November 11, 2014


  LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has given an award to a man the institute believes raised the profile of jazz […]
November 10, 2014

1983 Grenada invasion: Tape shows contrite Reagan apologizing to Thatcher over secrecy

LONDON _ So sorry we kept it a secret. That was Ronald Reagan’s message to Margaret Thatcher when U.S. troops invaded Grenada in 1983 without telling […]
November 10, 2014

Bahamas government says all 9 on board killed when plane crashes on approach to Grand Bahama

  A small plane crashed Sunday on approach to the island of Grand Bahama, killing all 9 people on board, the government of the Bahamas said. […]
November 10, 2014

New York’s mayor calls on US federal government to clean polluted canal in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ New York City’s mayor visited a polluted canal in Puerto Rico’s capital city on Saturday and said the federal government must […]
November 10, 2014

Queen Elizabeth II leads UK ceremony for fallen soldiers as World War I centenary nears

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Queen Elizabeth II honoured fallen soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth Sunday in a dignified ceremony at the […]
November 8, 2014

Obama picks a Washington outsider and first black woman to oversee Justice Department

By Nedra Pickler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama has chosen federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general, sending a Washington […]
November 8, 2014

Guatemala’s president apologizes to 33 communities displaced for dam, outlines compensation

GUATEMALA CITY _ Guatemala’s president has apologized to 33 communities of indigenous Achi people who were forced to abandon their homes to make way for construction […]
November 7, 2014

Floods displace at least 6,000 after heavy rain in northern Haiti, Dominican Republic

  CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti _ At least 6,000 people have been displaced by flooding during several days of heavy rain in northern Haiti and in the neighbouring […]
November 7, 2014

Film academy honours Harry Belafonte for his activism, which he says always inspired his art

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ As Harry Belafonte joins the elite EGOT club _ adding an Oscar statuette to an awards cache […]
November 6, 2014

Trinidad to step up deportations of migrants living there illegally

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ The government of Trinidad & Tobago says it plans to crack down on the estimated 110,000 migrants living in the twin-island nation illegally _ […]
November 5, 2014

Republicans sweep to power in US Senate, increase House majority as voters rebuke Obama

By Steven R. Hurst THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Republicans stormed to power in the U.S. Senate, extended their majority in the House of Representatives and […]
November 5, 2014

Heavy rains kill 7 across Haiti, including 3 children

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Authorities say at least seven people have died in Haiti following heavy rains. Civil protection officer Nadia Lochard says three children are among […]