October, 2009

Fishermen missing after pirate attack

Stabroek News, Guyana: A search has been launched for two East Coast Demerara fishermen who are missing after two Guyanese fishing boats were attacked by pirates in Suriname waters around 7 pm on Wednesday, the pirates taking the two men hostage while escaping.

Three Bajan artistes hit it big

Nation News, Barbados: Three of this country’s rising musical stars have hit the big time, earning their biggest gig since easing onto the international market within the past two years.

Airport scare

Observer, Jamaica: Passengers and staff at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) yesterday scampered for cover after smoke, allegedly caused by a welding mishap, billowed through the ventilation system inside the Terminal Building.