Caribbean News Roundup – Nov. 19, 2018

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon, 2018: Here are the headlines making news from the Caribbean for Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

This Caribbean Prime Minister Says Nationals Should Not Be Prosecuted For Small Quantities Of Weed

Another Caribbean prime minister also believes nationals in his country should not be prosecuted for small quantities of marijuana. He made the comment while addressing his first National Consultation on Cannabis held at the Goodwill Parish Hall on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Dominica. Continue Reading

Nude Body Found In This Caribbean Island May Be Missing Teen Mom

Po­lice in one Caribbean island be­lieve the nude body of a woman found by hunters in a remote part on this Caribbean island may be that of a 19-year-old moth­er of two young boys who was re­port­ed miss­ing two weeks ago by rel­a­tives. Continue Reading

A Canadian Citizen Who Was On Board That Fly Jamaica Flight That Crashed In Guyana Is Dead

An 86-year-old Canadian citizen who was on board the Fly Jamaica flight that crash landed in Guyana has died a week later at the Georgetown hospital. Continue Reading

Body With Multiple Gunshot Wounds Discovered In This Caribbean Island

Police in one Caribbean island are investigating the discovery of a body with multiple gunshot wounds Sunday morning, a law enforcement official has confirmed. Continue Reading

Cuba Pulls Out Its Doctors Out Of Brazil

Cuba is pulling thousands of doctors out of Brazil, after what it called “contemptuous and threatening” remarks by president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, aka the Donald Trump of Brazil. Continue Reading

This Caribbean PM Refutes Allegations Of Roofer Kickbacks

A Caribbean Prime Minister has denied claims by the opposition in his country of kickbacks and bias in the administration of the Hurricane Repair Programme there. Continue Reading

Standards & Poor Gives A Credit Upgrade To This Caribbean Country

Standard & Poor’s has raised its long- and short-term local currency sovereign credit ratings on one Caribbean nation from ‘SD/SD’ to ‘B-/B.’ S&P also affirmed its ‘SD/SD’ long- and short-term foreign currency credit ratings on the island, and its ‘D’ (default) ratings on its foreign-currency issues. Continue Reading

Here’s What This Caribbean Born Rapper And THe Upcoming Spider Man Movie Have In Common

A Caribbean born star says she has laid down some verses for the soundtrack of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, coming to theaters this winter. Continue Reading

These Two Caribbean Countries Near Gold Cup With Concacaf Nations League Qualifier Wins

Two Caribbean nations each tallied key wins in their Concacaf Nations League qualifiers on Saturday, thanks in large part to goalscoring contributions from MLS attackers. They will resume qualifying play in March 2019 with the top six qualifying teams advancing to League A and clinch a 2019 Gold Cup berth. Continue Reading

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