The immediate challenge facing the new government is the economy—specifically, the IMF says Norman Girvan.
High Commissioner Dr Carl Roberts says such assistance is needed in the prevailing financial crisis and downturn in national economies around the world.
Residents have been urged to report sightings to monitoring agencies.
Allen Stanford’s lead lawyer, Ali Fazel, says they are now reviewing their options.
Minister of Tourism Ricky Skerritt said the visit is testament that St. Kitts has been making great strides in the cruise industry.
At least 15 people have been killed since the State of Emergency ended earlier this month.
Derick Sylvester says the post mortem determined Oscar Bartholomew died as a result of trauma to the head.
Outgoing Prime Minister Andrew Holness says it is time for reflection and introspection for the Jamaica Labour Party.
Castro also announced that the government would grant early release to 86 foreign nationals from 25 countries, including 13 women, convicted of committing crimes in Cuba.
Express, Trinidad: Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Anti-Crime Operations, Mervyn Richardson, last night expressed shock over the number of police officers who swooped down on CCN TV6 yesterday to execute a search warrant.
Observer, Jamaica: The People’s National Party (PNP) sent the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) back into Opposition after scoring a crushing 41-22-seat victory in yesterday’s 16th general election that pollsters and analysts had said was mostly too close to call.
Daily Mail, UK: Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner claims he was awarded World Cup television rights for as little as one dollar in return for helping Sepp Blatter win elections for the presidency of world football's ruling body.
Nation News, Barbados: A hemispheric body?has predicted a bleak economic outlook for Barbados in 2012 – even bleaker than that projected by the Central Bank.
Stabroek News, Guyana: The German government has come to the aid of Guyana’s Protected Areas Systems (GPAS) with an injection of US$6.5 million for Phase 2 of the project, which was initiated 15 years ago to protect some of the country’s richest biodiversity sites.