Sir Allen Stanford will remain in jail until his August 25th trial, after a federal judge revoked the US$500,000 granted by a magistrate last Thursday.
Trinidad Guardian: T&T batsman Lendl Simmons says his form is “pretty good” but he will take the decision in stride and work much harder.
RadioJamaica: A police sargeant accused of sexually assaulting a little girl while she was in police custody has turned himself in, accompanied by his lawyer.
Jamaica Observer: Health authorities in St Lucia have urged the public to remain calm after the country reported its first case of swine flu.
ETN: The Caribbean destinations of Trinidad and Tobago are noted for white sandy beaches and blue green water as well as for 550 murders and 11 kidnappings in 2008.
Sify News, India: After high drama that lasted 24 hours, 10 Guyanese children, who underwent cardiac surgery at a private hospital and were detained for non-payment of bills, were allowed to return home.
Financial Times: Sir Allen Stanford faced another night in jail on Monday after a US district judge delayed a ruling on whether he would be allowed out on bail.
Bloomsberg: R. Allen Stanford’s individual investors, whose brokerage accounts were ordered frozen during a review by the receiver, must be given access to their funds by Aug 3, a US judge decided.
Mirror, UK: Andrew Thompson said if the robbers had waved the gun in his face and demanded money, he would have given him his wallet but he shot first then asked questions later.
Trinidad and Tobago could have a vaccine for the H1N1 virus in another four months, Health Minister Jerry Narace has revealed.
Despite more delays to Britain taking over government in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Governor Gordon Wetherell has insisted that he will not be deflected from pressing ahead with the direct rule.
Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding says his administration will only enter into an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if the terms of that arrangement are beneficial to the country.
Caribbean leaders have been swift to condemn the military coup that removed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya from office yesterday, and have called for his immediate return.