Caribbean

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 […]

11/13/2012

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 […]

11/13/2012

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 […]

11/12/2012

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 […]

10/27/2012

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 […]

10/26/2012

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 […]

10/24/2012

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 […]

10/22/2012

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” […]

10/03/2012

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 […]

08/27/2012

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