Today is Monday, December 5 and with a look at some of the top stories making the news today across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, I’m Jahlisa Harvey for CNW90.
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Here’s a look at our top stories:
Haiti’s Justice Minister Camille Edouard Junior has warned protestors against breaking the Public Order Act as citizens take to the streets in protest against Jovenel Moise who won the November 20th presidential election. In a statement, the minister also said that the protestors should remember that while they have the right to demonstrate, it is still unlawful to destroy or burn property or to assault others.
Jamaica Awareness Incorporated and Jamaica United Relief Association are set to host an informational session on the life and achievements of former Jamaican Prime Minster Michael Manley. The Memorial Lecture will be held on December 10th to commemorate Manley’s 92nd birthday. It will be held at the University’s Davie campus in the Liberal Arts Building, room 120 starting at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The city of Lauderdale Lakes is set to present their annual Magical Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Block Party. The holiday spectacular is scheduled for this Friday at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Samuel Brown Monument on State Road 7. There will be live performances and a Kids Zone filled with snow and bounce houses. The event is free and open to the public.
Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls Netball team took home a deserved win over England’s Roses, with a score of 64-57 in Coventry yesterday. With that win, Jamaica took the Three-Test international series 2-1. After the first quarter England took a narrow 15-14 lead but Jamaica came back strong to hold a 29-23 advantage at half-time.
Now, here’s what’s trending:
Former Jamaican Minister of Finance Dr. Peter Phillips and former National Security Minister Peter Bunting, members of the Opposition Peoples National Party, have declared their intent to seek leadership of the party succeeding Portia Simpson Miller who announced she’s stepping down. There’re speculation the leadership election could be as early as march, 2017.
For today’s weather forecast:
Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 83 and a low of 75. Partly cloudy in Miami-Dade as well, with a high of 81 and a low of 76.
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