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Today is Tuesday, August 18 and these are the main news of the day:

1.- This Tuesday Republicans and Democrats will decide who will be their nominees for Congress, the state attorney, the county mayor and commissioners. In Miami-Dade, all eyes are on Carlos Giménez’s chair as county mayor. Some analysts predict a second round. In the county, more than 250,000 people have voted by mail and more than 68,000 in advance.

2.- Kidnapping charges are facing the man who would have seen for the last time the mother of the two-year-old boy found alone in Miramar. The FBI says that, between July 25 and 26, Shannon Ryan kidnapped the boy, asking for money for her ransom. On the same day that Leila Cavett disappeared, Ryan bought garbage bags, duct tape, and other items with her card.

3.- If your children study in Broward, the school district is offering an “online” course, to better inform the parents of the ESOL program students, that is, “English as a second language”. The course started yesterday afternoon, but you can still participate, for more information go to the website:

4.- Miami Dade College is offering training and preparation to employees and hotel managers affected by the pandemic. They also offer programs geared toward hotels preparing to reopen. There is a limit of 2,500 beneficiaries and each could receive a thousand dollars if they finish their training.

5.- Cardi B wants people to get involved in the 2020 elections process, and to do her bit, she opened the discussion on issues of national interest, interviewing Joe Biden as part of the magazine’s September issue. Elle. Topics such as racism, free education, health care, and tax breaks were addressed.

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