March, 2010

Praying for rain

Observer, Jamaica: Families islandwide, and especially those in the Corporate Area, have for months now been plagued by worries over water as the rains refuse to come and the National Water Commission daily rations the essential natural resource.

Girl dies after 'exorcism'

Stabroek News, Guyana: Saying she was demon possessed, a pastor and several church members on Sunday "treated" a 14-year-old girl for hours by pounding her stomach until she bled. The teen died hours later at the West Demerara Regional Hospital.

Concerns raised over VAT

St Kitts Nevis Observer, St Kitts: Opposition Leader Hon. Mark Brantley and Chamber of Industry and Commerce President Michael Morton have expressed concerns over the government's Nov 1 scheduled implementation of a Value Added Tax.

Turks and Caicos islanders expecting indictments

South Florida Caribbean News, USA: Indictments of the embattled former Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands Michael Misick and his cabinet colleagues Lillian Boyce, Floyd Hall, McAllister Hanchell, and Jeffrey Hall along with unknown others are eagerly anticipated by some residents in the TCI.