CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 22, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Monday morning July 22, 2019:

A gay man is challenging the laws of the Commonwealth of Dominica which criminalizes anal sex or ‘buggery’ in the country’s High Court.

A Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American reconnaissance aircraft flying over the Caribbean last week, US military officials say.

Authorities in the Cayman Islands say they are working closely with the UK to investigate millions of dollars worth of gold that was seized at London’s Heathrow International airport .

Antigua and Barbuda’s government is now granting visa-free entry to diplomats, investors and tourists from the United Arab Emirates.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton vacationed in the Dominican Republic last week on the heels of the 11th reported death in 2019 of an American tourist there.

Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló has said he will not resign but won’t stand for reelection next year after days of protests across the island.

Police are still to determine the motive for the stabbing to death of Guyanese immigrant, Kennan Paul, by his cousin in Ithaca, NY.

Five Cuban nationals who tried to enter the U.S. illegally on a a makeshift sailboat off the coast of the Florida Keys will be sent back.

And a Jamaican reggae singer named Ras Naldo, known for songs such as ‘Police and Gunman’ and ‘Stop’ was shot and killed by gunman in Kingston on Saturday.

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