December 31, 2014

Guyana sugar company meets target for 1st time in a decade

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The Caribbean trade bloc’s largest sugarcane producing company says it has met its first annual target in a decade. The Guyana Sugar Corporation […]
December 31, 2014

UK embassy performs first gay marriage in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Same-sex marriage is banned in the Dominican Republic, but a man and his partner have exchanged vows in the first ceremony […]
December 29, 2014

Police: Bus crash in western Jamaica kills 3, seriously injures 17 others

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A minibus in Jamaica has collided with a truck on a rural road, killing three people and injuring 17 others. Police say the […]
December 26, 2014

Haiti president nominates political veteran to replace prime minister who resigned this month

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A former mayor of Port-au-Prince and presidential candidate was nominated Thursday to be the next prime minister amid an ongoing standoff with parliament […]
December 26, 2014

65 Haitian migrants detained near Turks & Caicos Islands

Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands say they have detained 65 Haitian migrants. The government says the group was found late Thursday aboard a boat […]
December 25, 2014

Officials in Bahamas say migrant boat with 112 Haitians detained in southern Exuma chain

NASSAU, Bahamas _ Authorities in the Bahamas say 112 migrants from Haiti have been detained after their boat was stopped near Great Exuma Island. The Department […]
December 24, 2014

Jamaica police seize 55 pounds of cocaine, hashish at container terminal, airports

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Authorities in Jamaica say they have seized a total of 55 pounds (25 kilograms) of cocaine and hashish at several ports across the […]
December 23, 2014

Cuban rum coming back to US with visitors, but don’t look for big Bacardi moves on island yet

By Jennifer Kay THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ U.S. rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with authentic Cuban rum, now […]
December 23, 2014

17 accused in billion dollar Puerto Rico drug trafficking ring

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Federal authorities said Tuesday they have dismantled a ring that imported tons of drugs from South America and invested most of […]
December 23, 2014

NYC mayor, battered by criticism, calls for temporary halt to protests after officers killed

By Jonathan Lemire And Colleen Long THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de […]
December 22, 2014

Obama promotes Cuba engagement as chance for US to influence events amid generational change

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of […]
December 22, 2014

Haitian health minister named as interim prime minister amid political crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named as Haiti‘s interim prime minister on Sunday following the resignation of her predecessor a week ago […]