CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 1, 2019

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Wendie Renard #3, who was born in Martinique and play for France, celebrates her lone goal with Marion Torrent #4 of France during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between France and USA at Parc des Princes on June 28, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY JULY 1, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Monday morning July, 2019:

A total of 13 small earthquakes occured in the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico, the USVI, the BVI and the Dominican Republic Sunday according to the USGS.

The world’s second largest stock market NASDAQ, has named Guyana as the fastest growing economy in the world.

The family of Jordan Lindsey, who died from a shark attack in the Bahamas, has raised over $70,000 of their 25,000 goal on GoFundMe.

The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help investigate the deaths of Americans in the DR.

Wendie Renard, who was born in Martinique, scored the lone goal for France in their quarter finals loss to the US Sunday in Paris.

Jamaican national Ricardo Gurdon of Long Island, NY has been arrested and charged for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

Meteorologists say that at 4:25 p.m. Saturday afternoon, an asteroid the size of car exploded 170 miles south of Puerto Rico.

The US has announced new sanctions against the son of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, Nicolás Ernesto Maduro Guerra, 29.

Jamaica and the US will clash in the 2019 Gold Cup semi-finals in Houston Wednesday night after winning their quarter finals matches last night in Philadelphia.

And former West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd says the West Indies only have themselves to blame following their premature exit from the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

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