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 […]
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 […]