December 16, 2014

AP Interview: After resignation, prime minister says Haiti made progress during his tenure

By Pierre-Richard Luxama THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ The Haitian prime minister who resigned under pressure over the weekend said Monday that the country has […]
December 16, 2014

Haiti in political flux as president seeks end to stalemate and a new prime minister

By Pierre-Richard Luxama THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haiti was in a state of political flux following the resignation over the weekend of the country’s […]
December 15, 2014

‘Gone with the Wind’ premiere sparked tension

ATLANTA _ Seventy-five years after the premiere of the movie “Gone with the Wind,” research is shedding light on the racial tensions that existed at the […]
December 14, 2014

In Jamaica, fact finding panel hopes to solve lingering mysteries of bloody 2010 slum raid

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers […]
December 13, 2014

Haiti’s president accepts report that calls for prime minister to quit, new government to form

By Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ President Michel Martelly said Friday night that he accepted all the findings of a report this week […]
December 13, 2014


The Cuban government says rappers and other artists targeted by a clandestine U-S program were “victims.” Responding to an Associated Press investigation, Havana says the artists […]
December 10, 2014

Black police in US straddle line between race and duty over black deaths at hands of officers

OAKLAND, Calif. _ As the U.S. grapples with turmoil over police killings of unarmed black men, some African-American officers feel caught in the middle, wondering whether […]
December 10, 2014

Former Scotland Yard commander appointed as new top cop in Britain’s Turks & Caico Islands

A former Scotland Yard commander has been appointed the new police commissioner in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Britain-appointed Gov. Peter Beckingham said Wednesday that James […]
December 10, 2014

Haiti commission calls for resignation of PM to pave way for new consensus government

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A commission recently appointed by Haitian President Michel Martelly is calling for his prime minister to resign so a new consensus government can […]
December 10, 2014

US ambassador says African American official denied entry to Uruguay restaurant due to race

By Leonardo Haberkorn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay _ The U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay says an African-American embassy official was denied entry to a restaurant in […]
December 9, 2014

South African judge to respond on Wednesday to request for appeal in Oscar Pistorius case

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PRETORIA, South Africa _ A South African judge says she will respond to the prosecution’s appeal of the Oscar Pistorius […]
December 9, 2014

Dominica’s ruling party wins 4th consecutive term; opposition gains 3 seats

ROSEAU _ Dominica’s ruling party has won a fourth consecutive term following parliamentary elections in the tiny eastern Caribbean island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says he […]