April 4, 2015

African Americans help rewrite Natchez’s story with author and his not so Old South daughter

By Jeff Amy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATCHEZ, Miss. _ All around Greg Iles is his handiwork _ a play where the bestselling novelist chips away at […]
April 3, 2015

Dominican local government official accused of running pot trafficking ring

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested a local government official accused of running a ring they say imported marijuana from […]
April 3, 2015

Oklahoma fraternity racial incident just one of many as US campuses grapple with racism

By Kimberly Hefling And Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE PARK, Md. _ Racist incidents are popping up at U.S. colleges and universities, even though […]
April 3, 2015

Old South African statue of British imperialist sparks new debate about racism and equality

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ It began with a container of excrement. On March 9, a South African student protester […]
April 2, 2015

10 Cuban, Dominican migrants detained near Puerto Rico; 1 dead

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ U.S. authorities have detained 10 migrants from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, including a 3-year-old boy, who were found on an […]
April 2, 2015

Bahamas judge denies bail to wife accused of killing podiatrist

NASSAU, Bahamas _ A judge in the Bahamas has denied bail to a woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband, a well-known podiatrist from Australia. An […]
April 2, 2015

Man throws ‘suspicious package’ over wall of US Embassy in Jamaica a week before Obama visit

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Heavily armed Jamaican soldiers and police took positions around the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday after a man […]
April 2, 2015

UN report: More than 25,000 foreigners from over 100 countries fight with terrorist groups

By Edith M. Lederer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The number of fighters leaving home to join al-Qaida and the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria and other […]
April 2, 2015

US Senate foreign affairs expert indicted on corruption charges, accused of abusing office

By Eric Tucker And Sean Carlin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the […]
March 31, 2015

Fears of ‘political interference’ raised in Nigerian presidential vote tallying

By Michelle Faul THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABUJA, Nigeria _ Election officials worked into the night Monday counting the results from Nigeria’s tight presidential vote, while the […]
March 31, 2015

Official: 2 Cuban nurses ‘brutally attacked’ in Jamaican town where they provided free care

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica‘s health ministry says two nurses from Cuba have been “brutally attacked and injured” by a gunman who invaded their residence in the […]
March 31, 2015

Police: 12 year old Jamaica boy fatally stabbed by classmate in classroom

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Police say a 12-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by a sixth-grade classmate at a Jamaican school. Authorities say Shaheim Lewis was […]