A look at some of the top stories making the news today, October 26, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves express confidence that his United Labor party will win a 4th consecutive term in the upcoming elections. In an exclusive interview with CNW during his visit to Miami, Gonsalves argued his party represents the country’s fresh blood.

 

Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board continued its outreach program for Jamaican deportees this weekend, interviewing over 300 involuntary returnees in Kingston at the Jamaican Theological Seminary. The team, led by the Board’s SE and NE reps Wayne Golding and Joan Pinnock, have already returned 2 deportees through the program.

Raising awareness and funding to support victims of domestic violence, Miami Gardens is set to host the Pearls, Pumps and Purple event, on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 11:30 am to 3 pm, at the GG’s Waterfront bar and grill in Hollywood. Men and women are invited to wear purple in honor of the cause.

The West Indies women’s cricket squad joins mighty Australia at the top of the ICC Women’s Championships, following their third-straight win over Pakistan over the weekend. Tied at 16 points with Australia, they are well on their way for World Cup automatic qualification.

What’s trending:

Haiti awaits results of much anticipated and contested presidential elections, after yesterday’s ballot vote.

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For Today’s Weather Forecast:

Scattered Showers in Broward County with a high of 84 and a low of 74. For Miami-Dade, mostly cloudy with a high of 84 and a low of 72. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.

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