Man suspected of killing Jamaican in Lauderhill parking lot detained
City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Commissioner Ken Russell say the City of Miami remains open and committed to immigrants and those seeking freedom, democracy and opportunity, from all over the world. The officials called on the Miami-Dade County Commission to re-affirm its commitment to protecting the county’s undocumented immigrants. Mayor Regalado and Commissioner Russell have indicated they will be working with the Cities for Citizenship initiative to provide space in the City where workshops will be conducted to help legal residents become citizens.
The man who is suspected of shooting a Jamaican national to death in the parking lot of a fish market in Lauderhill, South Florida is now behind bars. He has been identified as Trace O’Brian Walker, who was caught on video as he pumped 13 bullets into the upper body of 34-year-old Gary Wallock on January 16 outside the Lobster and Seafood Warehouse in Lauderhill. He was arrested in Palm Beach County by the Lauderhill Police Department with the assistance of the West Palm Beach Police Department, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshalls Service.
President of the National Assembly in Haiti, Youri Latortue, has denied any involvement in the arrest and extradition of rebel leader turned politician, Guy Phillippe, after a voice recording implicating him in the matter. Phillippe was elected as a Senator for the Grand’Anse district in the November 20 legislative and presidential elections last year, but he was extradited to the United States last month where he has since pleaded not guilty to charges of drug smuggling and money laundering. The charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz pulled off a 1-0 win over Honduras in their friendly encounter at Houston, Texas last night. The Jamaicans took the lead through a 71st minute strike from substitute Damion Lowe. The Reggae Boys are preparing for the Caribbean Cup and the Gold Cup while Honduras are preparing for upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
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President Donald Trump’s critics are describing his press conference held yesterday as bizarre and the strangest of any modern U.S. president. Caribbean Americans are particularly peeved at Trump, for claiming he inherited a big mess upon taking office.
For tomorrow’s weather forecast
It will be mostly sunny in both Broward and Miami-Dade County with a High of 81 degrees and a low of 61.