February 10, 2016

Gunmen open fire on motorcade by Jamaica opposition party

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Police say gunmen have opened fire on a campaign motorcade by Jamaica’s main opposition party and killed one man as it travelled through […]
February 9, 2016

Guyana to cut sugarcane planting by half amid drought

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Guyana’s state-owned sugar corporation says it will cut back on sugarcane planting by 50 per cent amid a worsening drought. Company spokesman Ray […]
February 8, 2016
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Police: 2 dead, 6 wounded at Jamaica political rally

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Two men were killed and six others were wounded when gunfire broke out at a rally of […]
February 8, 2016

South Africa’s Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying […]
February 7, 2016

Haiti’s president departs to make way for interim government

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ President Michel Martelly made his farewell speech to Haiti as he departed office Sunday with no successor […]
February 3, 2016

Case of sexually transmitted Zika is confirmed in Texas

By Jamie Stengle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS _ Health officials say a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex, in the […]
February 3, 2016

Poll: Most Haitians would vote if they saw elections as fair

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A poll released Wednesday by an independent research group says most Haitians would vote if they had […]
February 3, 2016

Former DA says he believes Bill Cosby can’t be prosecuted

By Maryclaire Dale THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NORRISTOWN, Pa. _ The former district attorney who declined to arrest Bill Cosby on sex-crime charges a decade ago testified […]
February 2, 2016

Song by Haiti’s outgoing leader jeers at female journalist

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haiti’s outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive […]
January 30, 2016

Cuba a low key presence at US Jamaican security conference

By Kate Chappell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS     KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A delegation from Cuba has taken part for the first time in a Caribbean regional […]
January 30, 2016

Witnesses in Grenada testify in US tourist slaying case

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada _ A preliminary inquiry into the killing of a female U.S. tourist in Grenada has begun. Prosecutors on Friday presented the first of […]
January 30, 2016

Guyana fires mines commission chief

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The Guyana government is replacing its geology and mines commission chief to chart a new course for an entity dogged by corruption allegations […]