August 6, 2015

Ministers exit Haiti gov’t in protest of president’s ‘unacceptable’ remarks to woman at rally

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti(AP) _ Hostile comments made by Haitian President Michel Martelly to a woman at a campaign rally have prompted a party in his coalition to […]
August 5, 2015

Black Hawk helicopter crashes in jungle of northwest Colombia, killing 16 police officers

By Jacobo Garcia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOGOTA _ Sixteen police officers died Tuesday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were travelling in crashed while taking part […]
August 5, 2015

Zimbabwean trial of guide who helped US hunter kill lion named Cecil is postponed to Sept. 28

By Farai Mutsaka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HWANGE, Zimbabwe(AP) _ The trial in Zimbabwe of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named […]
August 5, 2015

LGBT Jamaicans holding first gay pride celebration on island where gay sex is unlawful

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica‘s LGBT community is holding its first gay pride celebration, a weeklong observance that was previously almost […]
August 5, 2015

Drought worsens in Puerto Rico; government extends severe water restrictions

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP)_ A deepening drought in Puerto Rico has forced the government to extend severe water rationing measures to more communities. A total […]
August 3, 2015

Zimbabwe safari operator says 2nd American accused of illegal lion hunt acted in ‘good faith’

HARARE, Zimbabwe(AP) _ A Zimbabwean safari operator accused of facilitating an illegal lion hunt for an American citizen in April denies the bow and arrow kill […]
August 3, 2015

New poll suggests slight edge for ruling coalition over opposition in upcoming Trinidad vote

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP)_ A new poll suggests there will be a very tight contest between Trinidad and Tobago‘s ruling coalition and the main opposition party in […]
August 3, 2015
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Jamaica police order probe into death of prisoner accused of killing officer

KINGSTON, Jamaica(AP) _ Jamaica‘s police chief has ordered an investigation into the death of a prisoner accused of killing a female officer. Carl Williams said in […]
August 3, 2015

A look at measures taken by states, a year after Ferguson’s fatal police shooting

Legislators in nearly every state this year proposed measures stemming from the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who had scuffled […]
July 31, 2015

Rights group says Muslims in C. African Republic forced to convert religion, hide practices

DAKAR, Senegal(AP) _ Amnesty International says Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity […]
July 31, 2015

Zimbabwe: Wildlife minister says extradition being sought for American dentist who killed lion

By Farai Mutsaka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe _ Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured […]
July 31, 2015

US judge considers structured release for some charged with trying to join terror groups

By Amy Forliti THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ U.S. District Judge Michael Davis had seen this in his courtroom before _ a young Somali-American who hadn’t […]