With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 13, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, I’m… for CNW 90.
City of Lauderhill resident Latrice Graham has gone missing from a cruise ship after disembarking in Falmouth, Trelawny, in Jamaica. Falmouth police report that Graham, who was a passenger, was last seen at 10.10 am on Wednesday. Authorities are asking the public for any leads on her whereabouts.
The City of Palm Beach Gardens has fired Nouman Raja, the police officer who shot and killed Corey Jones last month. Raja had shot Jones, who was waited for a tow truck in his broken-down SUV off I95. Investigations by multiple agencies into the Oct. 18 officer shooting still are underway.
To promote a healthy lifestyle with Diabetes, the city of Miami Gardens is hosting their 4th annual Diabetes Awareness event, set for this Sunday, November 15, starting 3 pm at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational complex. The event includes healthy food tastings, a Kiddies’ zone, fitness activities, and Health Expert panel discussions.
In sports, Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica cling to World cup hopes, as both teams face crucial CONCACAF World Cup semi-final qualifiers tonight. Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will do battle with Panama in Kingston, while the Soca Warriors face off against Guatemala in Guatemala City.
New Jersey resident Kasia Rivera, who injected silicone into a man’s penis, killing him, could be deported to her native Jamaica, following a 5-year prison term. 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:
Scattered thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 87 and a low of 73. For Miami-Dade, scattered thunderstorms with a high of 86 and a low of 72. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.