CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 24, 2019

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Romario Barthelery #22 of Martinique tackles Roberto Alvarado #11 of Mexico during the first half of their Group A 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Bank of America Stadium on June 23, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Monday morning June 24, 2019:

Caribbean roots Rapper 21 Savage, who was once in ICE detention, has donated $25,000 to help detained immigrants fight their cases.

Thousands gathered in Kingston, Jamaica Sunday to bid a final farewell to former Prime Minister Edward Seaga who was laid to rest at the National Heroes’ Park.

An 11th American has now died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since last year and the third death in a seven-day span, reports indicate.

A monument honouring the “tremendous contribution” of the Windrush generation is to be erected in London.

Two Haitian American men have been convicted in the US for conspiring to bribe Haitian government officials.

Antigua-born track coach and ex-Olympian, Conrad Mainwaring, has been arrested in the US amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years.

Cuba suffered a drubbing 0-7 at the hands of Canada but Martinique gave Mexico a challenge to end 2-3 last night as the Gold Cup 2019 continued.

The West Indies now have only three points on the ICC World Cup table after their five runs loss again Sunday to New Zealand at Old Trafford.

Singer Britney Spear and her mom are soaking in the sun and the sea in the Turks and Caicos.

And Caribbean born star Rihanna tweeted a shout out to Donald Trump with a picture of a T-shirt that is part of her second Collection and features the word immigrant.

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