CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 18, 2019

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Buju Banton performing early Sunday morning, June 16, 2019, in the BVI.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 18, 2019:

Joseph Allen of Avenel, New Jersey is now the 9th American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic since last June 2018.

The Government of Switzerland says it is establishing an institution geared towards setting global standards for Citizenship by Investment Programmes.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has renewed his call for a Grenada-style invasion of Venezuela.

Thousands showed up over the weekend in Road Town, BVI for Buju Banton’s latest Long Walk To Freedom Tour concert.

Warriors assistant coach Chris DeMarco has agreed to become head coach of the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s senior men’s national team.

Guyana, ranked No. 177 in FIFA’s rankings, faces the US today in their first Gold Cup match at the Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota.

An excellent all-round showing from Shakib al Hasan saw Bangladesh condemn West Indies to their third defeat in the ICC World Cup 2019 at Taunton on Monday.

And the Reggae Girlz face Australia at 3 p.m. EST in their last match of Group C at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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