CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – FEB. 26, 2019

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Venezuelan opposition leader and declared acting president by the National Assembly Juan Guaidó meets foreign allies including U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (R) in a meeting of Lima Group on February 25, 2019 in Bogota, Colombia. (Photo by Luis Ramirez/Vizzor Image/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUES. FEB. 26, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for today, Feb. 26, 2019:

THe US is warning nationals about travel to The Bahamas and the Turks & Caicos islands due to crime there

US Vice President Mike Pence vowed monday that the U.S. will stand with venezuela’s opposition leader “until your libertad is restored.”

Caribbean Americans Jumaane Williams and Michael Blake are among 17 candidates in Nyc hoping to become public advocate in elections today

The First body of Officer Conrad Jules Aska of Antigua, r. has been reportedly recovered from the Texas crash site

The cities of Charleston, South Carolina and Speightstown, Barbados have signed a sister city MOU.

The 30th Inter-sessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM opens in St. kitts today.

A 36-year-old Guyanese man accused of raping a 9-year-old child was granted bail Monday

Former St. Kitts and Nevis minister, Ricky Skerritt, is hoping to replace Dave Cameron as president of the west indies cricket board next month.

Malcolm Lee, Spike’s Lee’s cousin is among the honoree of the AFUWI’s Annual Awards gala set for the Pierre Hotel in NYC tomorrow

Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell, who collapsed while competing earlier this month, says doctors have been unable to diagnose his condition.

And the third One Day International between the West Indies and England was abandoned Monday, without a ball bowled in Grenada due to rain.