|HAITI: Preval tackles woes in slum
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters): THE VOLATILE situation in Haiti's largest and most violent slum could prove a major obstacle for President René Preval as he seeks to stabilise his country and put it on a democratic path.
UNITED STATES: EXPERT FORECASTS DOOM FROM RISING OIL PRICES - Fallout predicted for Caribbean economies
NEW YORK (CMC): A SENIOR analyst with a top international credit rating agency says that Caribbean states could face serious economic and political fallout from escalating oil prices.
TRINIDAD: Judge cleared in land scandal
PORT-OF-SPAIN (Trinidad Express): THE CRIMINAL case police are building against Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma has got stronger now that investigators have cleared Chief Magistrate Sherman McNicolls of any wrongdoing...
MONTSERRAT: Volcanic ash grounds flights
BRADES, Montserrat (CMC): THE SOUFRIERE Hills volcano remained quiet yesterday, calming fears of a possible major eruption but further afield a huge cloud of ash billowing forced the suspension of some flights between Venezuela and the United States....