CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 23, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Tuesday morning July 23, 2019:

A Jamaican man was on Monday jailed in Kingston for posting nude pictures of his former girlfriend, Darieth Chisolm, a former NBC News anchor in Pittsburgh. Donovan Powell, 53, pleaded guilty to three counts of malicious communication in the revenge porn act. His conviction comes more than two years after Chisolm complained to Jamaican authorities that Powell created a website where he posted nude pictures of her along with derogatory comments.

Venezuela has been hit by another massive power cut, with the capital Caracas among the areas affected.

Singer Ricky Martin is among Puerto Ricans who are calling on Governor Ricky Rosselló to resign on the heels of ‘Chat Gate.’

Haiti’s President has nominated yet another prime minister, his fourth in less than three years.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Paramaribo, Suriname from July 26, 2019, for a two-day working visit.

Costa Rica has issued a national alert about potentially tainted alcohol after 19 people were confirmed to have died over the past few weeks from methanol poisoning.

Police in Bermuda have launched an investigation after five cruise ship visitors on jet skis were “abandoned” at sea by their tour guide without ignition keys for the craft.

And 11-year-old Londoner Mackenzie O’Neill got the thrill of his life after getting to play soccer on the beach with Argentine born soccer star Lionel Messi in Antigua.

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