News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Monday morning July 8, 2019:
BAD HOMBRES! Mexico beat the US on Sunday night on their home turf 1-0 to take 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup title.
A change of venue motion is still expected to come in the murder case of St. Lucian Immigrant Botham Jean.
Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court today following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Investigators in The Bahamas say they have recovered the helicopter that crashed on July 4th, killing coal billionaire Chris Cline and his daughter among others.
French Navy say a jet ski bearing the registration number of the one that went missing on June 24th with two American tourists, was spotted off the coast of Guadeloupe.
Antiguan national, Omarley “Drop Sleep” Henry, will spend the next 30 years in jail for killing his girlfriend Shariece Henry brutally, with 30-plus stabs and chops.
Haitian opposition lawmaker Printemps Belizaire said gunmen apparently targeted his vehicle Saturday shortly after he attended the funeral of journalist Rospide Petion.
A 4.7 earthquake – shook southern Bolivia on Sunday according to the USGS.
Omar Cogle, a US citizen who overstayed his time in Jamaica has been ordered deported back to the US.
Brazil has emerged at the winner of the 2019 Copa America competition, beating Chile 3-1 Sunday at the storied Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.
And Trinidad Canadian filmmaker, Frances Anne Solomon is one of 842 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.