The Global Positioning System (GPS) weather station will provide high quality data that will give better insight into hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis.
Two regional Health Ministers have joined more than 100 others for major talks on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
The press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders calls on Michel Martelly to help defuse tension and threats to media freedom.
The government says it wants to extend its borrowing arrangement by another two years.
A decision has been taken to send home workers whose positions fall outside budget allocations.
The House Speaker says there are shortcomings in an Opposition-sponsored piece of legislation.
Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas says the public needs to take a stand as the government goes the legal route to end minors getting into nightclubs and other adult entertainment spots.
Nation News, Barbados: Opposition leader Owen Arthur said yesterday there was a "mission of propaganda" to make Barbadians feel good about the economy which had declined and not grown.
Express, Trinidad: No one was able to rescue two men trapped inside a car that exploded after crashing into a concrete wall yesterday morning.
Stabroek News, Guyana: Investigators in Suriname and Guyana believe they have crushed a major trafficking ring that operated between the two countries, following the recent seizure of a large quantity of cocaine in Suriname and several arrests.
Guardian, Trinidad: Former finance minister in the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) administration Selby Wilson testified yesterday that his "gut feeling" was that former prime ministers Patrick Manning and Basdeo Panday knew that the 1990 attempted coup was going to take place.
Gleaner, Jamaica: The government could remain in the straightjacket of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for an additional two years.
Taiwan News, Taiwan: Guyanese officials have closed a dump near the country's main international airport after a vulture got sucked into the left engine of a Trinidad-bound Caribbean Airlines flight.
BusinessWeek, USA: Grenada, the so-called spice island, is struggling to pay farmers after a dramatic jump in nutmeg production rarely seen since a devastating 2004 hurricane, officials said Thursday.