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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 12, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Monday morning August 12, 2019:

Caribbean national Clive Peck of Jamaica is among three UN workers who were killed when a bomb laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Benghazi.

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden reportedly gave $10,000 on Saturday to a family in The Bahamas that was fishing for food.

53-year-old Jeffrey Hanson, of Orange, Connecticut is due in court today after being arrested for posting threatening comments to Facebook regarding a Puerto Rican festival.

A second American Airlines flight had to abort its transit after encountering technical difficulties in mid-air after department from the Cheddi Jagan Airport in Guyana.

A female national of the Dominican Republic has been arrested by US ICE in St. Thomas, U.S.VI in a migrant smuggling and prostitution scheme.

The accomplishments of the late pioneering U.S. politician Shirley Chisholm will come to life in “Unbossed & Unbowed,” from Ingrid Griffith on August 18th in NYC.

The West Indies Cricket team suffered a 59-run (DLS) loss to India Sunday in a rain-hit second One-Day International at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad.

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has broken the 40-year-old Pan Am Games 200 metres record clocking 22.43 seconds.

And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has shocked many by suggesting people should “poop every other day” as a way to save the planet.

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 12, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Monday morning August 12, 2019:

Caribbean national Clive Peck of Jamaica is among three UN workers who were killed when a bomb laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Benghazi.

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden reportedly gave $10,000 on Saturday to a family in The Bahamas that was fishing for food.

53-year-old Jeffrey Hanson, of Orange, Connecticut is due in court today after being arrested for posting threatening comments to Facebook regarding a Puerto Rican festival.

A second American Airlines flight had to abort its transit after encountering technical difficulties in mid-air after department from the Cheddi Jagan Airport in Guyana.

A female national of the Dominican Republic has been arrested by US ICE in St. Thomas, U.S.VI in a migrant smuggling and prostitution scheme.

The accomplishments of the late pioneering U.S. politician Shirley Chisholm will come to life in “Unbossed & Unbowed,” from Ingrid Griffith on August 18th in NYC.

The West Indies Cricket team suffered a 59-run (DLS) loss to India Sunday in a rain-hit second One-Day International at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad.

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has broken the 40-year-old Pan Am Games 200 metres record clocking 22.43 seconds.

And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has shocked many by suggesting people should “poop every other day” as a way to save the planet.

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