September 26, 2014

Ethiopia federation questions CAF’s impromptu decision to give Guinea African Cup

By Elias Meseret THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia _ The president of the Ethiopian federation questions the impromptu decision by the Confederation of African Football […]
September 26, 2014

3 Nicaraguans, 2 Costa Ricans get prison terms in Jamaica for attempting to traffic pot

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Three men from Nicaragua and two others from Costa Rica have been convicted of trying to traffic compressed marijuana out of Jamaica. In […]
September 26, 2014

US police chief says Michael Brown’s body left in street too long, apologizes in video

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last […]
September 26, 2014

White House says Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after 6 years on the job

By Nedra Pickler And Jim Kuhnhenn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against […]
September 24, 2014

Renewed unrest in Ferguson results in smashed windows, arrests after Brown memorial burned

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Five people were arrested and two law enforcement officers were hurt in Ferguson after protests over the […]
September 24, 2014

Prime minister says Haiti to hold long overdue elections by early next year

By Trenton Daniel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Tuesday that his country will hold long-overdue elections no later than […]
September 24, 2014

AP Interview: Colombia president hopes Venezuela will be ‘constructive’ in Security Council

By Alexandra Olson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that he expects Venezuela to win a seat on the […]
September 24, 2014

Following inquest, Jamaica detectives probing poisoning death of senior police commander

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican detectives are investigating the poisoning death of a police commander. A coroner’s jury inquest ruled this week that Dayton Henry was “systematically” […]
September 23, 2014

Grand jury begins reviewing evidence in fatal shooting of man by police inside Ohio Wal Mart

By Lisa Cornwell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS XENIA, Ohio _ A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police […]
September 23, 2014

Jamaica to plant 5,000 breadfruit trees at schools to help boost feeding program for students

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Roughly 5,000 breadfruit trees are expected to be planted on school properties across Jamaica to help fight hunger and boost feeding programs for […]
September 20, 2014

In 2nd breakout in recent weeks, 5 inmates get out of Haitian prison; 2 recaptured

By Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Five inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti early Saturday, the country’s second jail breakout reported in […]
September 20, 2014

Caribbean health expert raises concerns about decriminalizing marijuana

CHARLOTTE AMALIE _ The director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency urged leaders in the region to proceed with caution as the debate about decriminalizing marijuana […]
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