PORT-AU-PRINCE, (Reuters) – Haiti’s presidential campaign is barely under way and election officials are already under fire for barring the candidacy of former prime minister Laurent Lamothe, who hoped to succeed his former boss, President Michel Martelly.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – One of Guatemalan former dictator Efrain Rios Montt’s defense lawyers was gunned down in the country’s capital yesterday, authorities said, the latest twist to a tumultuous genocide trial.
(Barbados Nation) United States (US) trade officials are increasing pressure on Barbados as they maintain claims that American cable programming is being intercepted and retransmitted in Barbados without permission and adequate payment.
(Trinidad Express) One month before the May 2010 general election, a company owned by former FIFA vice-president and Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner paid Ross Advertising five cheques totalling TT$1,719, 215.75.
(Trinidad Express) Six years after the collapse of Colonial Life Insurance Company Ltd (CLICO), the company’s creditors and policy holders will finally have relief from their “traumatic experience”, according to Central Bank Governor Jwala Rambarran.
(Trinidad Express) Public servant Cheryl Miller, who was taken from her workplace in 2012 and kept at the St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital for more than two weeks before a High Court judge granted a writ of habeas corpus to have her released, was on Monday ordered by another judge to receive more than TT$800,000 in damages from the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA).
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Observer) – President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) William Mahfood has questioned the benefits of Jamaica being a member of the Caribbean Com-munity (Caricom).
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) Thousands gathered in the main square of Guatemala’s capital yesterday to protest against corruption after a wave of graft scandals prompted a Cabinet shake-up and the resignation of the vice president.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Thousands of Venezuelan opposition sympathizers rallied yesterday in support of leaders jailed last year in connection with months of violent protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
(Jamaica Observer) Tutks and Caicos Islands Finance Minister Washington Misick last week launched a blistering attack on foreigners, including Jamaicans, bluntly telling them to stay out of his country if they want to engage in public celebration of their cultures.
HAVANA/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism today, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties but one that will have limited effect on removing U.S.