March, 2012

Windies denied in St Lucia

Sky Sports, UK: Australia avoided a first series defeat at the hands of West Indies in 17 years with a 30-run victory in the fifth and final one-dayer in St Lucia.

Dudus' lawyer stands firm

Observer, Jamaica: The lawyer representing convicted Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke is standing by controversial statements alleging complicity between United States (US) authorities and the Jamaican government in bringing charges against, and subsequently extraditing, his client.

TCL on the brink

Guardian, Trinidad: As the strike at Trinidad Cement Ltd enters its fifth week, the Claxton Bay-based cement producer is being pushed closer and closer to the brink of financial collapse.

President won’t rule out probe of any deal

Stabroek News, Guyana: President Donald Ramotar says that he is not prepared to rule out any probe into investment deals, including the Queens Atlantic Investment Inc (QA11) transaction, even as he vouches for his Government’s transparency.

Cuban Catholics eye big day with pope visit

AP, Cuba: This sun-scorched city is accustomed to playing second fiddle to Havana at the other end of Cuba. On Monday, Santiago de Cuba gets a real day in the sun because Pope Benedict XVI is beginning his Cuba trip here.