A look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 6, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
All Aboard Florida, the highly anticipated new passenger train service between Miami and Orlando, unveiled the brightly colored designs of their high tech trains at yesterday’s press conference. The service, which plans to begin operations in 2017, will offer 16 round trips a day, covering the distance between the two cities within 3 hours.
Miami Dade County leaders, including Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Chairman Jean Monestime, led yesterday’s launch of the Office of New Americans of Miami-Dade County. As part of the national Cities for Citizenship initiative, the new service will connect eligible immigrants to financial and legal counseling for the naturalization process.
To support their fundraising efforts, the Immaculate Conception High School Alumni Association, Florida Chapter, is hosting their 25th annual Gala, set for this Saturday, starting 7 pm at the Renaissance Hotel in Plantation. The formal affair will include dinner, dancing and a silent auction.
In sports, New York Red Bulls striker Bradley Wright-Phillips has again put off Jamaica’s invitation to their national team the Reggae Boyz, choosing instead to focus on his club career. Though not entirely ruling the move out, the league’s leading scorer has insisted that he still needs more time to mull over the decision.
New shocking viral ISIS recruitment video features young children from Trinidad, shown with their father and Trinidadian ISIS fighter Abu Zayd al-Muhajir. 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 sunny in Broward County with a high of 89 and a low of 72. For Miami-Dade, mostly sunny with a high of 88 and a low of 71. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.