CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 10, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning, May 10, 2019:

The latest report on Crime & Safety from the US State Department claims the general crime rate in Guyana is above the US’ national average.

Former Jamaica Prime Minister, Edward Seaga, has reportedly been admitted to a hospital in Miami in serious condition.

There is considerable risk from crime in Paramaribo, Suriname, the US says in its latest OSAC Crime & Safety Report.

Belize voters have said “YES to have UN court rule on an age-old territorial dispute with Guatemala.

A London-based boutique agency was reportedly paid $27m in advisory fees to help Barbados restructure its debt.

13 have been arrested in Trinidad over a plot to assassinate a state witness.

Canada says its embassy in Havana will no longer process visa applications due to staffing cutbacks.

Curaçao’s under-17 soccer squad was crushed by Canada 0-4 in the Concacaf Championship Round of 16 Thursday.

The BVI is projecting it will generate a half-million dollars in revenue from the Buju Banton Long Walk to Freedom show next month.

And the Caribbean Court of Justice has begun hearing the matters concerning the vote of no confidence in Guyana’s national assembly in 2018.

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