Rains associated with Tropical Storm Ophelia caused widespread damage to several communities
Gleaner, Jamaica: Dancehall artiste Adijah Palmer popularly known as Vybz Kartel has been charged with illegal possession of ganja.
Guardian, Trinidad: Shouts and gasps of disbelief were heard from spectators who gathered outside the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court yesterday when three suspects in the September 22 rape and robbery of a mother and daughter were taken to court.
Stabroek News, Guyana: A Guyanese vessel was held in St Lucia’s waters last week with weapons, drugs and six Guyanese aboard and the ensuing probe led to a gun and ammo charge against a well-known boxing promoter on the island who was born in Linden.
Express, Trinidad: A 33-year-old national was held with a fake foreign passport on September 19 in Grenada by officers of the Grenada Drug Squad.
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has appeared on live television to rebut media reports that his health has deteriorated since he returned from a fourth round of chemotherapy in Cuba.
Nation News, Barbados: Bad behaviour among schoolchildren has prompted calls by commuters for a stepped up police presence in the Princess Alice Bus Terminal.
BusinessWeek, USA: A plan by Haitian President Michel Martelly to revive the country's disbanded military is running into opposition.
Cuba Headlines, Cuba: The 15 CARICOM nations re-affirm their support for Cuba's annual Resolution calling for Washington to end the trade embargo against Cuba.
Some victims of the pyramid fraud led by Allen Stanford have gathered together to defend their rights from what they see as further victimisation by liquidators in Antigua and the United States.
Health authorities have sought to calm fears of an outbreak.
The National Security Minister says governments need to take the fight to criminals.
The Health Minister says the prime minister has been undergoing a series of tests.
The reorganisation comes days after a new Constitution took effect.