September 12, 2014

Dominican Republic officials seek DEA’s help in searching for small jet that went missing

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ The Dominican Republic has asked the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for help in tracking down a small jet that never reached […]
September 10, 2014

Independent investigative commission charges police officer in southwest Jamaica with murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican agency that investigates abuse allegations against the island’s security forces says a police officer has been arrested and charged with murder. […]
September 10, 2014

Haiti receives 6 million kits to treat mosquito borne virus through US based Direct Relief

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haiti has received millions of kits to treat the mosquito-borne virus known as chikungunya amid a rainy season expected to result in a […]
September 10, 2014

Haiti prison outbreak forces security overhaul of overcrowded, chaotic system

By Danica Coto THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti _ Sudden gunfire rattled the morning routine outside the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison and soon inmates, many barefoot and […]
September 10, 2014

Rosa Parks’ archive lent to Library of Congress by son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett

By Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Hundreds of items from civil rights icon Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a New […]
September 9, 2014

DITCH WEED

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) _ Authorities in Indiana are ditching the fight against ditch weed. That’s the wild pot that grows in many parts of the […]
September 9, 2014

PHILADELPHIA DECRIMINALIZES MARIJUANA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ The City of Brotherly Love is showing a little love for pot offenders. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is giving the nod to a […]
September 9, 2014

Ray Rice released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the N-F-L

Ray Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens yesterday and suspended indefinitely by the N-F-L after a video was released showing the star running back hitting […]
September 9, 2014

Gerald Wilson, jazz musician who arranged for Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles, dies at 96

By Derrik J. Lang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Gerald Wilson, the dynamic jazz big band leader, composer and arranger whose career spanned more than […]
September 9, 2014

Jamaica appoints veteran police commander as new top cop

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica has appointed a veteran law enforcement commander to lead its police force. National Security Minister Peter Bunting announced Monday that Carl Williams […]
September 8, 2014

Hawks For Sale After Owners Racist Email Comes Out

ATLANTA _ Civil rights leaders and Atlanta Hawks representatives will meet after the disclosure of a racially charged email written by the team’s co-owner. Bruce Levenson […]
September 7, 2014

Obama warns Ebola outbreak could spread, even reach the US if not contained in West Africa

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama says helping contain the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a U.S. national security priority but it’s going to be […]
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