April 13, 2015

Jamaican teenager charged with shooting death of 11 month old baby in island’s capital

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican authorities have charged a teenager with the shooting death of an 11-month-old baby boy in the island’s capital. Investigators say the youth […]
April 11, 2015

Guyana’s government delivers water to remote jungle areas hit by drought

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Government officials in Guyana are delivering water to thousands of people living in the South American country’s remote jungle communities amid a worsening […]
April 11, 2015

At historic summit, Obama seeks to leverage shift on Cuba to re engage with Latin America

By Joshua Goodman And Peter Orsi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PANAMA CITY _ After his ice-breaking handshake with Cuba’s leader, President Barack Obama is looking to the […]
April 11, 2015

Nigerians vote for state governors amid tensions in the politically charged south

LAGOS, Nigeria _ Nigerians are voting for state governors and assemblies in elections Saturday in which the opposition hopes to make gains following its victory that […]
April 10, 2015

Obama, Cuban President Castro speak by phone ahead of expected encounter at Americas summit

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PANAMA CITY _ The presidents of the United States and Cuba have spoken by phone for only the second time […]
April 10, 2015

Obama, Cuban President Castro to come face to face at Americas summit amid bid to restore ties

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PANAMA CITY _ As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather Friday in Panama, all eyes will be on two […]
April 9, 2015

Jamaica asks Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey of US conviction

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica’s leader has asked President Barack Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey, who was convicted in the U.S. of mail fraud […]
April 9, 2015

Obama hints he’ll remove Cuba from terror list ahead of historic encounter with Castro

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PANAMA CITY _ Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signalled Thursday he will soon remove […]
April 9, 2015

Tax credit cut a ‘stake through heart’ of Nova Scotia’s film industry: producer

By Tim Callanan THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ Those working in Nova Scotia’s film and television industry sounded the death knell for its future Thursday after […]
April 9, 2015

In an impoverished economy, Zimbabweans turn to pirated films, forcing cinemas to shut down

By Farai Mutsaka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe _ When the country’s censors blacked out scenes from the film adaptation of the bestselling erotic novel, “Fifty […]
April 9, 2015

Obama reaches out to Caribbean nations ahead of summit with Western Hemisphere leaders

By Jim Kuhnhenn And David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Opening a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America, President Barack Obama hopes […]
April 8, 2015

Video of US police shooting may have major impact: ‘Now people see what we’re talking about’

By David Crary THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Graphic videos have surfaced previously that kindled outrage over police use of force _ the Rodney King […]