Today is Friday, December 16 and we’re taking a look at some of the top stories making the news across your Caribbean-American community here in South Florida, For CNW90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey
The news today is brought to you by Grace Aloe, Aloe Vera Drink, Refreshingly Delicious.
Here’s a look at our top stories:
As the mosquito borne Zika Virus continues in the Caribbean, the Ministry of Health and Wellness in St. Lucia continues heightened surveillance of the 50 pregnant women who have tested positive for the virus. Although the women are recovering from the illness, these women are being monitored closely through antenatal care services.
Rumors circulated last week that British soccer star, David Beckham planned to drop his proposal to bring a Major League Soccer team and build a stadium in South Florida, however Beckham’s South Florida investment group, Miami Beckham United, told local media the soccer icon is still making efforts to have the stadium located on a site in Overtown, Miami. The group stated that they are seeking additional investors for the project and are “100 percent committed to Miami.”
South Florida’s large Caribbean community in Broward County now has the chance to access more televised Caribbean news, information and entertainment with the  launch of TV Channel 5-80 on Xfinity. Beginning operations last month, S-F-L Caribbean TV offers a schedule of Caribbean programs daily from noon to 6 p.m.including The Maxine Tulloch show and a Vintage Hour with shows like Oliver and Sarge at Large.
In Sports:
This evening starting at 6 the Youth Soccer Classic brought to you by CASA will host three matches for their winter tournament. Starting with Barbados kicking off against team CASA followed by West Florida Flames against the Strikers at 7:30 and ending the night with Jamaica versus Chivas USA at 9. All matches will be played at the Lauderhill Sports Park.
Now, here’s what’s trending:
Jamaica’s prime minister, Andrew Holness, and tourism minister Ed Bartlett are in Miami meeting with investors and stakeholders aiming to promote tourism on the island. Prime Minister Holness is the to visit the cruiseline headquarters in Miami.
For today’s weather forecast:
Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 78 and a low of 71. Partly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 78 and a low of 73.
For more information on these and other stories, visit
us online at 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.”
I’m Jahlisa Harvey and this has been.. CNW90. 🙂 🙂 Have a great weekend everyone.

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