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 […]
March 23, 2015

Jamaica: Air quality tests done amid massive fire at dump show high levels of benzene

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican health officials says air quality tests done in the wake of a massive dump fire show such high levels of a known […]
March 23, 2015

Barbados planning to replace Queen Elizabeth as titular head of state, adopt republican gov’t

By Carol Williams And David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRIDGETOWN, Barbados _ Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and replace […]
March 23, 2015

Trinidad motorists stuck in traffic jams as police block major roads amid salary negotiations

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad _ Police in Trinidad and Tobago who are in a salary dispute with the government have blocked major roadways, paralyzing traffic in the Caribbean […]
March 23, 2015

Cuba sees tourism boom amid move for US detente, as travellers rush in ‘before the Americans’

By Andrea Rodriguez And Peter Orsi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA _ Bookings to Cuba jumped 57 per cent for one New York tour operator in the […]
March 22, 2015

Michelle Obama calls on Cambodian students to use education to demand more freedoms

By Jocelyn Gecker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SIEM REAP, Cambodia _ Michelle Obama urged Cambodian students to finish their education and speak up to demand greater freedoms […]
March 20, 2015

15 young filmmakers honoured by Obama at second annual White House student film festival

By Nedra Pickler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said the film festival he hosted at the White House Friday is probably the only […]
March 20, 2015

District attorney: Philadelphia police involved shooting is ‘terrible tragedy,’ not a crime

By Sean Carlin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ The fatal shooting of a motorist by police during an overnight traffic stop in December was a tragedy […]