CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP- FEB. 25, 2019

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Cast and crew of 'Green Book' accept the Best Picture award onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. FEB. 25, 2019: Here are the headlines making news from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for today, Feb. 25, 2019:

‘Green Book,’ the story of Jamaican-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley, wins three Oscars, including best picture award.

Mahershala Ali thanks Jamaican-American jazz pianist Dr. Don Shirley for his ‘essence’ as he wins best supporting actor award for ‘Green Book.’

Caribbean roots actress Cicely Tyson, 94, last night received an Honorary Academy Award at the Oscars.

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron’s film ‘Roma’ won three awards at the 91st Oscars.

International pressure mounts against Venezuela’s Nicholas Maduro after four are killed in clashes at the Venezuela and Colombia border.

An Antiguan pilot is among three people feared dead in the Houston, Texas cargo plane crash over the weekend

Haitian-born American lawyer and politician Karl Racine is playing a little-noticed but hugely influential role in fighting the Trump administration.

Voters in the BVI will go to the polls today to elect a new government.

And Barbados has launched ‘Vision 2020,’ a 12-month global celebration of Barbadian excellence.

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