With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 4rd, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, for CNW 90, I’m Suzette Speaks.

Today’s news is brought to you by Grace Aloe, Aloe Vera Drink, Refreshingly Delicious.

Here’s a look at our top stories:

Miami Gardens businesses are offering incentives to patrons who have voted in the current general elections when they show their “I Voted” sticker. Now through November 8th, after residents  present the sticker handed to them after they voted, city  businesses like Bamboo Shack, Lorna’s, and Wing Stop, among others, will offer them special savings. Check out Caribbean National Weekly.com for the full list of businesses.

The Galleon Foundation will be hosting its 7th Annual Scholarship Gala tonight at 7 at the Renaissance Plantation Hotel in Plantation. This event is one of four annual fundraising events presented by The Galleon Foundation to raise needed funds for its scholarship programs. At this event they will  also recognize, celebrate, and honor unsung heroes who serve the community through the development and education of their  youth.

Two-time Olympic Gold medalist Elaine Thompson of Jamaica will be making an appearance at the 15th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival on Sunday, November 13, at Markham Park in Sunrise. Patrons will have an opportunity to meet and greet as well as take photographs with the Olympic Champion.

In sports:

Elaine Thompson and men’s 110m hurdles winner Omar McLeod, will headline nominees for induction in this year’s 13th Annual Caribbean Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence, slated for Friday, November 25, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston.

Other big names on the list include Bahamas’ Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller, Grenada’s 2012 Olympic champion over the 400m Kirani James and top Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Broward County Health officials have issued an urgent warning to residents of a street drug called Carfentanil, The drug, according to the county medical examiner has been responsible for some 53 deaths since May. The drug is commonly used to sedate elephants and considered 50 times more lethal than heroin,

For today’s weather forecast:

Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 81 and a low of 67. Scattered Showers in Miami-Dade, with a high of 80 and a low of 69.

For more information on these and other stories, visit Caribbean national weekly.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.”

You’ve been watching CNW90, I’m Suzette Speaks.

 

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