A look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 22, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
Miami Dade Commission Chairman Jean Monestime is condemning a recent job ad declaring “No Haitian” should apply, from south florida-based home health aid company, Interim Healthcare. The company has since apologized for the ad, posted in a New York City pennysaver for their New York branch, calling it unacceptable and offensive.
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, will arrive in Miami tomorrow to deliver keynote address at the 17th annual Eric Williams Memorial Lecture at Florida International University. The Prime Minister will discuss the Caribbean’s new place in changing U.S./Cuba relations.
The City of Miami Gardens celebrated yesterday the life and work of community advocate, Georgia Ayers, declaring October 21st at Georgia Ayers Day, in her honor. Ayers, who passed away in February this year, founded the Alternative Program, to help thousands of first-time offenders find a second chance.
In sports, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association president Raymond Tim Kee has sacked his general secretary Sheldon Phillips weeks ahead of the organization’s general elections. According to a statement, Phillips was fired for “failure to adhere to directives regarding the operational activities of the FA.”
Vice President Joe Biden has announced he is not planning to run for president. 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:
Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 85 and a low of 73. For Miami-Dade, partly cloudy with a high of 85 and a low of 72. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.