Approved at a U.N. conference in South Africa, the Green Climate Fund is supposed to raise 100 billion dollars a year from rich nations by 2020 for climate adaptation in poorer countries.
Effort to stimulate activities and jobs in welding, bodywork and other mechanical operations.
Barbados health minister calls for specialized health care facilities to be established across the Caribbean.
Scorpion venom key ingredient in the cancer fight.
OECS countries to benefit from US support.
Some investors in Jamaica not focused on initial hurdles; look towards the economic benefits to be gained.
Strike action forced the closure of the plant for the remainder of the day, and delivery trucks being turned away.
Economy is projected to grow by a further 0.5 to 1.5 per cent during the first quarter of 2012.
Observer, Jamaica: A Jamaican man who was previously deported from the United States for drug possession was held with two pounds of marijuana in Long Island, New York, according to a report in the Long Island Press.
AlJazeera, Cuba: Venezuelan president in "good physical condition" after latest operation in Cuba to remove pelvic lesion, officials say.
Guardian, Trinidad: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex encouraged 23 recipients of the prestigious President’s Award “to walk taller” because of their achievement.
Wall Street Journal, USA: Vacation homes typically conjure up dreams of blue skies, pristine sand and crystalline waters. But for Richard Cichanowicz, buying property in paradise has become a nightmare.
Sacramento Bee, USA: Jurors who have listened to weeks of testimony in the fraud trial of former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford soon will decide whether he is, as prosecutors contend, a master con man who stole $7 billion from investors in a massive Ponzi scheme or the victim of an unscrupulous business partner and overzealous prosecutors.
Mirror, UK: Young mum Lucian has been up since 4.30am, making breakfast and getting uniforms ready for her girls, before heading to work a 10-hour day.