CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 21, 2019

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A press conference following the funeral service for Botham Shem Jean at Greenville Avenue Church of Christ on September 13, 2018 in Richardson, Texas. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 21, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Thursday morning, March 21, 2019:

The trial of Amber Guyger, who shot St. Lucian immigrant Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment last September, is set to begin on Monday, Aug. 12th.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was in to Haiti Wednesday urging dialogue between the country’s embattled president and opposition parties.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla was in St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tuesday as they continued their Caribbean tour.

The last Puerto Rican customers were reconnected to island’s main power grid Wednesday, one year and six months after the 2017 hurricanes.

The Jamaican government says its embassy in Caracas, Venezuela will be closed temporarily as of April 1, 2019.

38 Percent of New York City immigration court cases involving Haitians end with deportation orders, a New York report has found.

Antivirus software developer, John McAfee, must pay more than $25 million to the estate of a Florida man whom he allegedly ordered murdered in Belize.

U.N. high commissioner Michelle Bachelet says political divisions in Venezuela are worsening an already critical rights situation.

And the Jamaican men’s Reggae Boyz team includes six MLS players for its CONCACAF Nations League qualifier against El Salvador Saturday.