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CNW90: South Florida Congressman, Alcee Hastings Has Died

With a have a look at a number of the high tales making the information at this time, April 7, throughout your Caribbean-American neighborhood in South Florida, I’m…for CNW 90.

As we speak’s newscast is dropped at you by the Florida Division of Well being;

To assist cease the unfold of COVID-19, The Florida Division of Well being in Broward County reminds everybody to apply social distancing, wash your arms typically with cleaning soap and water and canopy your nostril and mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

Arising within the newscast, longtime South Florida congressman Alcee Hastings dies at 84, CDC urges Individuals to not journey to Jamaica, Trinidad Prime Minister checks optimistic for COVID-19.

Now for the information within the element

Alcee Hastings, longtime South Florida congressman, has died on the age of 84. He died on Tuesday morning after a three-year battle with pancreatic most cancers. Though the Congressman had been present process remedy for the stage 4 illness, he continued public appearances and his duties in congress. Hastings represented Florida’s twentieth Congressional District, which covers components of Broward and Palm Seaside Counties. Hastings was first elected to the home in 1992, changing into Florida’s first Black congressman since after the Civil Warfare. He had first represented the state’s 23rd district, protecting components of Broward County and Miami-Dade County. Hastings served for fifteen phrases within the Home and was the longest-serving member of Florida’s congressional delegation.

Now for Caribbean Information,

In Jamaica,

In an replace of its journey advisory, the US high public well being company, the CDC has urged all Individuals to not journey to Jamaica. This consists of Individuals which might be totally vaccinated. On April 2nd, the CDC issued a stage 4 advisory for Jamaica, the very best stage for COVID-19 circumstances. The company stated that due to the present state of affairs in Jamaica, even totally vaccinated vacationers could also be in danger for getting and spreading COVID-19 and may keep away from all journey to the island. The CDC said that if any American should journey to Jamaica, they need to get totally vaccinated first. Moreover, the company urged all Individuals to put on a masks, keep six toes from others, keep away from crowds, and wash their arms often whereas on the island.

And in Trinidad,

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley has examined optimistic for COVID-19. In a press release on Tuesday morning, the Workplace of the Prime Minister stated that Rowley began experiencing flu-like signs late Monday and was subsequently examined for the virus. The Prime Minister is now in isolation and underneath medical supervision. In the meantime, the Chief Secretary of the Tobago Home of Meeting, Ancil Dennis is now in quarantine after he was uncovered to a major contact of a latest COVID-19 optimistic case.

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