Today is Tuesday, November 29, and with a look at some of the top stories making the news today across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, I’m Suzette Speaks for CNW90.
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Here’s a look at our top stories:
After losing February’s general election and the November 28 local government election to the Jamaica Labor Party, supporters of Jamaica’s Peoples National Party are concerned with the future of the organization. While PNP’s secretary Paul Burke and deputy general secretary Julian Robinson tried consoling supporters over Monday’s defeat, PNP leader Portia Simpson Miller was a no show.
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel who will be sworn in for a second term in January says as head of the nation’s largest fully-accredited Sheriff’s agency, BSO is expected to set a national example. Israel stated crime in Broward is currently at a historic low, and he plans to implement initiatives and programs to make Broward safer and more united than ever before.
South Florida seniors who receive Medicare will begin paying more as of January 1. According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Part B Medicare premiums have increased to $134 dollars. However, for seniors who receive Social Security benefits, the increase will go from $104.90 to $109 monthly.
Jamaican Olympic champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce who surprised many people when she left her former training club ‘MVP’ and its head coach Stephen Francis following the August Rio Olympics, has returned to ‘MVP’. A source close to a new track and field Club in Santa Cruz, Jamaica where Fraser-Pryce has been training confirmed she has returned to her former club.
Now, here’s what’s trending:
Leaders from several countries including Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and leaders from South Africa, Venezuela and Bolivia attended a special memorial mass and rally for the late Cuban President Fidel Castro at Havana’s Plaza de la Revolucion yesterday evening. Cuba is in the midst of 9 days of mourning since Castro died on November 25.
For today’s weather forecast:
Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 84 and a low of 71. Partly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 81 and a low of 74.
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