CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 12, 2019
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Monday morning August 12, 2019:
Caribbean national Clive Peck of Jamaica is among three UN workers who were killed when a bomb laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Benghazi.
Houston Rockets superstar James Harden reportedly gave $10,000 on Saturday to a family in The Bahamas that was fishing for food.
53-year-old Jeffrey Hanson, of Orange, Connecticut is due in court today after being arrested for posting threatening comments to Facebook regarding a Puerto Rican festival.
A second American Airlines flight had to abort its transit after encountering technical difficulties in mid-air after department from the Cheddi Jagan Airport in Guyana.
A female national of the Dominican Republic has been arrested by US ICE in St. Thomas, U.S.VI in a migrant smuggling and prostitution scheme.
The accomplishments of the late pioneering U.S. politician Shirley Chisholm will come to life in “Unbossed & Unbowed,” from Ingrid Griffith on August 18th in NYC.
The West Indies Cricket team suffered a 59-run (DLS) loss to India Sunday in a rain-hit second One-Day International at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad.
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has broken the 40-year-old Pan Am Games 200 metres record clocking 22.43 seconds.
And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has shocked many by suggesting people should “poop every other day” as a way to save the planet.