November 28, 2014

Street protest turns violent in northeast Haiti town; police confirm some wounded by gunfire

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haitian authorities on Thursday were investigating a street protest that turned violent in a northeastern town close to the country’s border with the […]
November 27, 2014

Bahamas faces storm of criticism after tightening rules for migrant workers, mostly from Haiti

By Ava Turnquest And Ben Fox THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASSAU, Bahamas _ On the first day new immigration rules took effect this month in the Bahamas, […]
November 27, 2014

International medical group reports uptick in people with cholera symptoms in Haiti’s capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haiti‘s health system still does not have the capacity to adequately treat cholera patients and there has been an uptick in cases in […]
November 27, 2014

Michael Brown’s parents, families of 2 other black men killed by police join Sharpton to pray

By Deepti Hajela THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The parents of Michael Brown and relatives of two other unarmed black men killed by police officers […]
November 26, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York gets major gift of works by African American artists

NEW YORK _ The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South. The museum says the […]
November 26, 2014

Preliminary report cites weather in Bahamas air crash that killed well known pastor, 8 others

  NASSAU, Bahamas _ Bad weather appears to have been a major factor in a small plane crash in the Bahamas that killed a prominent Christian […]
November 24, 2014

Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

By Ben Nuckols And Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ A controversial and tireless advocate for the U.S. capital who helped uplift the city’s majority […]
November 24, 2014

Dutch Ebola aid ship arrives in Liberia on final leg of West Africa tour

  MONROVIA, Liberia _ The European Union says a Dutch aid ship is finishing its tour of the three West African countries hardest hit by the […]
November 24, 2014

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson case as weekend passes without grand jury decision

By David A. Lieb And Andale Gross THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision […]
November 24, 2014

Presidential honour for 3 slain civil rights workers doesn’t sit well with some relatives

By Emily Wagster Pettus THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. _ Three civil rights workers who were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1964 are going to […]
November 24, 2014

Elderly German couple found hacked to death on beach near their vacation villa in Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ Police in Trinidad and Tobago are investigating the slaying of an elderly German couple who were found hacked to death on a beach near […]
November 22, 2014

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; civic group says no decision reached

By John O’Connor And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering […]