Jamaica Observer: According to reports, Barrack Obama opted for a Bud Light while Sgt Crowley chose the Belgian-style brewed Blue Moon. Henry Louis Gates’ preference for the Jamaican lager beer was made known to the White House earlier this week.
Jamaica Observer: As an elections legal court battle continues, Denzil Douglas is unhappy that lawyers for his opponents are politicians – one from Barbados and the other from Trinidad & Tobago.
BVI News Online: The chief medical officer in the British Virigin Island has advised islanders on what precautions to take against this “troubling” development in the Caribbean ahead of a meeting of medical officials today.
President Bharrat Jagdeo has revealed that persons responsible for the recent arson at the Ministry of Health have confessed.
The Jamaica government has decided to implement a reduction in stamp duty and transfer tax to stimulate the flagging real estate market.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is to sell some of its gold reserves to increase lending to some of the world’s poorer countries.
Cuba and Russia have sealed a deal that will allow for oil exploration in waters off the Caribbean island’s coast.
Golding says he expects to receive an update on discussions with financial institutions on reconfiguring the national debt.
Barbados will be seeking to capitalise on the billion dollar industry of medical tourism.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has denied reports of a sugar shortage in the country.
Bermuda and Ireland have signed an agreement that will allow Irish tax investigators to request information from authorities in the Caribbean island.
Cayman News Services: A Parliamentary watchdog is to investigate the expenditure by the police on a helicopter which has now risen to $3m with no aircraft yet in sight.
CBC, Barbados: David Thompson says he has no intention of re-opening the wounds of the 1990s when the island was forced into an austere structural adjustment programme with the IMF.
Nassau Guardian: A constable has pleaded not guilty to charges of extorting $1,100 from a woman two months ago.