A look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 18th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
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Here’s a look at our top stories:
This Thursday President Barack Obama will campaign for Hillary Clinton in Miami Gardens. President Obama will discuss the importance of November’s election for Florida families and highlight Clinton’s vision for America. President Obama will also urge voters to take advantage of early voting, which begins on Monday, October 24.
Following his ruling to extend the deadline for Florida’s voter registration, US District Judge Mark Walker has ruled in favor to a lawsuit filed by the Florida Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee. Now, Florida voters will not be rejected if they’re signature does not match the signature election offices have on file. The argument is that hundreds of voters have been disenfranchised when mailing in their vote and their signatures did not. Their justification is that voters who mailed in their ballots without signatures were allowed to sign the documents before Election Day.
Third World vocalist ‘Bunny Rugs” was honored by Jamaican government posthumously yesterday on National Heroes Day among several Jamaicans. He was the lead singer on Third World hits like “Now That We Found Love” and “Satamassagana.” He died in February of 2014.
The West Indies women defeated an England by 42 runs in the fourth one-day international. England was well placed at 133 to 1 in Kingston after half-centuries from Tammy Beaumont and Lauren Winfield. Both teams are currently tied at two games each, the fifth and deciding match will be at Sabina Park tomorrow.
Now, here’s what’s trending:
Three men have been charged in connection with a shootout which left the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay dead. Trinity Gay died at a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital Sunday after she was shot in the neck around 4 a.m. during an exchange of gunfire in the parking lot of a nearby restaurant.
For today’s weather forecast:
Partly cloudy in Broward County with a high 85 of and a low of 73. Partly cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 84 and a low of 76.
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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