November, 2010

CLICO suit coming

Express, Trinidad: The CLICO Policyholders Group yesterday voted unanimously to take legal action against the State. The vote came at a meeting of policyholders at the Daaga Auditorium at the University of the West Indies in St Augustine.

Election debacle has Haiti again near turmoil

AP, Haiti: Haitians entered election day hoping for the best. Within hours, ballot boxes were ripped to pieces, protesters were on the streets and nearly every presidential hopeful was united against the government.

Nelson blasts 'blatant' police killings

Observer, Jamaica: National Security Minister Dwight Nelson yesterday bemoaned the "high level" of extra-judicial killings across the island, some of which he said were "too blatant" and stopping just short of describing them as executions.

Venezuela's leader promises fuel for Suriname

BusinessWeek, USA: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez agreed Friday to supply fuel to Suriname under preferential terms and said he hopes to build a close alliance with its newly elected leader, Desi Bouterse.

PM: Change our way

Nation News, Barbados: That Barbadians need?to focus?on entrepreneurship and wealth creation was the clear message coming from two Government officials this past weekend.

Dominica to host its first Test during 2011 India series

Eurosport, UK: The island of Dominica will host its first Test match during India's tour of the West Indies in 2011, as the West Indies Cricket Board have chosen Windsor Park as the venue for the third and final Test of the series, to be held between July 6 and July 11.