Washington Post, USA: Jamaica’s government announced a campaign Tuesday to crack down on the longtime problem of thieves stealing livestock and crops from ranches and farms across the Caribbean island.
Nation News, Barbados: Up to late last night there was still no agreement between the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and telecommunications company LIME after marathon talks lasting close to seven hours with Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo aimed at brokering a wages agreement.
Aside from being obliged to file tax returns even when living overseas, the Bank Secrecy Act has led to the need for Americans to declare overseas bank and financial accounts over a certain level says Derren Joseph.
The Caricom Secretariat is a means to an end, not an end in itself says Norman Girvan.
Observer, Jamaica: In a recent research piece, entitled "Jamaica, Greece, and Belize – What's the Difference", Oppenheimer's Dr Carl Ross again compared Jamaica and Greece.
Boston Globe, USA: Attorneys for Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford rested their case on Monday without having the once high-flying businessman testify at his fraud trial on charges he bilked investors out of more than $7 billion.
Express, Trinidad: The motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister is a serious matter, says Government Minister Jack Warner, who indicated he will be defending his leader, beginning today at a public meeting in Couva South.
Stabroek News, Guyana: One in every three women in the world experience or are exposed to gender-based violence and for this growing problem to be addressed holistically women must have economic empowerment, Chief of Staff of the US State Department Office of Global Women’s Issues, Anita Botti, says.
USA Today, USA: Globe-trotting Prince Harry was the ace of nightclubs in Vegas, and what happened there didn't stay there. The party-loving prince hit hotspots at Encore and Wynn Las Vegas and flirted with local lovelies.
Observer, Antigua: Dominicans were on Monday expressing satisfaction with the arrest of four individuals held in the on-going murder investigation of 40-year-old Dorothy Prince who was shot and killed last week at the gas station where she worked.
Tribune, Bahamas: LESS than 60 per cent of Bahamian homes have Internet access, the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) chief executive has said, adding that increasing this penetration rate would improve national gross domestic product (GDP).
Jamaica sees major investments from China and Spain within recent years.
Fishing industry provides significant foreign exchange earnings, with exports valued at GY$10 billion over the last three years.
The weapon was examined by the Crime Scene Investigation team from the Special Anti-Crime Unit.