August 18, 2015

Haiti disqualifies 9 candidates for violence, inciting chaos during parliamentary elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Electoral officials in Haiti have disqualified nine candidates for engaging in violence or inciting chaos during parliamentary elections. Voters in the Aug. 9 […]
August 18, 2015

UN: Some countries don’t bother to pursue sexual misconduct allegations against peacekeepers

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 12-year-old girl said she had been raped by a foreign soldier, one of many who had come to Central […]
August 18, 2015

Trudeau outlines plan for middle class growth

AJAX, ON – The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, yesterday outlined how a Liberal government will grow the economy and deliver real change […]
August 17, 2015

Man nabbed in Trinidad after 16 years on run pleads not guilty in ’99 slaying after NY wedding

By Frank Eltman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINEOLA, N.Y. _ A man arrested in Trinidad after 16 years on the run in the fatal shooting of a […]
August 17, 2015

5 police officers killed in southeastern Nicaragua; gang attacked to free detained comrade

MANAGUA, Nicaragua _ Nicaraguan authorities say five police officers were shot dead over the weekend in the country’s southeastern Caribbean jungle. A National Police statement issued […]
August 17, 2015

Boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter arrested in her stabbing death on New York street

By Verena Dobnik THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter has been arrested in her fatal stabbing on a New York […]
August 16, 2015

Obama and the Clintons: Political couples mingle as they vacation in Martha’s Vineyard

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OAK BLUFFS, Mass. _ America’s two foremost Democratic families _ the Obamas and the Clintons _ mingled on Saturday as […]
August 16, 2015

Jamaica narcotics agents seize over 1,000 pounds of marijuana hidden in 2 shipping containers

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican narcotics agents have seized a load of marijuana found hidden in two shipping containers at wharves in the Caribbean island’s capital. In […]
August 15, 2015

4 French citizens sentenced to 20 years in Dominican Republic drug case

By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced four French citizens to 20 […]
August 14, 2015

Frenchman pleads guilty to 38 counts of migrant smuggling in US Virgin Islands

AMALIE, Virgin Islands (AP)_ An elderly Frenchman has pleaded guilty to more than three dozen counts of migrant smuggling in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A statement […]
August 14, 2015

Cambridge University releases letters showing how humans were priced for sale in slave trade

By Sylvia Hui THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Researchers at Britain’s Cambridge University have released letters showing how slaves were priced for sale during the 18th […]
August 14, 2015

South African veterinarian fits elephant skin bandage onto face of rhino injured by poached

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Veterinarians in South Africa have treated an injured rhino whose face was mutilated by poachers last week by […]