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 […]
September 20, 2014

Turks and Caicos officials detain 57 Haitian migrants aboard boat

The government of the Turks and Caicos Islands says it has detained 57 Haitian migrants whose boat was intercepted in the waters off the British Caribbean […]
September 20, 2014

A portion of White House evacuated after person jumps fence at the executive mansion

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped over the fence and ran toward […]
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