A look at some of the top stories making the news today, July 13th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
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Here’s a look at our top stories.
Broward Sheriff’s Office officials are listening to South Florida Caribbean American pastors speaking out on behalf of the community asking for change after the shooting in Dallas. According to BSO deputies, officials will re-evaluate how their officers will be trained moving forward. Yesterday, pastors and community leaders met with Broward Sheriff Scott Israel to make the appropriate changes.
Haiti’s Prime Minister, Jean Charles says the Hatian government will bear the cost of the October 9 presidential and legislative chamber elections after the United States and the European Union said they were not in a position to do so. Charles says that so far, they have a large part of the money and now it is only to complete the administrative work to allow the full financing of election.
Jamaican dancehall deejay Agent Sasco, formerly known as Assassin, takes on economic issues in his latest single “Stronger”. Set in Jamaica, the video tells the story of an independent banana farmer who is faced with social struggles in an effort to provide for his family. The reggae deejay will be at the Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise in Miami on November 14.
In Sports, Longtime Manhattan College assistant track & field coach, Joe Ryan, has been named head coach of the Guyanese National Team for next month’s Games in Rio. This will be Ryan’s third straight Olympic appearance as a part of the Guyanese delegation. Ryan served as head coach at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and head coach at the 2015 World Championships.
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Jamaica’s education Minister, Ruel Reid, took to Facebook threatening to impose sanctions and seize control of school boards that fail to adhere to the Government’s new auxiliary fee policy bringing the him into a fresh round of controversy with administrators. Reverend David Gosse, board chairman of Ardenne High School, said he is concerned with the fact that Reid is sending out signals that are “not very wise”.
For todays weather forecast:
Scattered Storms in Broward County with a high of 92 and a low of 78. Scattered Storms as well in Miami-Dade, with a high of 91 and a low of 80.
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