CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – FEB. 20, 2019

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Timothy Harper was shot and killed in Jamaica on Saturday, police there confirmed. (Photo11: Courtesy of Andrew Johnson)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 20, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Feb. 20, 2019

The Trump administration will launch a campaign to end criminalization of homosexuality globally, including in the caribbean.

Payless ShoeSource may be closing many US stores, but it says it will be expanding into Latin American and the Caribbean

Venezuela has shut the maritime border with nearby Dutch Caribbean islands ahead of an opposition effort to bring in aid.

Jamaica police has arrested a man on “reasonable suspicion” in the murder of a Delaware native on the island.

Answers are being sought from the jamaican family following the death of inmate Anthony “Trey” Myrie in a new york state prison.

A Trinidad Dou­bles ven­dor was chopped to death on Tues­day morn­ing and two guyanese suspects are in custody.

Aruba is struggling to shelter thousands of asylum seekers from Venezuela, fleeing poverty and political chaos.

Haiti’s serious crime unit is set to investigate 5 americans arrested with guns on the island.

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