Happy Monday, today is December 19 and we’re taking a look at some of the top stories that are making the news across your Caribbean-American community here in South Florida, For CNW90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey

The news today is brought to you by Grace Aloe, Aloe Vera Drink, Refreshingly Delicious.

Here’s a look at our top stories:

The city of Lauderhill Mayor, Richard Kaplan is planning to introduce a program to officially recognize sites within the city with historical significance. The 2017 program will recognize two such sites every year in Lauderhill and with the help of the cities historical museum, the city is making efforts to preserve its history with photographs, and artifacts.

The Government of Jamaica is fast-tracking plans for the construction of the new multi-story headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade building. The building which is to be located on Port Royal Street in downtown Kingston is in conjunction with the country’s mission to restore and revitalize the area.

Former Jamaica Fashion Model Parisa Fitz-Henley has been cast in the new NBC series Midnight, Texas. Fitz Henley plays Fiji Cavanaugh, a witch and owner of a shop called ‘The Inquiring Mind’. The 39 year old got into acting in 2002 with a walk-on role in the film Death Of A Dynasty and has since appeared in Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and House of Cards.

In Sports:

At the end of the CASA youth soccer classic held over the weekend at the Lauderhill Sports Park, the Fort Lauderdale strikers won the tournament with 9 points followed by Jamaica’s under 2o close behind with 7 points. The three day tournament was open to boys ages 15 to 19 years old and featured teams from various Caribbean countries.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

General Manger of the Jamaica Tallawahs Muhammad Khan says batsman Chris Gayle will be missed as he is leaving the team to join the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots ahead of the new Caribbean Premier League season.

For today’s weather forecast:

Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 84 and a low of 71. Partly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 82 and a low of 73.

For more information on these and other stories, visit

Caribbean nationalweekly.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 Grace Aloe. Aloe Vera drink, Refreshingly Delicious.”

I’m Jahlisa Harvey, and this has been CNW90

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