February 12, 2016

Police officer fatally shot while on patrol in Haiti capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A Haitian police officer has been killed by multiple gunshots as he patrolled a rough section of the country’s capital on a motorcycle. […]
February 12, 2016

Dominican police kill suspect in attack on German tourist

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Police in the Dominican Republic say they have killed one of two men suspected in the slaying of an elderly German […]
February 11, 2016

AP NewsBreak: Slavery book author says she had concerns

By Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The author of a children’s book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says […]
February 11, 2016

South African president faces protests at parliament

JOHANNESBURG _ South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh […]
February 11, 2016

Federal gov’t enters Ferguson court case in strong position

By Eric Tucker And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent […]
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 […]