For a look at some of the top stories making the news today, September 11, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.
A National Weekly Survey has found that Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Carly Fiorina are the preferred presidential candidates among party-registered Caribbean-American voters in South Florida. Clinton captures a whopping 69 % of democrats, while Fiorina has support from 27% of Caribbean American republicans.
The Broward Public School Board has rated Robert Runcie an effect superintendent at a recent meeting, citing his success in increasing the district’s state grade and getting approval for the recent $800 million bond. Some members however complained about communication issues with Runcie’s staff.
Music lovers in the Caribbean community are grieving the loss of music engineer and popular
figure, Hugh “Cuban” Palmer. A former engineer for Sly and Robbie, the Jamaican was a
beloved figure among the local music community. He leaves behind wife Rosemarie and children Dinakaye and Locksley.
In sports, the Miami Dolphins kick off this week, pinning their hopes this season on quarterback Ryan Tannehill and newly signed Jamaican-American defensive end, Ndamukong Suh. A Portland, Orland native, Suh was signed by the Dolphins earlier this year under a record breaking $114 million contract.
Following People’s Partnership’s election loss this week, former Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar is challenging the result, citing the extended voting time as a potential bias
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For Today’s Weather Forecast:
Scattered Thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 90 and a low of 76. For Miami-Dade, scattered thunderstorms with a high of 89 and a low of 76.
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