Express, Trinidad: At the centre of a political firestorm, former judge Herbert Volney said yesterday that leaving behind his career and life in the Judiciary was the hardest decision he has ever made.
Observer, Jamaica: A five-year-old girl and a church deacon were among the Jamaicans murdered yesterday as gunmen continued wanton killings across the island, pushing the murder toll to almost 530 in just four months.
Nation News, Barbados: The controversy surrounding CLICO International Life, its outgoing executive chairman, Leroy Parris, and the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, William Layne could be heading to the law courts.
Daily Mail, UK: The Bajan singer ditched her usual edgy, scantily-clad outfits for a romantic, flowing maxi dress as she shot the promo for her new single Te Amo.
AP, Guyana: A fisherman in Guyana says he was attacked by a jaguar on a remote river in the Rupununi savanna near the border with Brazil.
Xinhua, China: At least 300 children were poisoned on Tuesday after drinking milk at a school breakfast in the northeast of the Dominican Republic, local health officials said.
NECN, USA: Outside of a cell phone store in Havana, Lidai pops out with a leather case for her new Nokia. She's taking advantage of a promotion from Cuba's state-run phone company, designed to make mobile phones more accessible across the island.
Tribune, Bahamas: One year after regional Cariforum governments signed on to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU), there is still "not much being done" at a regional level to hasten implementation of the trade agreement, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce's trade expert said yesterday.
BBC, UK: The third ICC World Twenty20 tournament begins in Guyana at 1800 BST on Friday with Sri Lanka taking on New Zealand, before West Indies face Ireland.
A five-year-old girl and a pastor were among several people shot dead in Jamaica on a bloody Thursday that saw the number of murder victims inching closer to 530.
A High Court judge in Jamaica has awarded almost J$21 million (US$237,422) in damages to a man who was shot in the back by police 16 years ago.
CARICOM’s Special Representative on Haiti, PJ Patterson, has been pleading that country’s case at the Organisation of American States (OAS), appealing for assistance to prevent any escalation in the consequences of the earthquake disaster and begin re-engineering a brand new Haiti.
Agricultural trade between Guyana and Brazil is soon to take off with the conclusion of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the area of phytosanitary security for agricultural produce.
A CARICOM Secretariat official is lamenting that regional countries are not maximizing opportunities in the cultural/creative industries, one of the fastest growing sectors of the world-economy.