CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 5, 2019

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Major Andre Sean McDonald faces evidence tampering charges, San Antonio cops want tips to find his wife, Jamaican Andreen McDonald.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 5, 2019: Here are the headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019:

Five Haitian footballers are dead and 50 others injured after a bus carrying their team crashed in the Dominican Republic.

As her husband, Major Andre Sean McDonald faces evidence tampering charges, San Antonio cops want tips to find his wife, Jamaican Andreen McDonald.

Jamaican model, actress and singer, Grace Jones, rocked Zendaya’s all-black Tommy Hilfiger show in Paris over the weekend.

A South Florida school board will today vote on whether it will retain or fire Schools Superintendent, Jamaican Robert Runcie.

Josiaah Thomas, a St. Vincent and the Grenadines man has been jailed has been jailed for 13 years and four months for raping a 12-year-old girl.

Trinidad PM Dr Kei­th Row­ley is set to be in the US today to un­der­go a se­ries of coro­nary tests and ob­ser­va­tion.

A relatively unknown diplomat has been charged by the Trump administration with trying to break a political stalemate in Haiti.

JetBlue airlines says it’s sorry for using a poster of Cuba-based FBI most wanted, Assata Shakur, as part of a Black History Month tribute at JFK.

The White House is tightening a decades-old embargo on Cuba, that could put foreign companies invested on the island in legal jeopardy.

Juan Guaido, self-appointed interim president of Venezuela, returned to Venezuela Monday after about one and a half weeks.

The curtains will come down on the 2019 Trinidad and Tobago carnival today.

Brazil’s carnival enters day 5 today and will wrap up on March, 9, 2019

And “The Sun Is Also a Star,” by Jamaican writer Nicola Yoon, will be released as a major motion picture on May 17, 2019.