CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 17, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, Fri. May 17, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning May 17, 2019:

“SHAME ON YOU!!!!” says Caribbean born star Rihanna to Alabama governor after she signs stringent abortion bill into law.

Caribbean immigrant advocate Irwine Clare says the new Trump immigration plan could be a “double whammy” for the Caribbean.

Antigua’s AG has denied a business collaboration with billionaire Alki David, who was recently arrested in St. Kitts.

Bermuda is set to be removed from the EU blacklist today according to Royal Gazette reports.

Jamaica’s former PM, Edward Seaga, is being treated for “serious illnesses” at a hospital in Miami, Florida, the current PM has said.

Starbucks has reached a license agreement with Green Star Partners, to open in the Dominican Republic.

The U.S. has ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights to and from Venezuela.

A Guyana businessman has confessed to killing his and burying her in a shallow grave.

The premiers Aruba and Curacao were in Washington this week, meeting with State Department officials on the crisis in Venezuela.

And NYC has broken ground on a new Flatbush Caton Market Development for Caribbean American vendors.

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