With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 2nd, 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:

On Monday Oct 31, Miami Judge Michael Hanzman ruled against a lawsuit filed by Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Raquel Regalado in her attempt to disqualify her opponent incumbent Mayor Carlos Giminez from being on the county ballot in the general elections. Regalado claimed Giminez paid the county election office with a bad check for his election registration fees. However, in his ruling the judge stated the electoral office had returned the check to the mayor to correct an incorrect date, and the check wasn’t returned by his bank for insufficient funds.

US Congresswomen Republican Ros-Lehtinen and Democrat Frederica Wilson recently visited Haiti for a first-hand witness of the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew and discuss details of relief efforts needed from the US. During their visit the Congresswomen was able to ascertain the scope of the disaster, and determine the extent, type and priorities of the relief required. They also received information on necessary measures need to be taken in Haiti to cope with the potential worsening of the cholera outbreak.

Grammy-nominated reggae artist, Matisyahu announced the release of his latest EP, ‘Release The Bound’. The five-track set scheduled for a November 18 release date, will be distributed by Thirty Tigers. According to the Jewish-American reggae vocalist, the concept of the album will leave listeners in a spiritual mood.

In sports:

Jamaica under-17 national team will contest a friendly home match against the United States today at the National Stadium East Field, and on November 6 at Winchester Park. Both teams are preparing for the next CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Panama in April. On Sunday, Jamaica will open a training camp at the Jamaica Football Federation Technical Centre at the University of the West Indies.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Maria Daly, the wife of a Massachusetts cop allegedly staged a robbery and vandalized her own home to make it look like Black Lives Matters supporters were involved. She reported a break-in at the couple’s home telling police $10,000 worth of jewelry and money had been stolen in addition to spray-painting the letters ‘BLM’, a popular acronym for the Black Lives Matter movement.

For today’s weather forecast:

Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 84 and a low of 71. Mostly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 82 and a low of 74.

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

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You’ve been watching CNW90, I’m Suzette Speaks.



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