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first_imgA look at some of the top stories making the news today, November 20, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.A new study reports that the number of international students enrolled in US universities increased dramatically in 2014, by 10 percent, according to the Institute of International Education. China and India are the two largest sources for the surge, making up nearly 45 percent.Workers from Lauderdale/Hollywood International airport joined in a nationwide protest yesterday for better working conditions in the industry. Though the group copped a major win last month, after a county commission decision ruled to increase wages, the protest intended to highlight the unfair labor practices at other airports.Eminent Trinidadian novelist and historian Michael Anthony will be reading from his work tonight at a special reception, starting 6:30 pm at the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General’s office in Miami. Representatives from the Writers Union of Trinidad and Tobago will also be reading from their work.Netball teams from across the Caribbean head to Coral Springs this weekend for the 2015 Senior Florida Netball Classic, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Coral Springs High School gymnasium. Defending champions, Business House and JUTC teams from Jamaica will be returning to defend their crown.What’s trending:Following the recent terrorist attacks, France has extended their state of emergency to the French Caribbean. For more on what’s trending, follow us on Facebook and Instagram at Caribbean National Weekly, and on Twitter at National Weekly.For Today’s Weather Forecast:Scattered thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 83 and a low of 72. For Miami-Dade, scattered thunderstorms with a high of 83 and a low of 73. For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com.last_img

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