Newsday, Trinidad: At about 11 o'clock yesterday morning, President George Maxwell Richards ended ten days of raging national controversy over the issue of a racial imbalance in the Police Service by announcing the revocation of Nizam Mohammed's appointment as chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC).
Observer, Antigua: Failure by attorneys for the leader of the Opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) to conform to a court rule put the brakes on the commencement of the defamation case against United Progressive Party (UPP) leader and Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer.
Academy Award-winning Gwyneth Paltrow traces family links back to the Caribbean island.
But stigma and discrimination, homophobia and a punitive legal environment continue to undermine efforts to reach universal access goals towards HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.
A former British actress, who was the victim of a rape in Barbados seven years ago, says police did not alert the public about a serial rapist and were more interested in protecting the country’s image.
Two bodies in Jamaica are looking at the proposed merger before giving approval.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding says the dialogue is essential to ensure that the rights of Jamaicans and the provisions of the Constitution are observed.
Forecaster William Gray projects nine hurricanes this year.
British Overseas Territories will get special attention.
Herald, Miami: Former singer Michel ‘Sweet Micky’ Martelly is expected to be the next president of Haiti, observers say, defeating former first lady Mirlande Manigat.
Stabroek News, Guyana: A tip-off from local anti-narcotics agencies to their counterparts in Barbados about the 'suspicious' movement of a boat led to a $1.3B (US$6.5M) cocaine bust in which three Guyanese were charged.
Nation News, Barbados: Caribbean officials will meet here from today to discuss free movement and contingent rights under the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME).
Newsday, Trinidad: Mindful of the major offshoot of criminal activities that the illegal drug trade brings with it, police have been waging a relentless war against the cultivation and sale of marijuana, so much so, that within the past two weeks 25 marijuana plantations worth a staggering $163,250,000 have been destroyed.
Observer, Jamaica: The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) says there are about 1.6 million people in Latin American and the Caribbean carrying the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that can cause the deadly disease AIDS.