A look at some of the top stories making the news today, August 25th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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Here’s a look at our top stories:

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The Florida Caribbean Students Association of South Florida has been certified as an official Florida Third Party Voter Registration Organization. The certification means the group can now register voters on college campuses and communities across Florida. In preparation for participation in National Voter Registration Day on September 27, the group will join thousands of other businesses, organizations, and election officials to elevate civic engagement and participation in the democratic process.

As reports of confrontations between law enforcement and citizens continue, residents of South Florida are encouraged several local police departments are responding to the public’s appeal to wear body cameras. Joining the decisions made by other police departments the City of Pembroke Pines in Broward County also plans to phase in use of the cameras in 2017.

A new entertainment event is coming to South Florida’s Caribbean Diaspora. “Once A Month,” presented by local radio personality, Luther Mack, kicks off this Saturday with a night dedicated to the music of the 90’s. The event features reggae songstress Nadine Sutherland and dancehall comedian Professor Nuts, and will be held at the Luxurious Ballroom in Fort Lauderdale, starting at 9 pm.

Let’s take a look at sports:

International cricket returns to South Florida this weekend with, India, and T20 world champions, West Indies, scheduled to play two T20 International games at the Central Broward Regional Stadium in Lauderhill. The matches will start at 10 am. Tickets for the 15,000 seat stadium are already sold out.

And now, here’s what’s trending:

Guyanese President David Granger is suggesting there’s a possibility the private use of ganja could be allowed in Guyana in the near future. The Cabinet is awaiting advice and recommendations from the Ministries of Public Health and Public Security on how to move ahead with the issue.

For today’s weather forecast:

Scattered Thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 90 and a low of 78. Scattered storms in Miami-Dade, with a high of 87 and a low of 81.

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 Grace Aloe. Aloe Vera Drink, refreshingly Delicious!

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