CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 20, 2019

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Bakari Sellers addressing UVI students. (Twitter image/Dr. Camille McKayle.)
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News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, Mon. May 20, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Monday morning May 20, 2019:

CNN political analyst, Bakari Sellers, has urged US Virgin Islands university grads to push through with their dreams.

Bahamas officials believe they have uncovered an elaborate human smuggling scheme in Grand Bahama involving 12 African nationals.

The Botham Jean Foundation will pay for the funeral of Pamela Turner who was shot by police in Texas, his mother says.

A Jamaican immigrant who has a prior firearms-related offense was among 13 nabbed by US ICE in New Jersey.

On a day when mourners gathered to bury a murdered 8-year-old in Jamaica, the toll of children killed rose again with the murder of a 5-year-old.

Bermuda along with Aruba and Barbados have been removed from the EU’s blacklist.

Police in the DR say they two men have been arrested in the murder of Niagara Falls born Jay McGuire, who was killed there last month.

11 are dead in the northern Brazil state of Pará after a gang of gunmen opened fire on a bar.

Duckworth/Lewis had the final say as West Indies lost their latest One-Day International to Bangladesh by five wickets.

And Khloé Kardashian and her 13-month-old daughter, True, were caught vacationing in the Turks and Caicos this past weekend.

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