A look at some of the top stories making the news today, August 23rd, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

Today’s news is brought to you by the Goldson Spine and Rehabilitation Center, who reminds you “After a car accident, Call Goldson Spine.”

Here’s a look at our top stories:

North Miami’s city council approved a plan to build a Chinatown arts and business district with Asian-owned commercial businesses, tech start-up companies, Chinese artwork and restaurants. Some residents say that the proposed district is outside of the unofficial Chinatown area and believe the area will focus more on strip malls rather than the high concentration of Asian immigrants living in the area.

The 35th International Reggae and World Music Awards is scheduled to be held at the Coral Springs Center on October 2. This year’s nominee’s for the Bob Marley Award for Entertainer of the Year include: Beres Hammond, Ziggy Marley and Spice. Best Male Vocalist nominees include Christopher Martin, Nesbeth, and Tarrus Riley.

Let’s take a look at sports:

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers battled against the Ottawa Fury FC Saturday night scoring two goals in the second-half to pull away to a North American Soccer League win. Carl Howarth gained the second goal in the 28th minute and Italian striker, Amauri scored his second goal of the game in the 77th minute. However, an own goal by Rafael Alves gave the Strikers a win of 3-1.

And now, here’s what’s trending:

The management team of world recorder holder in the 100 and 200 meter run, Usain Bolt, issued a warning to violators of the athlete’s intellectual property rights. In a published statement, Bolt’s “UB Management team” says they will take legal action against people using his trademarks and image to advertise their products and services without authorization.

For today’s weather forecast:

Partly cloudy in Broward County with a high of 93 and a low of 78. Partly cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 90 and a low of 80.

For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com. Remember to pick up this week’s copy of our Caribbean National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean – American outlet.

Today’s news is brought to you by the Goldson Spine and Rehabilitation Center, who reminds you “After a car accident, Call Goldson Spine.”

You’ve been watching CNW90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey.

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