Even as controversy brews over allegations that a Barbadian female immigration officer sexually assaulted and verbally abused a Jamaican woman, three Jamaican young men are claiming they were also mistreated and beaten.
There has been a great debate over the military action in Libya by several Western governments says Sir Ronals Sanders.
Local entrepreneurs urged to take advantage of growing market as more visitors come to the island.
GoJamaica, Jamaica: Jamaica is sending a five-member team to Barbados today to meet with officials to discuss the treatment of Shanique Myrie's allegations of abuse while entering the territory.
Reuters, USA: A Jamaican man admitted in U.S. federal court on Tuesday to swindling thousands of Florida and Caribbean island investors out of more than $220 million.
AFP, Haiti: The announcement of Haiti's provisional presidential election results has been delayed by four days and will now take place on Monday, the electoral commission said.
AP, Cuba: Former President Jimmy Carter met with Cuban dissidents early Wednesday following two days of talks with President Raul Castro, other government officials and religious leaders on a trip he hopes will boost strained U.S.-Cuban relations.
Nation News, Barbados: The Barbados Government will be hauled before the International Court of Human Rights, if need be, to ensure Jamaican Shanique Myrie gets justice for the trauma she reportedly suffered at the hands of airport officials.
Newsday, Trinidad: The PNM government awarded a $16 million contract to a Canadian firm for the development of a national development plan, Planning Minister Mary King said in the Senate yesterday as she announced that the State has since cancelled this contract which she described as “exorbitant”.
Stabroek News, Guyana: Masked gunmen grabbed some $10 million in cash and raw minerals from a miner during a well-planned home invasion at Industry, East Coast Demerara early yesterday morning.
Compass, Cayman Islands: Although the National Hurricane Center in Miami has made tremendous strides in predicting the track of tropical cyclones over the past decade, it still cannot the predict intensity of storms with much skill.
Observer, Jamaica: Japan has expressed a willingness to help Jamaica adopt nuclear energy, at a time when the island's oil bill keeps escalating and climate change is a pressing concern.
The possibility was raised by the lawyer representing Jamaican Shanique Myrie who claims she was sexually assaulted and verbally abused by a Barbadian immigration officer earlier this month.
UN boss Ban Ki-moon wants Latin America and the Caribbean to help in the solution to the conflict.