A look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 4th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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

Here’s a look at our top stories:

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President Barack Obama will campaign for Hillary Clinton tomorrow in Miami Gardens at the Florida Memorial University Athletic Arena. At a rally, President Obama will lay out the high stakes of November’s election for Florida families and highlight Clinton’s vision for an America. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

 

North Miami city Mayor, Dr. Smith Joseph will host a Zika Awareness Town Hall meeting giving residents a chance to ask questions, address concerns and find helpful tips relating to the Zika virus. Despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifting a travel advisory on Wynwood in Miami-Dade County, the fear of the mosquito borne virus is biting into Florida’s $90 billion travel industry with 30 percent fewer flights being booked to Miami.

 

Jr. Carnival started the anticipated Carnival season Saturday at the Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill, with a parade of children and young adults celebrating Caribbean heritage. Adding to the diversity of South Florida, the event included a costume competition, kid fun zone, face painting and more. First place for Bands went to Heritage TNT, Queen went to Jazeem DeGannes and king to Jadan Chan Tack.

In sports:

The Jamaica Football Federation has announced the Caribbean Cup-qualifying match between Jamaica and Suriname set for tomorrow at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in St Andrew has been postponed. The delay of the match is due the heavy rain and winds expected from the passing of Hurricane Matthew over the island.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Hurricane Matthew has made landfall in Haiti this morning as a Category 4 Hurricane with 145 mile per hour winds. Both Florida and North Carolina have declared a state of emergency after expecting the storm to turn west and hit South Florida.

For today’s weather forecast:

Scattered ThunderStorms in Broward County with a high 86 of and a low of 79. Scattered Storms in Miami-Dade, with a high of 87 and a low of 78.

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 Goldson Spine and Rehabilitation Center, who reminds you “after a car accident call, Goldson Spine.”

You’ve been watching CNW90, I’m Suzette Speaks.

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