CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 26, 2019

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Guyanese Rapper Saint JHN is featured on Beyonce's 'Brown Skin Girl' for the Lion King sound track. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning July 26, 2019:

Four Caribbean nations – Dominica, Antigua, Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago were rattled by earthquakes Thursday that ranged between 5 and 3.4 on the seismic scale.

Royal Caribbean cruise line must now answer allegations it was negligent in the case of an underage girl who says she was plied with alcohol and gang raped on one of its ships in 2015.

Multi-millionaire John McAfee was detained and then released in the Dominican Republic after being suspected of traveling on a yacht carrying high-caliber weapons.

The gruesome deaths of 12 people this week in Trinidad and Tobago are all likely linked to the murder of reputed drug dealer Vaughn Mieres, aka “Sandman.”

The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor when Ricardo Rosselló steps down next week has herself been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in his administration.

Sandals Resorts International has filed a motion seeking to have a Miami court dismiss a $5 million lawsuit which claims thousands of holidaymakers were overcharged.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines PM has presented an amendment to the nation’s marijuana law that will make possession of two ounces or less a ticketable offence.

“Brown Skin Girl” from Beyonce and on ‘The Lion King: The Gift,’ album features guest vocals from Guyanese rapper SAINt JHN.

And Dominica roots Rapper 21 Savage is among those up for a VMA this year in the Best Hip Hop category for ‘a Lot’ with J. Cole.