Happy Monday everyone! Today is February 27. We’re taking a look at some of the top stories that are making the news across your Caribbean-American community … Good Afternoon and welcome I’m Megan Small, and you’re watching CNW90. The coverage today is brought to you by Grace Soups: Spice up your kitchen with Grace Soups today. Genuine Caribbean taste enjoyed worldwide!
Authorities in South Florida are implementing measures to combat the effect of climate change which has resulted in rising sea levels and water invading communities close to the coast. Moves by Broward County to order the drawing of new flood maps and the City of Fort Lauderdale to raise the height requirement for sea walls are some of the methods being sed between Palm Beach and the Florida Keys.
The son of Boxing King, Muhammad Ali, was detained and questioned for hours by immigration officials at the Hollywood International Airport recently. Muhammad Ali Jr and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were returning from Jamaica when they were pulled from a line. Camacho-Ali was allowed to go but, Ali Jr, despite being born in Philadelphia and possessing an American passport was detained for two hours.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise has tipped a relatively unknown medical doctor to be Haiti’s new Prime Minister. The choice of Jack Guy Lafontant as prime minister of the impoverished Caribbean country came two weeks after Moise took power as president.
English County cricket club Derbyshire has ended their pursuit of West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels ahead of the upcoming domestic season. In a statement, the East Midlands club said their decision had been reached “in view of recent events”. Samuels was recently left out of the West Indies limited overs squad to face England next month.
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A recent call by former Jamaican Youth and Culture Minister, Lisa Hanna, for the music of imprisoned dancehall star, Vybz Kartel to be banned from radio has drawn several response including from Jamaican Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, who stated that education and not censorship is the solution to stem the moral decay in Jamaican society.
For tomorrows weather forecast
It will be partly cloudy in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties with a High of 84 degrees and a low of 70. For more information on these and other stories, visit us online at Caribbeannationalweekly.com. Make Sure to pick up your copy of the National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean American outlet.
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