With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 19th, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

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Here’s a look at our top stories:

Miami Gardens has been ordered by the US Supreme Court to hold its mayoral election all over again after one of the candidates was wrongfully disqualified. James Wright, who was disqualified on August 30, will be given 2 days to pay the fee and be places on the ballot for the November election.

 

The 18th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture on African & African Diaspora Studies will take place at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center, next Friday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s Lecture will host the former President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo. This year’s them is: “The Caribbean and American Presidential Power: A Donald Trump Ascendancy”. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

 

Caribbean-American homeowners in South Florida, most of whom are insured with the state-owned company ‘Citizens Property Insurance’ may soon see a hike in property insurance rates. Last week the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation announced it has approved rate increases for Citizens policyholders. Rates for multi-peril homeowner’s policies have been increased by 6.4 percent on average.

In sports:

The West Indies cricket team is now in Dubai for their three-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan. The two teams will face off at the Dubai International Stadium this Friday at noon.

And now, here’s what’s trending:

New York police announced earlier this morning they are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami for questioning in connection with the Saturday bombing in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, which injured 29 people. Rahami is a 28-year-old New Jersey resident.

For today’s weather forecast:

Scattered thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 89 and a low of 75. Scattered Thunderstorms in Miami-Dade as well, with a high of 88 and a low of 78.

For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.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 The Goldson Spine and Rehabilitation Center, who reminds you, “After a car accident, Call, Goldson Spine.

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