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 8, 2014

Magnitude 5 earthquake shakes St. Lucia; no immediate reports of damage, injuries

  CASTRIES, St. Lucia _ A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has rattled St. Lucia’s capital and surrounding areas, causing alarm but no reported damage or injuries on the […]
December 8, 2014

Jamie Foxx says ‘uncomfortable conversations’ needed following killings by police and protests

December 8, 2014 | By Lauri Neff | NEW YORK _ Jamie Foxx is calling for a tough dialogue in the wake of killings by police […]
November 22, 2014

Catholic Church defrocks priest on Caribbean island of Dominica for abusing minor 20 years ago

By Carlisle Jno Baptiste THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROSEAU _ A longtime parish priest on Dominica who was accused of sexually abusing a girl in 1994 has […]
November 22, 2014

Officials rescue 5 people after pleasure boat overturns in eastern Caribbean

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique _ Five people have been rescued in the eastern Caribbean after their pleasure boat overturned in rough waters. Authorities on the French island of […]
November 21, 2014

Jamaica policeman facing homicide charge arrested at airport

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican policeman facing a murder charge has been arrested at an island airport. The Independent Commission of Investigations probes allegations against Jamaica‘s […]
November 21, 2014

FIFA audit panel member charged with fraud in Cayman Islands health contract probe

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands _ A member of FIFA’s financial monitoring panel has been charged with fraud in a criminal investigation in his Cayman Islands homeland. […]
November 19, 2014


KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ A Seattle-based company wants to make Bob Marley the face of marijuana. Privateer Holdings has announced it’s reached a licensing deal with […]
November 17, 2014

Long maligned police force in Haiti faces test with looming drawdown of UN forces

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Their new uniforms clean and crisp, the Haitian officers chat with street vendors and school kids as […]
November 16, 2014

Trinidad struggles to emerge from heavy flooding; more rain forecast

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ The eastern Caribbean island of Trinidad is struggling to emerge from widespread flooding as meteorologists warn of more rain that has already forced businesses […]
November 16, 2014

Jamaica narcotics unit arrests 7, seizes over 500 pounds of marijuana in operations

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican police have carried out a series of operations across the island that netted more than 500 pounds (227 kilograms) of marijuana and […]
November 13, 2014

Cayman Islands approves policy to advance rights of disabled citizens, set foundation for law

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands _ The Cayman Islands has approved its first national policy to advance the rights of disabled citizens. A statement from the British […]