News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning August 23, 2019:
Yale Medical School professor Eugene Redmond, allegedly lured students to St. Kitts to molest them and sexually assaulted 8, an investigation says.
Donald Trump has reportedly been joking recently about trading Puerto Rico for Greenland and many Puerto Ricans say they’d be happy with the trade.
Dying Guyanese American Arsenio Gravesande, who told NY cops ‘F–k you,’ may have been targeted at a weekend house party in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Trinidad engineering company, DIPCON, has taken Guyana President David Granger to court over his pardon of the country’s Finance Minister.
An Argentine teen was electrocuted on last day of family holiday in Dominican Republic after stepping on ‘naked’ wire walking barefoot back from beach.
Nine parishes in Jamaica, including Clarendon, St Thomas and St Elizabeth, were jolted by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake Thursday.
Trinidad pastor Christopher Parriera has been charged with sex crimes against a man who worshiped at his church.
And a lawsuit against Jeffrey Epstein’s estate claims Little St. James in the USVI was one of the locations from which Epstein ran a “complex commercial sex trafficking and abuse ring.”