Today is Friday, December 2 and with a look at some of the top stories making the news today across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, I’m Suzette Speaks for CNW90.
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Here’s a look at our top stories:
Immigrants are being urged to apply for a driver’s license immediately before a Federal Law called “Real ID”, which prohibits Driver’s Licenses to non-legal status immigrants is initiated. Under the Obama Presidency, states ignored “Real ID” and instead issued Driver’s Licenses to Immigrants however, under the new Trump Administration, which promises strict enforcement of Immigration laws, the government may “crackdown” on States which continue to issue driving permits to Immigrants.
Tonight starting at 5 p.m. is the 10th annual Light Up Sistrunk holiday tree lighting spectacular in Sunrise. Fort Lauderdale will come alive as the festive Christmas lights and carols take over Sistrunk Boulevard between NW 9th and NW 11th Avenues. Santa Claus will be there to take photos with families and a toy giveaway will be held compliments of Walgreens.
Chef Creole in collaboration with the Miami Urban Contemporary Experience is set to spotlight social injustice with the Now or Neverland Art Fair. The four-day event will include a fashion show, an awards block party for the winners of the South Florida Web Fest, and live performances from artists such as The Florensics featuring Ja’Nia Harden. The exhibit will be held until December 4 at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex.
The Caribbean Americas Soccer Association and the city of Lauderhill will once again host the annual youth soccer classic starting on December 15 and running through December 18. Held at the Lauderhill sports park, the tournament is open to boys ages 14 to 20 years old and will include international Caribbean teams.
Now, here’s what’s trending:
Miami has overthrown Baton Rouge, Louisiana as the riskiest city for HIV with nearly 1,400 new HIV infections last year. A new University of Miami needle exchange program which opened yesterday, is stocked with syringes, tourniquets, cookers, condoms, blankets, food and free HIV tests to aid in breaking the cycle.
For today’s weather forecast:
Scattered Showers in Broward County with a high of 82 and a low of 71. Scattered Showers in Miami-Dade as well, with a high of 82 and a low of 73.
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