With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 23rd, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, for CNW 90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey.

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Here’s what’s going on this weekend:

With the controversy surrounding this year’s presidential election, and the right to vote, Commissioner Winston Barnes will host a free Citizenship Drive this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Youth Enrichment Center in Miramar. The free event will assist all members of the largely Caribbean American community who are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen.

 

The Miss Miami Broward Carnival Pageant will be hosting the 11th Annual Pageant tomorrow at the Miramar Cultural Center for the Performing Arts.  Young ladies from the community between the ages of 7 to 25 will express their viewpoints and accomplishments while showcasing their Carnival Costumes and Evening Wear ending with a Question and Answer segment.

 

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill has announced the Grand Opening celebration of two of its franchise restaurants in Florida. A new location will open in Oakland Park next Thursday and in Plantation on Friday. The President & CEO of Golden Krust, Lowell Hawthorne will be in attendance. There will be free food samples and prizes for all guest.

In sports:

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Central Broward Stadium. Currently the Strikers are placed 7th and the Rowdies placed 6th, both with 32 points. The Strikers hold a seven game unbeaten streak in North American Soccer League following the 1-1 draw on Sunday in Oklahoma City.

And now, here’s what’s trending:

Protesters marched in Charlotte for a third night over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, a North Carolina resident shot and killed by an officer attempting to serve a warrant for someone else. The National Guard was activated Wednesday by the state’s Governor as protest began to grow…the video of Lamont’s death has not yet been made public by the police.

For today’s weather forecast:

Scattered Storms in Broward County with a high of 88 and a low of 75. Partly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 87 and a low of 77.

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.

been watching CNW90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey.

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