Today is Monday, November 28, 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. Today’s news is brought to you by Grace Aloe, Aloe Vera Drink, Refreshingly Delicious.
Here’s a look at our top stories
South Florida Cuban exiles and their descendants erupted in spontaneous weekend long celebration on learning of the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro on November 25. The Cuban Americans see the death of the 90-year old Cuban revolutionary as marking the end of a dark era for them.
The 26th Annual Black & White Ball, a traditional holiday favorite in South Florida’s Caribbean-American community will be held on Saturday, December 17th at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. The gala event is also a fundraiser and recognition of local charities. The ball also honors these charitable entities and local leaders for their outstanding service to the community.
Three Haitian Americans were elected to political office in recent general elections in Palm Beach County. Al Jacquet, a former Delray Beach city commissioner, was elected to the Florida House of Representative; former Florida Rep. Mack Bernard, was elected as the first Haitian-American to serve on the Palm Beach County Commission; and Christina Romelus, 28, was elected to serve on the Boynton Beach City Commission.
Jamaica College alumi in South Flrida are thrilled that their alma-mater won a fourth straight ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup title, and their 28th overall, after defeating Wolmer’s Boys 2-1 in last Saturday finals al at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica..
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Hillary Clinton presidential campaign announced on Saturday it would participate in a Wisconsin presidential election vote recount sought by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. The campaign may also join Stein-backed recount efforts in Michigan and Pennsylvania. Clinton lost all three states in the November 8 presidential elections.
It will be a partly cloudy day in Broward County where the high temperature will be 79 and the low 71 degrees. It will be mostly sunny in Miami-Dade with high of 80 and a low of 71 degrees.
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