Its Thursday, March 2. We’re taking a look at some of the top stories that are making the news across your Caribbean-American community.
The American owner of a missionary orphanage in Haiti has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing the children in his care. Daniel Pye, who ran a missionary orphanage in Haiti for years, where he fed and cared for 22 children, has been arrested and “hit with federal charges of sexually abusing some of the minors he was charged to protect.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Operations in Trinidad ands Tobago, Deodath Dulalchan, has lashed out against two incidents where cops in that country were beaten during Carnival.
In the first incident, an officer was assaulted during Jouvert celebrations in Tobago on Monday. While two cops were beaten with board and bitten by an angry mob the same day. Several persons have been arrested in connection with the second incident.
The Jamaican Women of Florida, Inc. (JWOF) has changed its leadership during a fourth annual general meeting of the organization held last Saturday. Camille Edwards, an administrator with the Broward School Board, was elected to succeed local attorney Dahlia Walker-Huntington as the organization’s president. Walker-Huntington and other members of the board terms have expired.
Last year’s finalist, Guyana, were trounced by Jamaica in the opening round of the 2017 City of Lauderhill T20 Int’l Night Cricket Tournament last Saturday. The Jamaicans won the toss and elected to bat then scored a competitive 181 for 4. In reply, Guyana were dismissed for 82 in 19.2 overs
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Carnival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago ended with a bang on Tuesday. Despite persistent showers on the closing day of the world-renowned event, the revelry continued unabated. Among the international personalities who visited the Land of the Hummingbird for Carnival was the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt.
For tomorrows weather forecast
It will be partly cloudy with scattered showers in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties with a High of 86 degrees and a low of 66. 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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