Telegraph, UK: A British woman drowned as she tried to save her friend's teenage daughter from a swollen river in the Caribbean.
Observer, Jamaica: The United States Embassy was not in a position to accommodate former fugitive Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, even if the Rev Merrick 'Al' Miller had succeeded in his mission to take him there, senior police officials have said.
ESPN, USA: FIFA is investigating allegations that Australia's 2022 World Cup bid team broke rules regarding the giving of gifts to the executive committee.
Las Vegas Sun, USA: A 20-year-old garbage collector in the South American country of Guyana has pleaded guilty to performing an indecent act on a dead body after he allegedly exhumed the corpse of an elderly woman and had sex with it.
BBC, UK: Haitian President Rene Preval has set 28 November as the date when voters will elect his successor.
Reuters, Cuba: Human rights group Amnesty International urged Cuba to release political prisoners and take other measures to end what it called a "climate of fear" for government opponents, in a report issued on Wednesday.
Telegraph, UK: Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative Party bank roller, has formally declared to Parliament that he no longer heads a bank in the Central American country of Belize.
Nassau Guardian, Bahamas: Oil exploration in The Bahamas just got a little more intriguing, with license holder BPC noting "high quality" information stemming from a recent preliminary seismic survey, Guardian Business can confirm.
SKNVibes, St Kitts: Despite media reports that the new government of Trinidad and Tobago will not go ahead with the proposed economic union with countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the sub-grouping is prepared to move on without that nation.
One of four Caribbean men accused of a plan to bomb a New York airport makes a last minute plea change.
Charges have been laid against one man in a multi-million dollar fraud that touched several Caribbean countries and affected hundreds of investors.
One of Jamaica's most popular dancehall artistes is wanted by police, while another gets off an assault charge.
Five men held in last week’s drug bust in Montserrat waters face the courts on multiple charges.
Jamaica has received kudos for getting a wanted fugitive from that Caribbean island to the US safely, albeit almost a year after the request for his extradition was made.