Reducing the burden imperative says finance minister.
US cricket fans expected to be out in force for historic Twenty20 matches.
High-ranking police officials accused of providing security for traffickers.
Admissions of ties to criminal gangs and involvement in politics.
Defend Haiti, Haiti: After ‘Aba Grangou’, the Haitian government announced a new social protection program called ‘Ti Manman Cherie’ for families living in extreme poverty.
Guardian, Trinidad: Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard has ordered the termination of investigations into an alleged bribery scandal involving Works Minister Jack Warner in his former capacity as president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU).
Observer, Jamaica: A 15-year-old Ascot High student is dead after a bus which was allegedly being chased by a Transport Authority team overturned in Portmore, St Catherine this morning.
Stabroek News, Guyana: The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) yesterday reported first crop production falling significantly short of its target and it blamed labour problems and above average rainfall for the poor results even as it appealed for the support of the workers’ unions to arrest the situation.
Spiceislander, Grenada: Leader of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, has said that he is prepared to make available information pertaining to the transfer of funds to Grenada from a Saudi Arabian donor.
Sacramento Bee, USA: Over 200 new jobs to be created for Barbadians and $65 million injected into the economy.
Nation News, Barbados: Government is to extend indefinitely what was to have been a temporary 2.5 per cent hike in the VAT rate when the House of Assembly meets today at 10 a.m.
The most shared video of the weekend on YouTube: Isaac an EPIC live lip dub performance to propose to his girlfriend.
Inter-American Development Bank shows confidence in stalled Four Seasons project.
Death row inmate Ganga Deolall resorts again to hunger strike to protest his conditions.