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St Vincent fears COVID-19 outbreak with volcano evacuations

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Officials in St. Vincent said Thursday that they were extremely worried about a COVID-19 outbreak given the lack of...

A retiring Castro to bring younger face to Cuba’s communists

HAVANA (AP) — This week's Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at the helm of Cuba's all-powerful political institution. ...

The Latest: California governor says all schools must reopen

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging all schools in the state to reopen, saying there are no health barriers to getting...

Humanitarian crisis feared in St. Vincent amid eruptions

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ongoing volcanic eruptions have displaced about 20% of people in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as...

Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced early Wednesday that he has resigned as the country faces a spike in killings...

St. Vincent seeks water, funds as volcano keeps erupting

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they...

CONCACAF Gold Cup final scheduled for Aug 1 in Las Vegas

MIAMI (AP) — This year's CONCACAF Gold Cup final will be played on Aug. 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. ...

‘Huge’ explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps erupting

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption...

More flee volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — More people fled their homes on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Sunday as La Soufrière volcano...

Ash-covered St. Vincent braces for more volcanic eruptions

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island...

Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean’s St. Vincent

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Friday after...

NRA trial opens window on secretive leader’s life and work

DALLAS (AP) — Wayne LaPierre flies exclusively on private jets, he sailed around the Bahamas for “security” and he never sends emails or texts...

St. Vincent to evacuate thousands under volcano threat

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Empty cruise ships were scheduled to arrive Friday at the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent to help...

A year after pandemic hit, Haiti awaits vaccines amid apathy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti does not have a single vaccine to offer its more than 11 million people over a year after the...

The Latest: 11 new COVID-19 cases in China’s lone outbreak

BEIJING — Chinese officials say 11 more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in a southwestern city bordering Myanmar that is the scene of...

US shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — A once-secret unit within the Guantanamo Bay detention center that had fallen into disrepair has been closed and the prisoners moved...

Mexico: Woman who died in police custody also was abused

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Salvadoran woman who died in police custody over the weekend in a Caribbean beach resort had also suffered abuse...

Outrage grows over police custody death in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Outrage grew in Mexico and El Salvador as Mexican authorities said Monday that an autopsy of a Salvadoran woman who...

Joel Dahmen wins at windy Punta Cana for 1st PGA Tour title

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Joel Dahmen won the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory,...

Report: Military cleanup in Puerto Rico islands slow-going

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The reopening of hiking trails and various white-sand beaches on two tiny Puerto Rican islands long used as...

Barrier falls: Woman officiates men’s qualifier in Americas

Kathryn Nesbitt ran the sidelines, waving a flag, blending in for all the right reasons. ...

Mexico beats US 1-0 in men’s Olympic soccer qualifying

Sebastian Soto's sloppy giveaway cost the United States in a 1-0 loss to Mexico. ...

Puerto Rico awarded $900M to help boost island’s education

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government on Monday was granted access to more than $900 million in federal education funds less...

US scores late, beats Dominican 4-0 in Olympic qualifying

U.S. coach Jason Kreis was dismayed by his team's scoreless first half against the Dominican Republic in qualifying for the Olympic men’s soccer tournament. ...

2 Royal Caribbean lines to resume Caribbean cruises in June

MIAMI (AP) — Two Royal Caribbean cruises will resume in June, ending a yearlong hiatus, but passengers 18 and older must test negative for...

Reynolds, Odunze receive US call-ups but not Hoppe

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Bryan Reynolds received his first call-up to the U.S. national team after the 19-year-old made his debut for Roma last...

Ex-Olympian pleads not guilty to molesting boys at camp

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Olympian and longtime track coach has pleaded not guilty and been ordered held on $200,000 bail on charges...

Puerto Rico reopens public schools amid COVID-19 fears

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Parents across Puerto Rico knelt down on Wednesday to adjust their children's face masks and backpacks as public...

Puerto Rico debt-restructuring plan filed amid criticism

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A framework that outlines how Puerto Rico will restructure at least $35 billion in public debt and more...

Miami janitor quietly feeds thousands, and love’s the reason

MIAMI (AP) — Doramise Moreau toils long past midnight in her tiny kitchen every Friday — boiling lemon peels, crushing fragrant garlic and onion...

Officials seeking answers to Puerto Rico telescope collapse

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation said Friday that it could cost up to $50 million just to clean up...

Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies in Jamaica at age 73

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on...

Myanmar coup crisis grows after years of US neglect

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a decade ago, the United States was touting Myanmar as an American success story. The Obama administration reveled in the...

Nicaragua finds boat with bodies of 6 migrants in Caribbean

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan authorities said Tuesday the bodies of six people, apparently migrants, have been found in a small boat drifting off...

Trevor Simsby gets unusual shot at WGC and holds his own

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The latest World Golf Championship event has gone to nine venues with five title names since it began in 1999....

Sun, sand, shots: Caribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s...

Efrain Álvarez left off US Olympic soccer training roster

NEW YORK (AP) — LA Galaxy midfielder Efrain Álvarez was left off the United States 31-man training roster ahead of Olympic qualifying for North...

Supreme Court to weigh Puerto Rico access to US aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether it is unconstitutional to exclude people living in Puerto Rico from Supplemental Social...

Officials: 400 escape, 25 dead after Haiti prison breakout

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities announced Friday that more than 400 inmates escaped and 25 people died in a prison breakout, making it...

8 dead, including prison director, after Haiti jail break

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — A prison director was among at least eight people killed on Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from a...

Senegal, Morocco, Caymans added to terror finance watch list

PARIS (AP) — An international agency that monitors terrorism funding kept North Korea and Iran as the only two countries on its black list...

8 Cubans rescued after makeshift boat capsizes near Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Six men and two pregnant women from Cuba have been rescued off the Florida coast after their makeshift boat capsized following...

Seattle doing damage control with players after exec’s video

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais are doing damage control with players who were directly mentioned or referenced by former...

Puerto Rico rejects key deal with creditors to reduce debt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Tuesday that a federal control board reached a key deal that would reduce the...

Mariners CEO Mather resigns after derogatory remarks surface

In one 45-minute conversation, Kevin Mather undermined the Seattle Mariners far beyond being the organization with the longest playoff drought in baseball. ...

Isaiah Thomas returns to score 19 points, US beats Bahamas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Isaiah Thomas knocked down three quick 3-pointers, showing that his shot is still there. ...

USA Basketball called Isaiah Thomas, who hopes NBA does next

There was a day last spring when Isaiah Thomas noticed he could lift his leg without any pain. That hadn’t happened in years. ...

Latinos face barriers like fear, language in getting vaccine

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Rigoberto Montesinos, a veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, was so worried about side effects from the...

Biden will try to close Guantanamo after ‘robust’ review

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will seek to close the prison on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay following a review process, resuming...

Cubans stranded for 33 days now in US immigration detention

MIAMI (AP) — Three Cubans who capsized and survived 33 days on coconut water, shellfish and rats atop a deserted rocky islet south of...

Migration through Panama resumes after pandemic lockdown

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — After nearly a year stalled in migrant camps at the edge of the jungle, hundreds of migrants have begun...

Board reaches tentative deal to lower Puerto Rico debt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement in...

Cardinals re-sign C Yadier Molina for 18th season

Yadier Molina enjoyed going through the process of free agency for the first time in more than two decades as a pro. ...

EXPLAINER: Why Haiti’s political strife has worsened

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Political strife in Haiti has deepened as opposition leaders and supporters claim that President Jovenel Moïse’s five-year term has expired,...

3 years’ probation issued in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story...

Longtime ESPN baseball correspondent Pedro Gomez dies at 58

Pedro Gomez, a longtime baseball correspondent for ESPN who covered more than 25 World Series, has died. He was 58. ...

Haiti’s president alleges coup conspiracy, says 20 arrested

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse announced Sunday that police have arrested more than 20 people he accused of trying to kill...

Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is running low on ganja. ...

Jeffrey Epstein fund abruptly halts payouts to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — A fund set up to provide money to scores of women who say they were abused by financier Jeffrey Epstein...

Puerto Rico tweaks COVID-19 rules amid slight drop in cases

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Thursday announced slight changes to ongoing COVID-19 measures as he noted that the number...

Haiti opens debate on proposed constitutional changes

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has unveiled multiple proposed changes to overhaul the country’s Constitution that officials plan to present to voters starting this...

Puerto Rico’s governor unveils budget priorities amid crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s new governor said Wednesday that modernizing government services, repairing roads and increasing the salaries of certain...

The Latest: S Korea curbing travel, gatherings for holiday

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials are moving to limit travel and gatherings during next week’s Lunar New Year’s holidays by allowing train...

Puerto Rico to get billions for storm aid, reconstruction

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is slated to receive more than $6 billion in federal funds to help prepare the U.S....

Thomas, Johnson headline US roster for AmeriCup qualifying

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has finalized the 14-player roster for the final round of AmeriCup qualifying later this month, a group...

Hundreds deported under Biden, including witness to massacre

HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration has deported hundreds of immigrants in its early days despite his campaign pledge to stop removing most...

Ferreira, Arriola, Lewis 2 goals each, US routs Trinidad 7-0

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jesús Ferreira gained U.S. citizenship on Dec. 16, 2019, and made his debut for the American national team last Feb....

The Latest: Protesters temporarily block LA vaccination site

The Los Angeles Times reports that one of the largest vaccination sites in the nation temporarily shut down Saturday because dozen of protesters blocked...

US pauses plan to give virus vaccine to Guantanamo prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is backing off for now on a plan to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to the 40 prisoners held at the...

Canada to quarantine travelers, suspend flights south

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced stricter restrictions on travelers in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the...

EXPLAINER: Executive orders can be swift but fleeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived at the White House ready to wield his pen to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy and begin pushing...

More heads roll at US-funded international broadcasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The heads of three federally funded international broadcasters were abruptly fired late Friday as the Biden administration completed a house-cleaning of...

US military moves to try Bali bomb suspects at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) — After an unexplained delay, the Pentagon announced plans Thursday to move ahead with a military trial for three men held at...

Biden cleans house at VOA after revolt over Trump changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has moved quickly to remove a number of senior officials aligned with former President Donald Trump from the...

World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

MEXICO CITY (AP) — World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19...

‘We know this is real’: New clinics aid virus ‘long-haulers’

NEW YORK (AP) — COVID-19 came early for Catherine Busa, and it never really left. ...

Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Flying rocks. Burning tires. Acrid smoke. ...

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away. In his final days as secretary of state, he's issuing orders that have caused international...

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” in a move that hits the country with...

Pompeo to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as terrorist group

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that he will designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels as a “foreign terrorist organization” as...

Yemen, China, Cuba top Pompeo to-do list as time runs down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday announced that he will designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels as a “foreign terrorist organization”...

Trump administration announces $3.7 billion for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will award a $3.7 billion grant to help Puerto Rico rebuild water and wastewater...

Puerto Rico to reopen beaches, relax coronavirus curfew

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s new governor announced Tuesday that he will reopen beaches, marinas and pools, eliminate a Sunday lockdown...

Caribbean hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart dies at 79

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gordon “Butch” Stewart, a Jamaican hotelier who founded Sandals Resorts International, has died. He was 79. ...

Alberta leader reverses course, punishes for pandemic travel

TORONTO (AP) — Alberta’s premier has reversed course and is now punishing members of his government for vacationing outside Canada despite government guidelines urging...

Boat with more than a dozen migrants sinks off Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Rescue workers in Colombia were searching for five migrants missing after their boat carrying 16 people sank as it tried...

New governor sworn in as a wary Puerto Rico demands changes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pedro Pierluisi vowed to achieve statehood for Puerto Rico and fight against poverty, corruption and COVID-19 after he...

Ontario finance minister resigns after tropical vacation

TORONTO (AP) — The finance minister for Canada's most populous province resigned Thursday after going on a Caribbean vacation during the pandemic and seemingly...

Eastern Caribbean issues rare alerts for rumbling volcanoes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Volcanoes that have been quiet for decades are rumbling to life in the eastern Caribbean, prompting officials to...

Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope’s homeland

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The decades-long fight by Argentine women’s groups for legal abortion was being decided by the Senate in a debate...

Feral pigs flummox Puerto Rico, infiltrate communities

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs are snorting and squealing their way across Puerto Rico in what many fear...

Falsely accused “Anonymous” re-emerges at VOA sister network

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former White House aide falsely accused of penning anonymous criticism of President Donald Trump has been named to head the...

Pro-Trump shakeups continue at VOA’s parent agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of U.S.-funded international broadcasting is pressing ahead with his shakeup of the Voice of America and sister outlets by...

More than 17K vaccinated in Puerto Rico; new doses en route

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than 17,800 people in Puerto Rico have received the COVID-19 vaccine since the first dose was administered...

Cayman Islands jails US college student in coronavirus case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A U.S. college student and her boyfriend have been sentenced to four months in prison in the Cayman...

Venezuelan village mourns 23 drownings, seeks those missing

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Twinkling Christmas lights have been turned off in the remote fishing village of Güiria in Venezuela as hundreds mourn and...

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard arrested in Canada on sex charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was arrested on charges alleging he sexually abused women and girls after luring them into...

Respiratory therapist receives Puerto Rico’s 1st vaccine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A respiratory therapist who treated the first two COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Puerto Rico became the first person...

Bermuda swears in its first female, Black governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rena Lalgie has been sworn in as Bermuda’s governor, marking the first time that the British territory in...

UK steps up compensation for victims of immigration scandal

LONDON (AP) — Britain will step up compensation for thousands of long-term U.K. residents originally from the Caribbean who were wrongly caught up in...

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