December, 2010

Foetus in toilet

Nation News, Barbados: Thirty-one-year-old Melissa Holder of Danesbury, Black Rock, St Michael, suffered a miscarriage after being beaten by a man on Tuesday night.

Cuba to cut soap and toothpaste from monthly ration

Reuters, Cuba: Cuba's government, trying to save money and wean its citizens from subsidies, said on Wednesday it will remove soap, toothpaste and detergent from the monthly ration of food and consumer products it has handed out since the early days of the Cuban revolution.

Haitian judge frees Nantucket aid worker

Boston.com, Haiti: A Nantucket man working in Haiti on a humanitarian mission was freed from prison there after 18 days when a judge in the country declined to bring kidnapping charges against him, his aid organization said last night.

Scotia wants to promote male role models

Express, Trinidad: Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd is examining a social programme where male role models will be used for the "advancement of the Caribbean male", managing director of the bank Richard Young said yesterday.