Jamaica government officials are promising to remove hurdles for business.
Head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association concerned about lack of competition in regional air travel.
St Kitts seeks to increase its appeal to high-end travellers with new private jet terminal.
The Bahamas government opens ownership of new port to civil servants.
Nation News, Barbados: Chief Executive Officer of REDjet Ian Burns has denied that its future was in jeopardy and it needed an $8 million injection to keep operating.
Mirror, UK: A British tourist has been found dead on a beach in Antigua, just hours after she arrived in the Caribbean for her father's wedding.
Guardian, Trinidad: Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has said that he got a “thumbs up” from former prime minister Patrick Manning when he visited him at the San Fernando General Hospital yesterday.
Observer, Antigua: United States President Barack Obama has offered a life line to illegal Caribbean immigrants, urging the US Congress to work with him on “comprehensive” immigration reform.
Fox News, USA: A former employee of Texas financier R. Allen Stanford told jurors at Stanford's fraud trial Wednesday that he believes he saw the former billionaire making up accounting figures used in an annual report to woo investors.
Gleaner, Jamaica: The highly anticipated Jamaica Emergency Employment Programme (JEEP) failed to get off the ground in St Ann yesterday, with the Government all but admitting to misleading the nation.
The Australian, Australia: Newt Gingrich was ahead in the rhetorical war among Republican presidential hopefuls on who could be toughest on Cuba's communist regime, suggesting yesterday that he would bomb the island if there were a popular uprising.
ITV, UK: Finally, after more than seven weeks at sea, the band of injured servicemen who have been rowing across the Atlantic finally reached their destination.
One of the highlights is a major redevelopment of the Lynden Pindling International Airport – part of a US $410 million, three-phased upgrade and expansion project.
The Grenada Trades Union Council has declared Friday as Solidarity Day to whip up public support for brewery workers who have not been able to resume duties since December 13.