The Caricom Secretariat said the strategy is required to develop the framework for a Regional Broadband Policy.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said the development of the Sustainable Energy Investment Programme would act as a catalyst towards making the country a cleaner economy.
Several investments have been announced during the Invest in Haiti Forum which has been described as one of the largest meeting of its kind to held in the Caribbean.
Nigel Fisher, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti says thousands of people still have basic social needs.
The UK Treasury said in its Autumn Statement that the Air Passenger Duty would increase on April 1, 2012 as was previously announced.
Transport and Works Minister Mike Henry says his decision to step down is due to ongoing attacks on the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme.
The ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) has amassed 68,424 with just over 30 per cent of the votes counted so far.
Express, Trinidad: Four men held by police last week in connection with the alleged plot to assassinate Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and three government ministers were yesterday served with detention orders signed by National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy.
Stabroek News, Guyana: After a high voter turnout that was projected to reach record numbers, the Guyana Elec-tions Commission (Gecom) suffered a delay in the planned release of preliminary results last night.
Observer, Jamaica: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will shortly launch an islandwide $50 million banana resuscitation programme, Minister Robert Montague has announced.
Observer, Antigua: Despite nine months of court-ordered drug treatment, accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford is not yet competent to face charges he ran a $7 billion Ponzi scheme, his attorney told CNBC.
USA Today, USA: Marriott International announced Monday that in 2014, it will open its first-ever hotel in Haiti in Port-au-Prince.
AP, Puerto Rico: A 16-year-old girl from New York state is in critical condition after a jet ski collided with the banana boat on which she was riding in the Cayman Islands.
But even as environmentalists savour their win, there is fear that Jamaican authorities may have lost the meanings of protected and preserved.