Sir Ronald Sanders says that despite Calderón’s best efforts, the G20 meeting will be dominated by the Eurozone debt crisis in Europe.
Stabroek News, Guyana: The baby girl born to Chitrawattie Ramjiwan, the 20-year-old woman who died in transit from the Fort Wellington Hospital to the New Amsterdam Hospital following delivery complications, succumbed on Monday evening at the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was being kept for observation.
Guardian, Trinidad: Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams says the economy is in a slump, with three consecutive years of economic decline, slow implementation of Government projects and a reluctance by the private sector to invest.
Nation News, Barbados: That’s the status of an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan of US$52 million for the Four Seasons hotel and resort project in Barbados.
Observer, Jamaica: After several postponements, convicted Jamaican drug lord Christopher 'Dudus' Coke will be sentenced on June 8, 2012. One of Coke's attorneys, Stephen H Rosen, told the Jamaica Observer in an interview yesterday that even if the defence brings evidence to rebut two days of prosecution testimony to bolster their demand that Coke be given the maximum sentence, "he will be sentenced June 8."
Reuters, USA: The global financial crisis levied a heavy toll on Caribbean sovereigns, said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services in a published report titled "Caribbean Debt Is On The Rise".
Telegraph, UK: A slowdown in tourists going on upmarket Caribbean holidays hit profits at Cable & Wireless Communications, the company said, as it warned it will halve its dividend.
Times Picayune, USA: An elongated area of low pressure extending from the northwestern Caribbean Sea across western Cuba and into the Florida Straits is associated with a large area of disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity.
St Lucian businesses being promised greater accessibility to credit, more flexibility in conditions by new firm.
The Barbados tripartite agreement between employers, government and labour seen as a model for Aruba
Major disappointment as Repsol exploratory oil well off Cuba comes up dry
More than 60 business leaders from Central America and the Caribbean have met in Trinidad to discuss expanding trade
Diageo plans to grow own raw materials in Jamaica to make Red Stripe beer.
CAL brings in new blood to change fortunes of Jamaican business