|250 rescued in flooded neighbourhoods
HAVANA (AP): SCUBA DIVING teams in inflatable rafts pulled nearly 250 people from their flooded homes early yesterday after massive waves churned by Hurricane Wilma flooded the capital's Malecon coastal highway...
Earthquake rattles island
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC: AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale rattled Trinidad yesterday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Lower electricity bills for consumers
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC: THE ST LUCIA Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) says a decision by Hess Oil St Lucia Limited (HOSLL) to freeze fuel prices has resulted in lower fuel surcharge rates to consumers in the country.