November 19, 2014

Obama to announce immigration steps Thursday, potentially shield 5 million from deportation

By Jim Kuhnhenn And Erica Werner THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and unveil administrative actions on immigration, […]
November 19, 2014

Cuban couple domesticates large Caribbean rodents called hutias

By Andrea Rodriguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BAINOA, Cuba _ Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. But in Cuba, where a larger, more exotic […]
November 19, 2014

CNN’s Don Lemon apologizes for his graphic questioning of alleged Cosby victim

NEW YORK _ CNN newsman Don Lemon apologized Wednesday for his sexually charged interrogation of one of the women who has accused Bill Cosby of assault. […]
November 18, 2014

In Haiti capital, anti government protest turns violent as 3 people shot

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ An anti-government protest in Haiti’s capital has become violent as three people have apparently been shot in a volatile neighbourhood. Tuesday’s march began […]
November 18, 2014

Haiti’s obscure practice of bulls fighting each other for bets

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LEOGANE, Haiti _ Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours […]
November 17, 2014

Long maligned police force in Haiti faces test with looming drawdown of UN forces

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Their new uniforms clean and crisp, the Haitian officers chat with street vendors and school kids as […]
November 16, 2014

Trinidad struggles to emerge from heavy flooding; more rain forecast

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ The eastern Caribbean island of Trinidad is struggling to emerge from widespread flooding as meteorologists warn of more rain that has already forced businesses […]
November 16, 2014

Jamaica narcotics unit arrests 7, seizes over 500 pounds of marijuana in operations

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican police have carried out a series of operations across the island that netted more than 500 pounds (227 kilograms) of marijuana and […]
November 15, 2014

Doctor sick with Ebola after working in West Africa coming to US for treatment in Nebraska

By Mike Stobbe And Clarence Roy-MacAulay THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FREETOWN, Sierra Leone _ At first, Dr. Martin Salia thought he had malaria or typhoid. A surgeon […]
November 15, 2014

South Africa, Cameroon qualify for African Cup, Ghana & Mali lose

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ South Africa qualified for the African Cup of Nations on Saturday with a 2-1 win […]
November 14, 2014

Jamaica police officers receive US training, equipment to help cut down on lethal force

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A group of Jamaican police officers is taking a course with U.S. trainers to practice ways of subduing people without permanently injuring or […]
November 14, 2014

Trinidad environmentalist on hunger strike over highway project, rebuffs gov’t dialogue offer

By Tony Fraser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-OF-SPAIN _ An environmental activist on the 58th day of a hunger strike to protest a Trinidad highway project on […]