Express, Trinidad: Minister of Works and Transport Jack Warner yesterday described Kamla Persad-Bissessar as "brave" for attending last Saturday's Calypso Fiesta at Skinner Park, San Fernando, an event he said he has not attended in years.
Reuters, Africa: Trinidad and Tobago has approved the construction of a $2 billion ammonia, urea and melamine complex, the country's energy minister said on Monday.
Seattle Times, USA: The U.S. government has agreed to pay $400,000 to an American citizen and Army veteran from Washington state who was locked up for seven months while immigration officials wrongly tried to deport him.
Observer, Jamaica: Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Dr Denzil Douglas yesterday acknowledged that the ongoing unrest in Libya will have consequences for the sub-region.
Miami Herald, USA: Hurricane experts and emergency managers are considering how potential budget cuts may affect storm forecasts and warnings.
AFP, Haiti: Playing the bongo drums to adoring fans is unusual as presidential campaigns go but this is the Caribbean and Michel Martelly is no ordinary candidate: he is Haiti's former carnival king.
Washington Post, Puerto Rico: A member of the Puerto Rican House of Representatives resigned his seat Sunday, two days after officials disclosed that a drug test showed he had used cocaine.
Dominican Today, Dominican Republic: Fernando Bermudez, a Dominican who unjustly languished for 18 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, yesterday announced a 30 dollar million lawsuit as redress for the time spent behind bars.
African migrant workers are being targeted because they are suspected of being mercenaries hired by Muammar Gaddafi.
The first anniversary of the death of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata marked by tension.
Same day delivery is now available for cargo from the Eastern Caribbean to Cuba.
The US$260 million bailout will be used to refinance the country’s high debt and monthly deficits.
The CARICOM Chairman says the inadequate progress signals the need for a reappraisal of the approach to integration.
CARICOM heads agree to a recommendation for a Health Insurance Support Fund.