BBC, UK: Barbados group Cover Drive have gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart with their track Twilight.
Express, Trinidad: Former prime minister Patrick Manning continues to rest comfortably at the San Fernando General Hospital one week after he was admitted to the hospital last Monday.
Fox News, USA: The dreams of people saving for retirement or for their children's education were ruined as Texas financier R. Allen Stanford used money they deposited in his Caribbean bank to instead support his lavish billionaire lifestyle, a prosecutor said Tuesday at his fraud trial.
Stabroek News, Guyana: Construction of the long-stalled US$51M Marriott Hotel in Kingston is scheduled to start next month but government is still seeking one or more participants who will collectively own 67% of the project’s equity amounting to US$8M.
New York Daily News, USA: Kirani James of Grenada, world champion in the 400-meter run, will be making a dash for top honors at the 2012 London Olympics and taking the Caribbean’s LIME telecommunications company along for the ride.
CBC, Canada: A preliminary inquest into the death of a Toronto man in Grenada and the five police officers accused of beating him has begun.
Miami Herald, USA: Cuba's Communist Party Sunday cleared the way for a long-term renovation of its Central Committee that might hint at the island's future leaders, while Raúl Castro issued a strong call for openness within the party and mass media — but only up to a point.
The Global Sustainability Panel said fossil fuel subsidies should be phased out and other perverse or trade-distorting subsidies should be reduced by 2020.
Michel Forst said he will focus on issues of human rights in the context of the humanitarian crisis among other issues.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said Barbados will be one of the first countries to incorporate coastal risks into a mature and successful integrated coastal zone management programme.
President Donald Ramotar visited the Mahaica-Berbice region Sunday for a first-hand assessment after the area recorded up to seven inches of rainfall within 24 hours.
Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson said he will urge the new Board of Management of the University Hospital of the West Indies to consider offering free health services for children and adolescents.
Erin Simon said she was informed by emergency medical technicians in the ambulance that it is against policy to help persons like her on the road.
Senator Chester Humphrey, chairman of the regional grouping of trade unions representing LIAT workers has described the meeting as a “symbolic charade”.