January 9, 2015

US: Passenger from Jamaica accused of trying to smuggle cocaine in her luggage at JFK

NEW YORK _ U.S. authorities say a passenger on a flight from Jamaica was arrested at New York’s Kennedy Airport and accused of trying to smuggle […]
January 9, 2015

Trinidad warns of big cuts, revises budget amid drop in oil prices

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad _ Trinidad & Tobago’s prime minister is warning of major cuts in expenditures following a sharp drop in oil prices that has forced the […]
January 9, 2015

Bill Cosby forced to confront abuse allegations in midst of Ontario show

By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS LONDON, Ont. _ Bill Cosby was forced to publicly confront the sexual assault allegations that have dogged him for weeks […]
January 6, 2015

Ex Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looks to avoid prison at sentencing for corruption

By Larry O’Dell And Alan Suderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. _ Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces […]
January 3, 2015

US says new sanctions on North Korea just the first step in US response to Sony hack attack

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONOLULU _ The United States says its new round of sanctions against North Korea is just the opening salvo in […]
January 3, 2015

Guyana to issue new passports with security features to fight fraud

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The South American country of Guyana is issuing new passports with improved safety features after seizing fraudulent ones in recent months. Security Minister […]
January 3, 2015

Dominican Republic says it will not recognize same sex marriages performed at UK embassy

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ The Dominican Republic says it will not recognize a same-sex marriage performed for the first time in the conservative Caribbean country. […]
January 3, 2015

Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety with a minor

By Sylvia Hui THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain’s Prince Andrew engaged in any “impropriety with underage minors” after he […]
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 […]