With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 16th, 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:

This evening, the U.S Citizenship and immigration services from the Hialeah field office will be at the Miramar Library to provide general information and to hand out forms. All residents with questions on the immigration process are advised to attend from 5:30 to 7:30.

Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, the African American Research Library will host a ‘First Time Homebuyers Housing Fair’. The event will include a homebuyer’s workshop to help with finding grants, mortgage loans, and getting credit information.

Broward County residents voted against the two-part Penny Tax initiative which appeared on the November 8 ballot. The initiative was an effort by county officials to use tax monies to revitalize and improve county transportation and infrastructure. Broward Commissioner Dale Holness said County and city leaders must now revisit the issue to find a compromise that satisfies voter’s demands while meeting county and the cities objectives.

In Sports:

Lionel Messi’s future at FC Barcelona may not be certain after a Spanish newspaper claimed the he had backed away from plans to agree to a new contract. The 29-year-old five-time world footballer of the year is expected to agree a lucrative extension to his existing deal which runs out in 2018.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, has started creating viral buzz with his new holiday song entitled “Gifted.” Inspired by Eddie Murphy’s 1980s hit “Party All the Time”, the music video has gained more than 6.5 million views and 100,000 likes on Facebook and Instagram in just five days.

For today’s weather forecast:

Partly Cloudy in Broward County with a high of 79 and a low of 62. Mostly Sunny in Miami-Dade, with a high of 78 and a low of 64.

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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.”

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