Belize police urge software founder to appear

BELIZE CITY (AP) – Police urged software company founder John McAfee on Tuesday to come in for questioning and help solve the killing of his neighbor on the Caribbean island where they lived. But McAfee, […]


Latin American middle class grows by 50 percent

NEW YORK (AP) – The middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean region grew by 50 the over the past decade. Higher levels of education, more women and urban dwellers entering the work force […]


Report: Software founder says innocent in Belize

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Wired magazine reports it has heard from software company founder John McAfee and that he is denying any role in the slaying of his neighbor on a Caribbean island. Wired says […]


Belize police looks for McAfee in murder case

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Police in Belize are looking for the founder of the software company McAfee, Inc., to question him about the death of another U.S. citizen, his neighbor in an island town on […]


As Sandy spins toward US, Haiti still faces flood woes

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The leader of Haiti is calling the post-Hurricane Sandy situation in his country “a disaster of major proportions.” Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says “The whole south is under water.” Jamaica, Cuba […]


East Coast watches storm

WASHINGTON (AP) – Forecasters say there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty about the path that will be taken by Hurricane Sandy. It’s heading north after causing widespread damage in the Caribbean. Meanwhile, a wintry […]


Jamaica feels the brunt of Hurricane Sandy

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) – Jamaica is being pounded with heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy. It’s bringing a powerful storm surge as it heads for landfall near the country’s most populous city. The hurricane is on […]


Tropical Storm Sandy forms south of Jamaica

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Sandy developed south of Jamaica on Monday, becoming the 18th named storm of a busy Atlantic season that has seen only two hurricanes make landfall. Sandy was about 395 miles […]


JetBlue: Free flights for disgruntled voters

NEW YORK (AP) – In a marketing gimmick that piggybacks on next month’s presidential election, JetBlue is offering a way for Americans to make good on threats to leave the country if “the other guy” […]


Haiti death toll jumps to 19 after tropical storm

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A government official says that Haiti’s death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac has jumped to 19. Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste of the country’s Civil Protection Office gave few details on how each […]