CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 31, 2019

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A West Indies cricketer greets The Queen ahead of the World Cup opener in England today, May 31, 2019.
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRIMAY 31, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning, May 31, 2019:

Men in Jamaica, T&T and the DR all lose around two years of their lives because of homicides an Australian National University study has found.

Females from the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica, all lose about half a year of life expectancy due to homicides, the ANU study added.

Over 45,000 Caribbean nationals became green card holders last year a NAN analysis has found.

An eight-month-old baby was chopped to death in Jamaica Thursday by the common-law husband of his mother.

Haiti’s 3rd attempt to ratify a new government ended in chaos Thursday, when four opposition senators ransacked the chamber.

A Delaware woman says she was brutally beaten and left to die at a resort in the Dominican Republic.

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan was reportedly rescued at sea after boat he was on capsized in Puerto Rico.

Reggae legend Bunny Wailer has has revealed his intention to farm over 140 acres of marijuana in Jamaica.

West Indies cricketers were among those meeting The Queen and Prince Harry ahead of Cricket World Cup today.

And Haitian national Marsha Jean-Charles has become the first Ph.D. graduate in Africana studies from Cornell University.

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