CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 9, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, AUG. 9, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning August 9, 2019:

Darien, Connecticut resident, Gavin Scott Hapgood, is set to return to Anguilla later this month to face charges related to the death of a hotel worker there last spring.

Police on St. Maarten have arrested the killers they allege were involved in the slaying of a Canadian citizen during an armed robbery in June 2019.

The easiest place to do business in the Caribbean is actually Puerto Rico according to the latest World Bank rankings.

Dominican tobacco entrepreneur José Thomas Domínguez Díaz is being detained at the request of a US extradition order for several crimes of tax evasion.

The widow of computing tycoon and philanthropist, James Martin, has won a legal battle to allow her to buy Agar’s Island, Bermuda, where she lived with her husband.

Three people miraculously survived after their plane crashed into the ocean near Bimini, Bahamas on Thursday.

President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta will wrap up his Caribbean visit in Barbados today.

Puerto Rico, with 3 governors in a week, now considers a 4th.

And a mechanic from Jamaica is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old girl in Boynton Beach has been arrested on charges of lewd battery.

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