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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – May 1, 2020

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. May 1, 2020: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for May 1, 2020: Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Bashaud Breeland was arrested this week in South Carolina on five charges including possession of 28 grams or less of marijuana or 10 grams of ...

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Prominent Neurosurgeon Michael McDermott, M.D., Joins Baptist Health South Florida To Lead Miami Neuroscience Institute

Caribbean News, Latin America News: CORAL GABLES, Florida, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Baptist Health South Florida welcomes Michael McDermott, M.D., a world-renowned leader in neurosciences with clinical expertise in the field of meningioma research and gamma knife radiosurgery, as its new chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute, formerly known as Baptist Health Neuroscience Center. Dr. McDermott, ...

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Mastercard Study Shows Consumers In LAC Make the Move To Contactless Payments

Caribbean News, Latin America News: MIAMI, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — During first quarter of 2020, as many countries imposed necessary restrictions on social distancing, a growing number of consumers in Latin America & Caribbean (LAC) turned to contactless payments for necessary purchases, a new Mastercard study shows. According to the survey, 35% of people in the region have ...

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Co-Owner Of NY Funeral Home With Dead Bodies In U-Haul Trucks Is Caribbean Born

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 30, 2020: The Brooklyn, NY funeral home where at least 15 dead bodies in U-Haul trucks and other vehicles parked on the street, is co-owned by a Caribbean-born national, News Americas has found. Barbadian-born national, Alva Stuart -co-owns the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Home at 2037A Utica Avenue ...

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Mexican Cartels Turn To Human Trafficking

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Christine Murray MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Thurs. April 30, 2020 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Organized crime is mutating in Mexico as gangs who steal oil and sell drugs try a lucrative new line of work trafficking people, according to a top official fighting money laundering. Santiago Nieto, head of Mexico’s financial intelligence unit (UIF), said ...

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At Least Four Deportees Sent Back To The Caribbean Are COVID-19 Positive

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 30, 2020: At least four Caribbean immigrants deported by the US government have tested positive for the coronavirus on home soil. The Jamaican government has confirmed one of the 46 people who arrived in Jamaica on a deportation flight from the United States a week ago has tested ...

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With No Access To Running Water, Brazil’s Indigenous Reserve Are More Exposed To Coronavirus

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Mauricio Angelo BRASILIA, Brazil, Thurs. April 29, 2020 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Brazil’s most populous indigenous reserve, the Guarani Kaiowa people live in fear of catching the novel coronavirus, knowing they have no access to one of the most effective weapons against spreading the infection: running water. No family in the Dourados Indigenous ...

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Windies Cricketer Chris Gayle Publicly ‘Cusses Out’ Sarwan On YouTube

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 29, 2020: Jamaican-born, Windies cricketer Chris Gayle is so mad that he won’t be in the line-up for the Jamaica Tallawahs in this year’s  2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season, that he has taken to YouTube to publicly ‘cuss out’ his former team mate and assistant Tallawahs coach, Guyanese Ramnaresh Sarwan. See the ...

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Windies Cricketer Chris Gayle Publicly ‘Cusses Out’ Sarwan On YouTube

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 29, 2020: Jamaican-born, Windies cricketer Chris Gayle is so mad that he won’t be in the line-up for the Jamaica Tallawahs in this year’s  2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season, that he has taken to YouTube to publicly ‘cuss out’ his former team mate and assistant Tallawahs coach, Guyanese Ramnaresh Sarwan. See the ...

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This Caribbean Country Announces A Local Reopening Today

News Americas, The Valley, Anguilla, Weds. April 29, 2020: At least one Caribbean country is taking steps to return to some level of normalcy, allowing several local businesses to reopen today, April 29, 2020. The government in the British dependent territory of Anguilla has have announced the removal of all regulations restricting movement and gatherings, effective today.    This means ...

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