anymore” next to a picture of Trump.

For today’s weather forecast:Partly cloudy in Broward County with a high of 89 and a low of 77. Mostly cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 87 and a low of 79.

For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com. Remember to pick up this week’s copy of our Caribbean National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean – American outlet.

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