October 21, 2015

Haiti officials appear on state TV to say they’ll keep promises for fair, peaceful Sunday vote

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ About a dozen top Haitian officials appeared on state television Wednesday in an effort to reassure anxious […]
October 20, 2015

Wife of ex US Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. reports to prison for 1 year term tied to campaign funds

By Michael Tarm THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The wife of former U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. reported to prison Tuesday, the second half of the […]
October 20, 2015

Republic of Congo capital rocked by protest against referendum to extend president’s rule

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo(AP) _ Witnesses say police in Republic of Congo’s capital have fired tear gas to try to disperse protests against a constitutional […]
October 19, 2015

Pre election violence flaring up in Haiti slum as politically aligned gangs feud

By David McFadden And Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Deadly pre-election violence has flared up in and around Haiti‘s most notorious slum and […]
October 19, 2015

35 injured after bus crashes along busiest highway in Dominican Republic

  SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Thirty-five people have been injured following a bus crash in the Dominican Republic. A traffic division spokesman says the bus […]
October 19, 2015

US Navy vessel leaving Virginia to search for cargo ship lost off Bahamas with 33 on board

MIAMI (AP)_ A Navy vessel is departing Virginia on a search for a missing cargo ship that sank in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Joaquin with […]
October 15, 2015

Democratic presidential candidates acknowledge Black Lives Matter issues during debate

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Democratic presidential candidates gave a meaningful public nod to the Black Lives Matter movement in their first […]
October 15, 2015

Slaying of US missionary, abduction of 4 year old child in Haiti’s capital shrouded in mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti(AP) _ Haitian investigators are searching for the gunmen who snatched a 4-year-old boy after murdering an American missionary who had raised him in a […]
October 15, 2015

Puerto Rico police arrest 2, seize nearly $7 million worth of cocaine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico(AP) _ Police in Puerto Rico have seized roughly 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of cocaine worth an estimated $7 million. It’s the second […]
October 13, 2015

Haiti gunmen kill US missionary behind wheel of her car on road in country’s capital

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ An American missionary who had been working in Haiti for many years was fatally shot by gunmen […]
October 13, 2015

Delta Air Lines evacuates plane, aborts takeoff after faulty report of fire in cargo area

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP)_ Delta Air Lines says one of its planes aborted takeoff in Jamaica after a fire was reported in its cargo area, forcing 160 […]
October 13, 2015

Black men gathering on National Mall to celebrate Million Man March’s 20th anniversary

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million […]