CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 11, 2019

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Eliezer Salvador, friend of former Red Sox star David Ortiz,at the clinic where his friend is being treated after being shot and wounded late Sunday at an amusement centre, to leave the jewels and clothes -with blood stains- that Ortiz was wearing at the time of the shooting, in Santo Domingo, on June 10, 2019. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 11, 2019:

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A Canadian tourist who was shot during a suspected robbery attempt in Sint Maarten has died of his injuries while being treated in Florida.

The Jamaica Football Federation has apologised to Reggae Girlz advocate Cedella Marley, after she was forced to greet the team through a fence.

A strike and new protests in Haiti has paralyzed the country and left two dead.

The Boston Red Sox has sent a plane to pick up legendary slugger David Ortiz and bring him to Boston after he was shot in the Dominican Republic.

The EU’s corporate-tax watchdog is removing the island country of Dominica from its famous tax haven blacklist.

Mexico has been given 45 days to curb migrant flow to US by the Trump administration.

Neymar’s rape accuser’s lawyer says he may withdraw from the case if he is not shown all the evidence.

The corner of Fulton Street and St. James Place in Clinton Hill Brooklyn, NY has been renamed after Jamaican American rapper Biggie Smalls.

And Caribbean born star Rihanna has revealed she is “shy” but the first thing she does in the morning is “pray.”

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