Caribbean News

Immigrants Have Until Feb. 24th To Avoid The Public Charge Rule Change

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 21, 2020: Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know that the Donald Trump administration is set to begin implementing it public charge rule against immigrants, following its January 27th U.S. Supreme Court political win that lifted the nationwide temporary injunction. ...

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Twitter Users Hammer Bloomberg For Failure To Mention Bermuda Residence At Democratic Debate

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 20, 2020: Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg entered the Democratic Presidential debates last night and immediately became the punching bag. But while frontrunner and Senator Bernie Sander may have made a veiled reference to the billionaire’s home in a “tax haven,” Twitter users were not as ...

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Mexican Prosecutors To Issue Arrest Warrants In Murder Of 7-Year-Old

Caribbean News, Latin America News: MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Thurs. Feb 20, 2020 (Reuters) – Mexican authorities said on Wednesday they would soon issue arrest warrants for two people wanted for the murder of a 7-year-old girl in Mexico City, the latest in a series of killings that have unleashed outrage over growing violence against women. Ulises Lara Lopez, spokesman for ...

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Caribbean Born, Florida Lawmaker Apologizes For Calling Challenger ‘Ba–y Boy’

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 19, 2020: A Caribbean-born, Florida state lawmaker has been forced to apologize after referring to his 2020 Primary challenger by the anti-gay slur, ‘ba—y boy.’ St. Maarten-born attorney, Al Jacquet, a Democratic Party member Florida House of Representative of District 88, apologized Tuesday for using the gay slur ...

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U.S. Blacklists Unit Of Russian Oil Giant To Hurt Venezuela

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Humeyra Pamuk and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb 19, 2020, (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major Rosneft that President Donald Trump’s administration said provides a financial lifeline to President Nicolas Maduro’s government. The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions ...

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After Guaido Flight, Venezuela Suspends Flights From Portugal’s TAP

Caribbean News, Latin America News: CARACAS, Venezuela, Tues. Feb. 18, 2020 (Reuters) – Venezuela said on Monday it would suspend TAP Air Portugal flights into and out of the country for 90 days, accusing the carrier of allowing opposition leader Juan Guaido’s uncle to bring explosives onto a flight to Caracas last week. Announcing the measure on Twitter, Vice President ...

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This Caribbean Country Has Had 73 Murders In 45 Days

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020: In just 45 days of 2020, one Caribbean country has already had 73 murders. The Caribbean twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago recorded its 73rd murder in Arima on Friday night when Neeval Rampersad of Cumuto, was shot and killed inside his vehicle at O’Meara Road. ...

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