With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 12th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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Here’s a look at our top stories:

The City of Lauderdale Lakes has come across another controversial allegation. Reports state that the city finance director, while working in Opa-Locka, violated city laws by using some $1 million in resident and business owner’s utility deposits to balance the budget.

During a news conference held at the Little Haiti Community Center in Miami, human rights activist made a call for the U.S. to reverse last month’s warning to once again deport Haitian migrants. With the death toll in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew hitting over one thousand people, former State Rep Phillip Brutus called it “an abomination.”

OIC of South Florida will be hosting forum and panel next week Monday and Tuesday to address the challenges facing the middle working class. The two-day forum will include a panel discussion featuring Miami Dade commissioner Jean Monestime, and President & CEO Beatrice Louissaint. The event is free and open to the public, however, organizers ask that you RSVP in order to reserve a spot.

In sports:

For the North American Soccer League, tonight at 7 p.m. the Jacksonville Armada FC will take on the Indy Eleven at the Community first park. Indy Eleven is currently in its third season of play. FAs part of the home teams Breast Cancer Awareness Night, fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match to support the fight against the deadly disease.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

After arresting of an ex-student for carrying a loaded gun to Coral Springs High school, police also discovered a journal from a current student threatening to commit a school shooting quote “worse than Columbine, Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook.” Sebastian Darrah was arrested yesterday and admitted to posting the hostile words on social media but claims he did not intend to shoot anyone.

 For today’s weather forecast:

Scattered Showers in Broward County with a high 85 of and a low of 74. Scattered Showers in Miami-Dade, with a high of 84 and a low of 75.

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

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