News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America this Monday, September 30, 2019:
Former boxer Mike Tyson has announced plans to take his marijuana empire to the Caribbean with an annual conference in Antigua in April 2020 along with a cannabis farm.
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley was the lone Caribbean prime minister to represent the region at the Global Citizens concert in Central Park, NYC Saturday night.
Caribbean Olympian, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made history Sunday night at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, claiming her 4th world title in the women’s 100-m, a decade after winning her maiden crown and just 13 months after giving birth to her son.
The trial of Amber Guyger, who is accused of killing St. Lucian immigrant Botham Shem Jean, will enter its seventh day today in Dallas, Texas, two days after what would have been the victim’s 28th birthday.
A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the Chilean coast Sunday but no immediate damages were reported. The quake was centered 83 miles west of Talca.
And fans of popular Mexican singer José José, known as the “Prince of Song,” are mourning his passing at the age of 71 even as Mexico’s described him as one of Mexico’s most-loved voices.