November 7, 2014

Film academy honours Harry Belafonte for his activism, which he says always inspired his art

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ As Harry Belafonte joins the elite EGOT club _ adding an Oscar statuette to an awards cache […]
November 6, 2014

Trinidad to step up deportations of migrants living there illegally

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ The government of Trinidad & Tobago says it plans to crack down on the estimated 110,000 migrants living in the twin-island nation illegally _ […]
November 5, 2014

Republicans sweep to power in US Senate, increase House majority as voters rebuke Obama

By Steven R. Hurst THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Republicans stormed to power in the U.S. Senate, extended their majority in the House of Representatives and […]
November 5, 2014

Heavy rains kill 7 across Haiti, including 3 children

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Authorities say at least seven people have died in Haiti following heavy rains. Civil protection officer Nadia Lochard says three children are among […]
November 5, 2014

‘Enhanced’ e book of Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ released

NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey and Tom Brokaw are among the featured commentators for an “enhanced” e-book of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The e-book […]
November 4, 2014

Sierra Leone: Doctor dies of Ebola the 5th local doctor there to succumb to the disease

y Clarence Roy-MacAulay THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FREETOWN, Sierra Leone _ A doctor in Sierra Leone has died of Ebola _ the fifth local doctor in the […]
November 4, 2014

World Trade Center reopens for business 13 years after 9-11 in symbolic return to normalcy

By Verena Dobnik THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The silvery skyscraper that rose from the ashes of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks to become […]
November 4, 2014

Deaths of babies at Dominican Republic hospital raise alarm over medical care for poor

By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Rosa Elba Santana struggles to comprehend what went tragically wrong for her infant twins […]
November 4, 2014

Cuba seeks to woo more than $8 billion in foreign investment at international trade fair

By Michael Weissenstein And Andrea Rodriguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA, Cuba _ Cuba asked international companies Monday to invest more than $8 billion in the island […]
October 31, 2014

US trans Atlantic rower robbed of food, passport near Haiti

By Danica Coto THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ A U.S. man who recently rowed across the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness about HIV […]
October 31, 2014

US sends senior diplomat to Haiti, seeking to resolve impasse that has delayed elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ The United States sent a senior diplomat to Haiti on Thursday to help resolve a political impasse blocking long-overdue legislative and local elections […]
October 31, 2014

Rogers and Vice Media create joint venture

TORONTO _ Rogers Communications is teaming with pugnacious cultural magazine and digital outlet Vice Media in a $100-million joint venture that will launch a new TV […]