Barbados, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines feel the brunt of the system that developed and strengthened quickly.
Recent news on the stalemate in the EPA negotiations in Southern Africa raises fresh questions about the wisdom of Cariforum countries in rushing to sign on to a ‘Full’ EPA with Europe in October 2008.
Credit from the IDB will finance reconstruction of sewage system, improve efficiency of the water and sanitation provider, and combat transmission of neglected tropical diseases.
The widow of reggae legend Bob Marley will receive the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award.
The OAS Assistant Secretary General convened a high-level meeting to discuss the issues.
Barbadians went in large numbers to the Parliament building to see their late leader lying in state.
A month after heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Nicole drenched Jamaica, floodwaters are still rising.
The storm could pass near the island tonight.
Former deputy Paula Cox takes over leadership of the ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) and the government as her predecessor warns of threats within the party.
Stabroek News, Guyana: Guyana stands a fifty percent chance of being hit by a tropical cyclone in the Atlantic Ocean within the next 48 hours, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said last evening on its website.
Herald Sun, Australia: A wealthy woman who immigrated to the Caribbean from Britain mysteriously starved to death after meeting a new boyfriend.
Express, Trinidad: A 24-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has successfully overcome her physical challenges to graduate from the University of the West Indies (UWI) with a Bachelors of Science Degree.
Guardian, UK: British Airways boss Willie Walsh has warned that next week's increase in flight taxes will hit families and hinder the government's deficit-cutting strategy by restricting private sector job growth.
Observer, Jamaica: Gunmen, in what appeared to be a well-organised robbery, yesterday looted a jewellery store at Premier Plaza in Kingston of cash and jewellery valued at close to $100 million.