With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 17th, 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:

Last week Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed additional cases of the Zika virus found in Miami in mid-October. The ban in that area will not be lifted, worrying local business owners that tourist will not visit the area as the international art fair, Art Basel begins in December.

The City of Miramar is accepting donations to support ongoing Haiti Relief efforts. Multiple donation sites including the Miramar City Hall building, will be collecting your kind and generous offerings. Acceptable donation items include baby diapers, infant and adult clothing, hygiene products and medical supplies.

Today is the 5th annual Give Miami Day. A 24-hour online fundraiser which aims to get residents to donate to local nonprofits. Today sponsors of the event will match a percentage of all contributions supporting everything from job creation to children services. This year for the first time, during “Match Minutes,” at 3:05 p.m., Miami FC soccer club will match all donations 100 percent. Visit Caribbean National Weekly dot com for more details.

In Sports:

Trinidad and Tobago is confirmed to host the Concacaf Gold Cup qualifying Caribbean final leg playoffs in January. National Senior Teams of Haiti and Suriname will join Trinidad and Tobago as these three second place teams will battle for the opportunity to advance to a final playoff against the fifth placed team of Central America.

Now, here’s what’s trending:

Jamaican entertainer, Jah Cure, pleaded not guilty in a Bahamian court Tuesday after being accused of committing a misdemeanor stemming from an argument at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort on Sunday. Jah Cure appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney to face the single charge of “fighting in public”.

For today’s weather forecast:

Mostly Sunny in Broward County with a high of 80 and a low of 66. Partly Cloudy in Miami-Dade, with a high of 79 and a low of 69.

For more information on these and other stories, visit

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.”

You’ve been watching CNW90, I’m Jahlisa Harvey.

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