February 20, 2015

E-book of Malcolm X autobiography expected by May

NEW YORK _ One of the last major digital holdouts, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” should soon be available as an e-book, the attorney for the […]
February 20, 2015

US Coast Guard reports seizing $1.6 million worth of marijuana near the Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ The U.S. Coast Guard says it has seized more than 1,700 pounds (770 kilograms) of marijuana and detained a Russian man […]
February 20, 2015

US legislators meet with Dominican officials to talk about human rights

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a delegation of fellow Democrats are meeting with authorities in the Dominican Republic to […]
February 20, 2015

OAS rights commission asks Bahamas to respond to claims of mistreatment of migrants

  NASSAU, Bahamas _ An organization that monitors human rights in the Western Hemisphere has asked the Bahamas to respond to allegations that migrants have been […]
February 20, 2015

Haiti revises death toll from Carnival accident, reports 17 killed and 6 still hospitalized

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ The Haitian government is revising the death toll from an accident involving a Carnival float, lowering it by one. Communications Minister Rothchild Francois […]
February 19, 2015

Convicted drug trafficker says he donated millions to Dominican ex president

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A convicted drug trafficker and former captain of the Dominican Republic‘s army told a local TV station Thursday that he donated […]
February 19, 2015

Ex police chief in Jamaica testifies before fact finding panel examining deadly slum raid

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A former Jamaican police commissioner has started testifying before a fact-finding panel examining a 2010 security operation that killed over 70 civilians in […]
February 18, 2015

At least 16 killed in Haiti after Carnival float hits low-hanging power line, officials say

By Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ At least 16 people were killed early Tuesday in the Haitian capital after a man on top […]
February 18, 2015

Liberia president to visit US, meet with lawmakers; it’s her first visit since Ebola outbreak

WASHINGTON _ The president of Liberia will visit the United States later this month, her first trip to the country since the Ebola outbreak in West […]
February 18, 2015

New relaxed mood in Communist Cuba amid economic changes, better relations with US

By Anita Snow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA _ Rolling toward customs with a 60-pound suitcase filled with clothing and electronics for friends, my stomach clenched when […]
February 17, 2015

Opposition alliance emerges as winner in St Kitts & Nevis after tense day of vote counting

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts _ An alliance of three opposition parties won parliamentary elections in St. Kitts and Nevis, denying the former governing party and its prime […]
February 16, 2015

Jamaica police say 2 women caught smuggling cocaine after disembarking flights from Curacao

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican police say two alleged drug mules have been arrested after disembarking flights from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao. In a Monday […]