With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 22nd, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, for CNW 90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey.
Today’s news is brought to you by Grace Aloe, Aloe Vera Drink, Refreshingly Delicious.
Here’s a look at our top stories:
Hillary for Florida is set to Host a “Haitian Women for Hillary” House Party tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Aventura. The party will provide supporters and volunteers an opportunity to discuss issues important to Haitian women, including good-paying jobs, quality health care, and comprehensive immigration reform. Attendees will be able to discuss their reasons for supporting the Hillary Clinton campaign and learn more about how to get involved this election.
With high tensions surrounding shootings in South Florida neighborhoods including the death of 8-year-old Jada Page, local officials launched an anti-gun violence initiative called ‘Together for Children’ in North Miami Tuesday. The meeting was met with some community input and skepticism, however, law enforcement hopes to be able to use this feedback to fight against unnecessary gun violence.
South Florida’s first-ever Teal 5K Run and Fun Walk for guy-na-cologic cancer survivors and fighters will be held this Saturday at C. B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. Hosted by the Kindah Foundation, they are inviting participants of all ages are welcome to run, jog, stroll, and walk through the tree-lined race course. The trail is friendly to baby strollers, leashed dogs and wheelchairs. The run will begin at 8 a.m.
In sports:
Jamaica’s Under-17 soccer team secured their spot in the CONCACAF Finals and a place in the Caribbean Football Union Championship semi-finals after beating the host team Trinidad and Tobago 3 to 2 in the final Group A match at the Ato Boldon Stadium on Tuesday night. Tomorrow, Jamaican will face Group B winners Cuba in a semi-final match while Haiti takes on Curacao.
And now, here’s what’s trending:
Rita Marley, widow of Reggae icon Bob Marley is reported to be hospitalized in Miami as the result of a stroke. Marley, who is 70 years old was on a visit to Miami to attend a special event, when she suffered the stroke on Tuesday night and was immediately rushed to hospital.
For today’s weather forecast:
Partly cloudy in Broward County with a high of 90 and a low of 75. Mostly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 84 and a low of 78.
For more information on these and other stories, visit to pick up this week’s copy of our Caribbean National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean – American outlet.
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