Miami Herald, USA: As Jamaica seeks to slash high import food bills, the country and its farmers are reaping success with greenhouse technology.
Guardian, Trinidad: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says that as a direct outcome of the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia, her government is taking steps to draw this country closer to the Commonwealth partners.
Nation News, Barbados: There is a new option on the table as it relates to the beleaguered CLICO International Life.
Gleaner, Jamaica: Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the establishment of a trade-facilitation office in Trinidad.
AP, Haiti: A Haitian lawmaker who was jailed on charges that he escaped prison on the day of last year's massive earthquake was let go Friday.
NPR, USA: A couple of decades ago, Colombian drug cartels dominated smuggling operations into the United States. In recent years, the Mexican cartels have taken over.
Kaieteur News, Guyana: The Office of the President (OP) has responded to the claim made by Khemraj Ramjattan of the Alliance for Change (AFC) that President Jagdeo will be receiving a pension of $3 million per month.
Stabroek News, Guyana: Indian author Rahul Bhattacharya has won a prize awarded by The Hindu newspaper for Best Fiction of 2011.
Minister of Agriculture, Robert Persaud says farmers left in the lurch by the Mahaicony Rice Mill will be able to access financing from next week.
Finance Minister Chris Sinckler and Opposition Leader Owen Arthur have given vastly different views on the state of the economy.
Minister of State, Information and National Mobilization, Senator Glen Noel, said the government is willing to sit with all interest groups to come up with a solution to the loan dispute with Taiwan.
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds says a team will be appointed this week to conduct a full investigation into the fatal accident at a bauxite mine.
Dozens of groups and individuals have called for British Prime Minister David Cameron to revise the threat.
General Secretary of the Antigua & Barbuda Workers Union, David Massiah, said American Airlines has submitted a proposal to maintain its staff level.