A look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 18, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
Major for-profit college operator Education Management Corp, which owns 3 campus in South Florida, including The Art Institutes, have paid out $95.5 million to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Justice over its unlawful recruitment tactics. The deal also includes $6.5 million in loan forgiveness for Florida students.
The Miami-Dade Police Department has identified the person responsible for a rash of vehicle burglaries in Northwest Miami-Dade. Detectives were able to confirm that Mario Thomas is responsible for five separate incidents. Anyone with information of his whereabouts is urged to contact 911 or crime stoppers.
Celebrating their further expansion into South Florida, Golden Krust will host two official grand openings for their newest locations – the Palm Lakes Plaza branch, set for Friday, starting 12 pm in Margate, and the Oakland Park Blv. branch in Sunrise, set for this Saturday at 12 pm.
German discus throw Olympic champion Robert Harting has called for investigations into Jamaican athletes following the recent Russian doping revelations. Harting argues that doping is more widespread than just Russia and pointed to Kenya and Jamaica as the main suspects for drug enhancement among athletes.
Following an arbitration process, Kimberly Singh has been reinstated as Miss World T&T 2015 and will represent the twin-island republic in China in December. For more on what’s trending, follow us on Facebook and Instagram at Caribbean National Weekly, and on Twitter at National Weekly.
For Today’s Weather Forecast:
Mostly cloudy in Broward County with a high of 83 and a low of 76. For Miami-Dade, mostly cloudy with a high of 83 and a low of 75. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.