With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 26th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, for CNW 90, I’m Suzette Speaks.

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Here’s a look at our top stories:

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has insisted that the international governing body is immune from legal claims that it is responsible for the outbreak of a devastating cholera in Haiti that began in 2010. However, he recently acknowledged a “moral responsibility” for the epidemic and is now scrambling to compensate those infected with cash payments from a proposed $400 million cholera response package. He also wants to make good on an unfulfilled promise to eradicate cholera from Haiti as the disease continues to claim lives.

Yesterday during an emergency hearing, a Broward judge heard claims in a lawsuit filed by the Florida of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. The lawsuit was filed against Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Snipes last week after two voters presented mail-in ballots they received that didn’t include Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana.

Grammy-nominated Jamaican jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, known for his spirited musical conceptions, is coming to Miami next month. Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express Band will fuse the musical worlds of American jazz and Caribbean calypso in a performance to be held at the South-Miami- Dade Cultural Arts Center on November 5 starting at 8 p.m.

In sports:

Carlos Alberto, who famously captained the great 1970 Brazil soccer team to World Cup glory, has died at the age of 72.  Alberto died of a heart attack at the age of 72, with his former Brazilian club Santos leading with tributes the outstanding soccer player.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Florida with 29 electoral votes is being aggressively sought by the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigns to boost their chances for winning the US presidency. Over the past three days Trump, Clinton and their respective surrogates have held rallies across the State. Clinton and President Obama will return to campaign in Florida later this week.

For today’s weather forecast:

Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 83 and a low of 74. Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 81 and a low of 75.

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.

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