CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 13, 2019

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Boeings first 737 MAX named the "Spirit of Renton" at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington on December 8, 2015. (Photo credit: JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Images)


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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 13, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning, March 3, 2019:

Bermuda has prohibited Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 aircraft from its airspace until further notice, following Sunday’s deadly plane crash in Ethiopia.

Three Latin American airlines, including Aero Mexico, have grounded their Boeing 737 Max fleets.

Belize, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago and the U.S. Virgin Islands are on the EU’s revised tax-haven blacklist.

A federal court in Maryland has denied the Trump administration’s attempt to block a lawsuit challenging the decision to terminate TPS for Haitians.

House Democrats presented a broad immigration proposal Tuesday that would allow more than 2 million immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship.

Carnival Cruise Line has abruptly canceled all future port stops to Antigua.

Digicel wants a court to dismiss a complaint by US-based Haitians who claim the company is part of a “conspiracy” to divert taxes on telephone calls.

The US has pulled remaining US diplomats from Venezuela and says it will soon impose new sanctions and visa revocations.

Jamaican roots Alexandra Davis last night was elected to the post of Miramar Commissioner Seat 4, beating the incumbent Darlene Riggs.

And New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and long-time girlfriend Linda Holliday are enjoying some sin at the Barbados resort, “Flouters.”