Controversial author Sir Salman Rushdie checks his messages and e-mails at Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth yesterday as he prepares for his participation today at the Calabash International Literary Festival. (Jamaica Observer photo)
PARIS, (Reuters) – France’s highest appeals court ruled yesterday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie.
(Barbados Nation) Sagicor Financial Corporation has officially moved its headquarters to the British oversees territory of Bermuda after more than 100 years in Barbados in its previous incarnation as The Mutual.
(Trinidad Express) Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh revealed yesteday that his recent and sudden hospitalisation was due to dengue.
Deyalsingh was admitted to the Port of Spain General Hospital (POSGH) on July 13 after experiencing a two-day history of fever and fatigue.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Parish Judge Simone Wolfe Reece said that based on evidence presented by prosecutors in the corruption trial of Al Miller, she is convinced that the clergyman’s “behaviour facilitated the desires” of Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke.
(Trinidad Guardian) As more dead fish continued to wash ashore along the Mosquito Creek yesterday, president of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, Gary Aboud, put the blame squarely on Petrotrin’s shoulders.