Miami Herald, USA: Fidel Castro was despondent during a health crisis emergency in 2006 that put him at death's door.
Bloomberg, Dominican Republic: A partnership of Dominican businessmen has bought this Caribbean country's oldest daily newspaper and its radio stations, officials announced Monday.
Agri-business, sports and faith tourism linkages among issues to be discussed.
The Category Two Hurricane Earl, packing maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour when it passed the country, headed toward the northernmost Leeward Islands after dumping more than five inches of rain last night and in the early hours of this morning.
Reuters, USA: Hurricane Earl strengthened as it began buffeting the Northern Leeward islands in the Caribbean on Monday and was seen becoming a powerful storm within the next 24 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Observer, Jamaica: People cried openly yesterday as they gathered in the small community of Clay Ground here in Bamboo to mourn the death of three sisters who were killed in a fire at their home Saturday night.
AP, USA: Authorities say a Barbados woman who had been told she could not stay in the U.S. while her daughter was treated for a rare form of cancer will not be forced to immediately return home.
Go Jamaica, Jamaica: A high-level probe is now under way into the shooting death of a reported cop inside the Ocho Rios Police Station in St Ann late this evening.
Guardian, Trinidad: Two late leaders, Dr Wahid Ali and Pundit Krishna Maharaj, as well as senior attorney Karl Hudson-Phillips and former PNM minister Kamaluddin Mohammed, will be honoured with the nation's highest award.
eTaiwan News, Puerto Rico: A man accused of opening fire on a police helicopter and killing the co-pilot was arrested Saturday after a three-month hunt, authorities said.
Stabroek News, Guyana: For two months now, Munroe has been having good days and not so good days as he recovers from third degree burns over a large portion of his body.
AP, Cuba: Cuba has begun allowing foreign investors to lease government land for up to 99 years, a step toward a future that could be filled with golf courses ringed by luxury villas, beachfront timeshares and vacation homes for well-heeled tourists.
Guardian, UK: He can run 100m in 9.58 seconds, but says he's lazy. He's the best sprinter on the planet, but fancies turning his hand to professional football. And as for settling down? Forget that.
CTV, Canada: It looks like a meteor strike: From out of nowhere, a huge clearing appears in the jungle – a deep rust-colored pit surrounded by mounds of dirt and thick stands of trees pushed to the side in dense piles of overturned soil.