A look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 30, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

Miami Dade Public School District has issued an official reprimand against former North Miami High Principal Alberto Iber. The District, however, has not decided on any repostings for Iber, who is now restricted to administrations. Iber was removed after he made controversial comments on social media supporting a Texas cop shown in a viral video for his hostile arrest of black teens at a pool party.

The Grace Kennedy Foundation are calling for applicants among the Jamaican Diaspora for the 2016 Jamaican Birthright Internship program. The winner will work at a Grace Kenney subsidiary linked to their field of study, as well as become immerse in various cultural programs. Only applicant with Jamaican parentage qualify. The deadline is November 30th.

West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons has been suspended for criticizing the One-Day team selection process for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour. Only appointed six months ago, Trinidadian slammed the omission of Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo, claiming there had been “outside interference” in the selection process.

What’s trending:
FIFA has announced their former vice president Jack Warner has been banned from football for life, following allegations of corruption.
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For Today’s Weather Forecast:
Scattered Thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 92 and a low of 76. For Miami-Dade, scattered thunderstorms with a high of 89 and a low of 75.
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