A look at some of the top stories making the news today, July 15th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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Here’s a look at our top stories.

Florida’s first Haitian-American judge, Fred Seraphin, is working hard to retain his seat after 15 years on the bench. As the only Haitian judge in Miami,  the possibility of his losing is raising concerns within the Caribbean  American community. Voters go the polls for judicial and other offices in the August 30 primary.

A one-day Summer Aviation Academy is being brought to the Miramar City Hall for children and teens in 5th through 12th grades. In a partnership between Mayor Wayne Messam, Kellstrom Defense Aerospace and S.A.F.E.E. Flight, the free program will allow attendees to participate in flight simulators, direct aircrafts as air traffic controllers, learn about the Civil Air Patrol and more. The program will be held Tuesday, July 26th, from 9 am to Noon.

Soca sensation, Rupee, will replace Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons as the headline act to perform on the Main Stage at the 6th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York.

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is scheduled for this Sunday, July 17th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens.

In Sports, Barbados’ chef de mission, Dr Adrian Lorde, announced a 12-member Olympics team, highlighted by multi event star Akela Jones and Bajan tennis ace Darian King. The team was officially named yesterday morning at the Barbados Olympic Association for next month’s Summer Games in Brazil.

Here’s a look at what’s Trending:

Terrorists attack France once again. In yesterdays attack, a lone man drove through the crowd in the resort town of Nice as hundreds attended Bastille day celebrations.

For todays weather forecast:

Scattered Storms in Broward County with a high of 90 and a low of 79. Mostly cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 91 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.

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