A look at some of the top stories making the news today, July 11th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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Here’s a look at our top stories.

Tensions has escalated between activists and law enforcement after the killing of two nonviolent black men and 5 officers in Dallas last week. In Miami, a large group of peaceful Black Lives Matter supporters shut down interstate 395 and in Fort Lauderdale,  as supporters walked to the Broward County Courthouse and then the county jail. More protest are expected to be take place over the coming months.

The people of Trinidad and Tobago along with the Caribbean bid farewell to former prime minister Patrick Manning Saturday. A state funeral was held to honor the personal and political life, of the man described as a visionary who transformed the local economy, and contributed significantly to regional integration.

Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, has pushed the release of her gospel album ‘When God Speaks’ to July 22. Hall said the release which was set for last Friday ran into a few printing issues but fans can pre-order it now. The album includes mixture of reggae, soca and soul music, and the tracksYou Are Worthy, Room in My House, and I Had Jesus.

In Sports, West Indies cricket captain, Denesh Ramdin, has expressed shock at the decision to exclude him from the West Indies squad for the upcoming four Test series against India in the Caribbean. On Wednesday Ramdin chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne said he needs to improve his average of 28.14 gained in the recent one-day international tri-series against Australia and South Africa.

Here’s a look at what’s Trending:

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, issued a statement  on the weekend on the Facebook live video shooting of unarmed Minnesota man Philander Castile. In a Facebook post Zuckerberg said he hopes there will never be a video of this nature on the social media site  – adding that coming together to build a more open and connected world is important and there’s still a far way to go.

For todays weather forecast:

Partly cloudy in Broward County with a high of 91 and a low of 79. Partly Cloudy as well in Miami-Dade, with a high of 90 and a low of 80.

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.

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