CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 22, 2019

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The meeting which includes the President of Haiti whose nationals have seen their Temporarary Protected Status revovked by the Trump administration, comes over a year after reports that Donald Trump referred to Haiti, Africa and El Salvador as "shithole countries." (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 22, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning, March 22, 2019:

Caribbean Diaspora nationals want to know what the five Caribbean leaders meeting with Donald Trump today will request for the region and their Diasporas.

Barbados’ PM has reiterated the need for non-interference in Venezuela as Donald Trump gets ready to meet with a select group of Caribbean leaders – Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Michael Holness, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina and Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.

Some in the Diaspora are questioning whether the Caribbean leaders meeting with Donald Trump will be paying to stay at Mar-A-Lago.

The murder toll in Barbados reached 20 for 2019, Thursday surpassing the total for the same period last year.

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A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Guadeloupe Thursday.

Some women who worked with billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt says he offered use of a Caribbean home as an incentive for sex.

All privately-owned US-registered aircrafts in Guyana have been grounded to allow for checks of their maintenance records.

A group of Haitians in Montreal are appealing to authorities there to block an upcoming concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly.

A woman wanted for murder in the Dominican Republic was nabbed this week attempting to illegally enter Puerto Rico.

And St. Vincent and the Grenadines PM says he won’t try again to abolish the monarchy after Prince Charles visits the island.


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