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NAN’s Caribbean News Roundup

JUNE 25, 2019

From NAN

Haiti and fans celebrate a goal by Duckens Nazon #9 during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match against Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena on June 24, 2019 in Harrison, N.J. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 25, 2019:

Haiti’s soccer team thrilled fans globally Monday night, making Gold Cup history by beating Costa Rica 2-1 to advance to the quarter finals of the tourney.

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda says once Indian fugitive turned Antigua citizen, Mehul Choksi has exhausted all his legal options he will be extradited.

American doctor, Gary Swank, 53, and his tour guide were found murdered in Belize Sunday, according to officials with Virginia’s Carilion Clinic.

Dr. Rafael Sanchez Cardenas, minister of health in the Dominican Republic, insists that the recent rash of American tourist deaths are not related.

One passenger in a Carnival Ecstasy tour in the Bahamas may be paralyzed after a tour bus crash on the island of Eleuthera Monday left six people seriously injured.

The Caribbean Court of Justice is expected to rule on elections in Guyana by July 12th.

The Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands returned home Monday after being hospitalized in Jamaica following her collapse at the gravesite of former PM Edward Seaga.

47 Mexicans, 4 Hondurans and 1 Cuban were among 52 criminal immigrants nabbed by US ICE in South Texas late last week.

Three mysterious deaths and dozens of violent attacks on “butch lesbians” or camionas, have put lesbians in Chile’s Fifth region on red alert.

A California couple has been indicted on charges related to forced labor in a restaurant without pay of a Guatemalan woman and her minor daughters.

Bermuda stunned Nicaragua with a 2-0 defeat in the the Gold Cup group stage, Group B clash last night in Harrison, New Jersey.

Joylyn Anita Conway is the new Miss World Guyana 2019. She will represent Guyana at the Miss World competition in Thailand later this year.

And Beyonce’s publicist, Grenada born Yvette Noel-Schure, is set to headline this year’s WeLead Caribbean Women’s Leadership and Business Conference in Guyana.

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