A look at some of the top stories making the news today, May 6th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
The city of North Miami has plans to create a Chinatown Cultural Arts and Innovation District. The city believes the district will bring some new business and attention to the area. However, while residents agree with the renovation, some are concerned that the 25 thousand dollars used for a recruitment business trip to China would be better spent on the city itself.
The Jamaican Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that Trinidad has committed to implementing new customer service training at their Piarco International Airport. The country will also retrofit a facility dedicated for the use of travelers that are denied entry. This comes from recent complaints about the treatment of Jamaican travelers in the Twin Island Republic.
Haitian Heritage Cultural Month is underway and you can take part in the action by adding Zakafest to your weekend plans. Tomorrow, May 7th, from 1pm to 11 pm, the Little Haiti Cultural Complex will host a day of workshops, live performances and a movie screening of “The other Side of the Water”.
In Sports, The quarter finals have been rescheduled for tonight. The Fort Lauderdale Blazers are set to play the FC Steelers at 7:45 pm. The winner from this match will go on to play the Island Strikers on Wednesday in the Semi finals.
For a look at what’s trending:
Following the launch of Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign, reports are showing a rise in immigrants applying for naturalization. The Associated Press states that applications for citizenship have risen by 14 percent from June to December in 2015.
For Today’s Weather Forecast:
Sunny Skies in Broward County with a high of 84 and a low of 59. It will be mostly sunny in Miami-Dade, with a high of 84 and a low of 62.
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