January 6, 2015

Ex Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looks to avoid prison at sentencing for corruption

By Larry O’Dell And Alan Suderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. _ Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces […]
January 3, 2015

US says new sanctions on North Korea just the first step in US response to Sony hack attack

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONOLULU _ The United States says its new round of sanctions against North Korea is just the opening salvo in […]
January 3, 2015

Guyana to issue new passports with security features to fight fraud

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The South American country of Guyana is issuing new passports with improved safety features after seizing fraudulent ones in recent months. Security Minister […]
January 3, 2015

Dominican Republic says it will not recognize same sex marriages performed at UK embassy

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ The Dominican Republic says it will not recognize a same-sex marriage performed for the first time in the conservative Caribbean country. […]
January 3, 2015

Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety with a minor

By Sylvia Hui THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain’s Prince Andrew engaged in any “impropriety with underage minors” after he […]
December 31, 2014

Guyana sugar company meets target for 1st time in a decade

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The Caribbean trade bloc’s largest sugarcane producing company says it has met its first annual target in a decade. The Guyana Sugar Corporation […]
December 31, 2014

UK embassy performs first gay marriage in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Same-sex marriage is banned in the Dominican Republic, but a man and his partner have exchanged vows in the first ceremony […]
December 29, 2014

Police: Bus crash in western Jamaica kills 3, seriously injures 17 others

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A minibus in Jamaica has collided with a truck on a rural road, killing three people and injuring 17 others. Police say the […]
December 26, 2014

Haiti president nominates political veteran to replace prime minister who resigned this month

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A former mayor of Port-au-Prince and presidential candidate was nominated Thursday to be the next prime minister amid an ongoing standoff with parliament […]
December 26, 2014

65 Haitian migrants detained near Turks & Caicos Islands

Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands say they have detained 65 Haitian migrants. The government says the group was found late Thursday aboard a boat […]
December 25, 2014

Officials in Bahamas say migrant boat with 112 Haitians detained in southern Exuma chain

NASSAU, Bahamas _ Authorities in the Bahamas say 112 migrants from Haiti have been detained after their boat was stopped near Great Exuma Island. The Department […]
December 24, 2014

Jamaica police seize 55 pounds of cocaine, hashish at container terminal, airports

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Authorities in Jamaica say they have seized a total of 55 pounds (25 kilograms) of cocaine and hashish at several ports across the […]