November 15, 2015

Argentine presidential candidates sharply critique each other in debate 1 week before election

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina _ Argentina’s presidential contenders have come out attacking each other in the South American nation’s first ever head-to-head candidates’ debate. Ruling party candidate […]
November 15, 2015

World leaders vow vigorous response to Paris terror spree, but little indication of next steps

By Julie Pace And Vladimir Isachenkov THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANTALYA, Turkey _ World leaders vowed a vigorous response to the Islamic State group’s terror spree in […]
November 14, 2015

PARIS _ World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:

  PARIS _ World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments: GERMAN CHANCELLOR AND PRESIDENT […]
November 13, 2015

Former Puerto Rico attorney for notorious drug trafficker sentenced in money laundering case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ A former Puerto Rico lawyer who represented a man once known as the “Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean” has been sentenced […]
November 13, 2015

Drug charges for Venezuela president’s relatives reverberate as election campaign kicks off

CARACAS, Venezuela _ The arrest of two nephews of the Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores on U.S. drug trafficking charges is being used by the opposition […]
November 13, 2015

Passing ‘Go’ in Cape Town: new version of Monopoly board game is set in South African city

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ You can now reach Robben Island after you pass ‘Go’ in a new Cape Town version of Monopoly. […]
November 13, 2015

Brazil to grant permanent residence to 43,000 Haitians in bid to undermine human traffickers

SAO PAULO _ The Brazilian government says it will grant permanent residence to more than 43,000 Haitians who entered the country illegally. Justice Secretary Beto Vasconcelos […]
November 12, 2015

Venezuela president to address UN rights council as some diplomats, rights groups decry tactic

GENEVA _ Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is to speak to the main U.N. human rights body, as Western diplomats grumble that he is trying to exploit […]
November 11, 2015

South Africa: 8 ex police sentenced to 15 years in jail for murder for dragging a man

JOHANNESBURG _ A South African judge sentenced eight former police officers to 15 years in prison for the murder of a Mozambican man they dragged behind […]
November 11, 2015

After delay of more than 2 years, some children adopted from Congo reach the US

By David Crary THE ASSOCIATED PRESS After a wrenching delay of more than two years, a few American families celebrated on U.S. territory Wednesday with children […]
November 11, 2015

Nephews of Venezuela first lady arrested in Haiti for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs to US

By Joshua Goodman And Alicia A. Caldwell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   BOGOTA _ Two nephews of Venezuela’s powerful first lady Cilia Flores have been arrested in […]
November 11, 2015

At Arlington Cemetery, Obama says nation must honour veterans long after Veterans Day ends

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama urged the public Wednesday to keep thinking about veterans long after the annual holiday honouring […]