March 7, 2016

St. Vincent probes killing of German tourist aboard yacht

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent _ A German man has been killed aboard a yacht in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent, and authorities say they have […]
March 7, 2016

Kenya: Police arrest 4 men for trying to join Islamic State

By Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   NAIROBI, Kenya _ Kenyan police Monday said they are holding four men on suspicion of trying to leave the […]
March 7, 2016

Guyana pledges to ease overcrowding after fatal prison riot

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The South American country of Guyana says it will hire more guards and take steps to ease overcrowding at its main prison, where […]
March 7, 2016

South Africa: Ailing miners awarded multimillion settlement

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Gold miners infected with lung diseases brought on by repeated exposure to the dust of South Africa’s mines […]
March 4, 2016

Nigeria military shuts cattle market ‘financing’ Boko Haram

By Ismail Alfa And Michelle Faul THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MAIDUGURI, Nigeria _ Nigeria’s military has closed one of Africa’s biggest cattle markets, charging sales of stolen […]
March 3, 2016

Gov: Region’s largest solar plant to be built in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Puerto Rico’s governor says the Caribbean’s largest solar plant will be built in the U.S. territory’s western region. Alejandro Garcia Padilla […]
March 1, 2016

Community on edge after officer shoots man during chase

By Jonathan Drew THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. _ The neighbourhood where an officer fatally shot a black man during a foot chase is on edge […]
March 1, 2016

Guyana seeks ex govt official accused of embezzlement

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The South American country of Guyana has requested that authorities in Canada arrest a former government official accused of embezzling money from the […]
March 1, 2016

Caribbean Community presses Britain for slavery reparations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ A senior Caribbean Community official says the organization is moving forward with its effort to seek reparations from Britain for slavery. Assistant Secretary […]
March 1, 2016

Lynch: ‘Open dialogue’ needed between law enforcement, tech

By Eric Tucker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Law enforcement and technology companies at odds over encryption and other issues of digital privacy need to have […]
February 27, 2016

3 stabbed at KKK gathering in Southern California

  ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Three people were stabbed at a Ku Klux Klan gathering Saturday in Southern California, police said. At least one person was in […]
February 26, 2016

Clinton gives blunt talk on race, where Obama moved lightly

By Lisa Lerer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBIA, S.C. _ Hillary Clinton is addressing race in increasingly blunt terms as the presidential race turns to Southern states, […]