CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 6, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, AUG. 6, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Tuesday morning August 6, 2019:

Two photos of a tourist drinking a beer and then urinating at an archeological site in Belize has caused outrage and prompted a reminder that drinking is prohibited.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta cast partied over the weekend at the Toronto Caribbean Carnival.

Guyana is likely to get US$200M in first oil year one of the country’s minister of finance has said.

Puerto Rico’s constitutional crisis has deepened after the island’s Senate filed a lawsuit seeking to oust the newly sworn-in governor.

Tech guru John McAfee has found temporary home in Cuba while running for president and running from trouble.

The governments of Uruguay and Venezuela are both warning their nationals against travel to the U.S. following the deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

The Trump administration has now imposed a total economic embargo against the government of Venezuela.

Rihanna has left tongues wagging again after hitting carnival Monday in Barbados wearing this pink feather ensemble.

And Happy Birthday Jamaica! Jamaicans around the globe are marking the country’s 57th anniversary of independence from Britain today.