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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 24, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, FRI. MAY 24, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Friday morning May 24, 2019: A British cop has been found guilty of spiking a student’s drink and “violently” raping her on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Lee Martin-Cramp  is now facing life in jail after ...

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LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 24, 2019

News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 24, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for week-ending May 24, 2019: German shipping firm BSM has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA’s oil tankers. Bolivian President Evo Morales has defied term limits and launched his bid for a fourth term. An industrial strike in Nicaragua Thursday ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- MAY 24, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 24, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending May 24, 2019: Canada is urging its nationals to avoid all non-essential travel to Haiti. Crime represents the primary security threat in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, the US says in its latest Crime and Safety Report. The ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 24, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 24, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending May 24, 2019: Billionaire Alki David is now taking his hemp farm to Puerto Rico following his arrest in St. Kitts. New York’s Caribbean Roots Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has admitted to selling marijuana as ...

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CARIBBEAN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ROUNDUP

By The NAN Editorial Team News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, May 24, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for this week: DJ Khaled’s Reggae Collabos DJ Khaled’s new album, “Father of Asahd,” is out and features some of reggae and dancehalls most stellar musicians including on a track titled “Holy Mountain.” In ...

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CARIBBEAN SPORTS ROUNDUP

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 24, 2018: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, May 24, 2019: WEST INDIES READY FOR WORLD CUP CLASH West Indies vice-captain Chris Gayle says he is eagerly looking forward to the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, to be played in England and ...

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CARIBBEAN BUSINESS AND FINANCE REPORT

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. May 24, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for the week ending May 24, 2019. Global Resilience Index And The Caribbean The 2019 FM Global Resilience Index is out and again Haiti ranks in the bottom three countries of the world and last for the Caribbean ...

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1,600 Percent Increase In Illegal Cuban Entry

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 24, 2019: The US’ Del Rio Border Patrol Sector has seen a 1,600 percent increase of Cuban nationals crossing the Rio Grande River illegally, officials say. In Fiscal Year 2019, Border Patrol agents within Del Rio Sector have apprehended 119 Cuban nationals. This is a dramatic increase of 1,600 percent compared to the ...

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