CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MARCH 6, 2019

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Myron W. Wentz is the founder, chairman and former CEO of USANA Health Sciences, a Utah-based multi-level marketing company that produces various nutritional products and supplements is listed as a billionaire of St. Kitts on the Forbes 2019 Billionaire list.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 6, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for today, March 6, 2019:

Two men listed as Caribbean nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis have made the 2019 Forbes Billionaire List. They are Dr. Myron Wentz and Mr. Wu Xu.

Seaga Gillard, a Caribbean immigrant born in St. Lucia, has been sentenced to death in North Carolina for killing a pregnant sex worker and her boyfriend.

Two Caribbean nationals and several Latin Americans are among 20 arrested by US ICE in New York.

Jamaican Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie survived an attempt to topple him from his post Tuesday.

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Trinidad last night around 8:12 p.m. according to the UWI Seismic Unit.

A Jamaican pastor charged with rape of a 12-year-old girl and impregnating her has had his bail revoked by a High Court judge.

91 Latin Americans have made the 2019 Forbes Billionaire list, including 58 from Brazil.

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel has been discharged from the University Hospital of the West Indies, where he had been hospitalised since Sunday, March 3rd.

Mexican network Televisa is facing backlash after one of its hosts, Yeka Rosales, appeared in brownface to parody “Roma” and actress Yalitza Aparicio.

And soca star Allison Hinds and US singer Mýa helped bring the curtain down on Trinidad carnival 2019 Tuesday.