CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 27, 2019

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Tropical Storm Dorian as seen in this NOAA image on Aug. 26, 2019.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Tuesday morning August 27, 2019:

Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen into a hurricane today, Aug. 27th, as it continues to roar into the Caribbean with Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in its path.

Disney Fantasy cruise ship has cancelled its August 27th call to the British Virgin Islands today because of Tropical Storm Dorian.

Caribbean Airlines and LIAT are among those canning regional flights in the Caribbean as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches.

Vicente Fox, Bruce Linton, Cam Battley and Steve DeAngelo are among those set to speak at the CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo 2019.

A MOU is in the works with Russia to allow Haitian citizens to travel to the country and Russian citizens to travel to Haiti without a visa.

Four men allegedly linked to a 4-million dollar cocaine bust were formally charged in Grenada Monday.

International leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to provide logistical and financial support to the tune of US 22 million to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Curacao lost its Little League World Series Sunday to Louisiana 0-8.

And London Hughes, a British-Jamaican comedian, is making history in being one of two black women on the shortlist of nominees for the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

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