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 […]
March 31, 2015

CAS confirms life ban for former FIFA official Vernon Manilal Fernando in bribery case

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ A former FIFA executive committee member lost his appeal against a life ban for corruption in a long-running […]
March 30, 2015

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh’s capital, 2 Islamic school students detained

By Julhas Alam THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh _ A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh’s capital on Monday, and two of […]
March 30, 2015

US families who fled Cuba generations ago wonder if new diplomacy will pay for what they lost

By Adam Geller THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OMAHA, Neb. _ The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that […]
March 25, 2015

Daughters of Martin Luther King Jr. and Alabama Gov. George Wallace reunite for historic march

By Marty Swant THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTGOMERY, Ala. _ The daughters of Martin Luther King Jr. and former Alabama Gov. George Wallace are joining to commemorate […]
March 24, 2015

Russian FM Lavrov visits Cuba, calls for end to US trade embargo

HAVANA _ Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov has launched a tour of Latin America with a stop in Cuba, where he has called for an end […]
March 24, 2015

Well known Australian podiatrist fatally stabbed in Bahamas; wife detained

By Danica Coto THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Authorities in the Bahamas said Tuesday that they have detained the wife of a well-known […]