February, 2012

Will Duprey laugh last?

Guardian, Trinidad: Unless the Kamla Persad-Bissessar-led administration is able to convince Lawrence Duprey otherwise, the shareholders’ agreement between the Government and CL Financial comes to an end in 110 days time.

Accountant: Stanford’s bank properly audited

Observer, Antigua: There was nothing “extravagant” about millions that were paid to the outside auditor of jailed Texas tycoon R Allen Stanford’s Caribbean bank, an accountant told jurors Thursday at the financier’s fraud trial.

US Senators meet with Cuba's Raul Castro

AP, Cuba: A pair of senior U.S. senators have held a late-night meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, state-run media reported Friday, with the fate of an imprisoned American subcontractor a likely topic.

IHG launches Caribbean destination portal

Breaking Travel News, USA: Travellers looking for one-stop access to some of the Caribbean’s most desirable destinations can now log onto new English and Spanish websites to special packages to participating InterContinental branded hotels.