New York Post, USA: Jamal “Shyne” Barrow reportedly was shipped back to his native Belize for a 2001 felony as sault con viction stemming from the wild night in 1999 when three people were shot at the West 43rd Street nightclub.
Dominican Today, Dominican Republic: United States embassy Commercial attaché Christopher Lambert yesterday revealed his concern with the spike in drug trafficking here and in other countries, for which Washington will concentrate on increasing its collaboration in the war on drugs.
Reuters, USA: A complaint filed by the Canadian owner of Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, an eco-tourist facility in Barbados, alleges that the Government of Barbados has violated its international obligations by refusing to enforce its environmental laws, thereby allowing increased pollution and land development to damage the Sanctuary.
Tax News.como, USA: Liechtenstein has signed two more tax information exchange accords (TIEA) with Belgium and Antigua and Barbuda. The agreements comply with Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) standards for cooperation between states on tax matters.
ASAP News, UK: Extra seats on fights will be provided by British Airways, on the airline’s network to the Caribbean. British Airways made the announcement earlier this week, and has promised more passengers to the Caribbean than any other airline, when it increases flight count in the summer of next year.
AP, USA: The idea of setting a world record always appealed to Waul; he recalls that as a 7-year-old in Jamaica he pored over his father’s Guinness Book of World Records.
Observer, Jamaica: Evidence found in the motor car police Constable Delroy Brown drove to the volatile community of Seaview Gardens where he was shot dead last week suggests that the cop was trafficking in illegal drugs, a highly placed police source confirmed yesterday.
Express, Trinidad: A pastor went to prison yesterday after he was refused bail when he appeared in court, charged with sex crimes in which the alleged victims were teenage boys.
AP, USA: A judge in Grenada on Tuesday appointed a liquidator for a weekly newspaper that lost a libel case to a former prime minister of the Caribbean island.
Press Association, USA: A US man is facing life in a Caribbean prison after a jury convicted him of drowning his wife during a scuba-diving trip a decade ago, in what prosecutors called a near-perfect murder.
Advocate News, Barbados: More legislative changes are coming to aid the international business sector.
Cleveland Leader, USA: For the past several months, Amy Winehouse had been hanging out in the island of St. Lucia. Besides the occasional stories of her wanting to adopt children or stumbling around the island drunk or high, we haven’t heard much from the woman who used to dominate the UK and US gossip rags.
AP, USA: A Bahamas lawmaker apologized publicly Tuesday for remarks that caused a mistrial in the John Travolta extortion case, but he did not reveal who told him that a defendant had been acquitted before a verdict was announced.
Latin American Herald Tribune, USA: The director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, a state agency known by the initials CTPR, has launched a series of meetings with directors of cruise lines with the goal of making the U.S. commonwealth the Caribbean base for the industry.