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 […]
January 30, 2016

Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer […]
January 29, 2016

Courtney B. Vance wins his case in O.J. Simpson miniseries

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ In October 1995, Courtney B. Vance and Tony Goldwyn took a break from filming a TV movie […]
January 29, 2016

Ex Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocities

By Mike Corder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands _ Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo unleashed a wave of deadly violence targeting political opponents in […]
January 29, 2016

Pro government marchers in Haiti capital call for elections

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Several thousand people held a peaceful march in Haiti’s crowded capital calling for elections to be held […]
January 29, 2016

Uganda: Little concern, impact of Zika virus in Zika Forest

By Rodney Muhumuza THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZIKA FOREST, Uganda _ Birds sing in the canopy and a leopard roams the thick undergrowth of this rainforest in […]
January 28, 2016

Kidnapping trial begins for son of prominent Haitian family

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A high-profile kidnapping trial started Thursday for the son of a prominent Haitian family with extensive business […]
January 28, 2016

Clinton’s firewall? Black voters the key in South Carolina

By Bill Barrow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBIA, S.C. _ While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two nominating states […]
January 27, 2016

Zimbabwe’s Heroes Acre is too exclusive, Mugabe critics say

By Farai Mutsaka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe _ The hilltop has a commanding view of Harare, features a huge bronze statue of three guerrilla fighters […]