- Mexico, Venezuela to meet in finals of Caribbean Series Updated: Feb-07-16 12:29 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Yuniesky Betancourt drove in four runs and Hector Daniel Rodriguez threw six strong innings as Mexico's Venados de Mazatlan beat Cuba's Ciego de Avila 7-2 on Saturday to advance to the finals of the Caribbean Series.
- The Latest: Puerto Rico declares Zika emergency Updated: Feb-05-16 3:03 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Latest on efforts to battle the Zika virus (all times local):
- Officials detain 13 Cuban migrants found near Puerto Rico Updated: Feb-03-16 9:02 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Authorities in Puerto Rico have detained 13 migrants from Cuba who were found on an uninhabited island.
- Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring deal Updated: Feb-01-16 6:29 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to consider creating an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis.
- Puerto Rico power company reaches new deal with creditors Updated: Jan-28-16 9:49 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's power company said Thursday that it reached a new deal with bondholders as it seeks to restructure roughly $9 billion in debt.
- NY executive held after alleged bid to flee to South America Updated: Jan-26-16 3:33 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, New York - An FBI agent moonlighting as a sailing instructor was among those who became suspicious when a New York real estate executive negotiated to buy a $400,000 sailboat to flee to South America and elude vehicular manslaughter and other charges after a fatal Southampton car crash last summer, prosecutors said.
- Families of 10 sailors aboard sunken freighter settle claims Updated: Jan-25-16 3:58 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - The families of ten sailors aboard a cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year have settled claims with the vessel's owner.
- Dominican economy lures Puerto Ricans in crisis Updated: Jan-25-16 10:13 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Carlos Gonzalez already had noticed the growing number of empty chairs and increasingly quiet slot machines at the Puerto Rico casino where he worked as he mulled a job offer in the Dominican Republic.
- Tampa police raise money to help former detective Updated: Jan-25-16 9:31 am
TAMPA, Florida - The law enforcement community is pitching in to help a former Tampa detective suffering from gastric cancer.
- Puerto Rico power debt relief deal falls apart Updated: Jan-23-16 10:53 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A deal to restructure Puerto Rico's troubled power utility's $8.2 billion bond debt fell apart early Saturday, after lawmakers missed a Friday midnight deadline to approve key conditions for the proposed bond swap, including putting a debt payment charge directly on customers' bills.
- US Treasury Sec: Puerto Rico needs congressional action Updated: Jan-20-16 6:16 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew stressed on Wednesday during a visit to Puerto Rico that congressional action is the only solution to pulling the U.S. territory out of its worsening economic crisis.
- AP EXPLAINS: What Congress can do about Puerto Rico's debt Updated: Jan-18-16 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Puerto Rico's $72 billion public debt crisis has forced congressional leaders to pay attention to a U.S. territory that's usually on the sidelines of American politics.
- Toddler said poisoned by necklace during Caribbean cruise Updated: Jan-16-16 4:47 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A Louisiana woman says her 2-year-old daughter is recovering from a near-fatal poisoning from a necklace bead while she was on a Caribbean cruise.
- US Treasury Secretary demands action on Puerto Rico's crisis Updated: Jan-15-16 3:21 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress on Friday to pass legislation by March to help ease Puerto Rico's economic crisis before it's too late.
- High court raises doubts over Puerto Rico sovereignty Updated: Jan-13-16 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about whether Puerto Rico should be treated as a sovereign state with powers that go beyond its status as a territory of the United States.
- Official: Puerto Rico power company lacks $1B due creditors Updated: Jan-12-16 2:33 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's troubled power company does not have the money to make more than $1 billion in payments due to creditors through July unless a restructuring deal is approved, officials said Tuesday.
- US women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berth Updated: Jan-09-16 12:06 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Perhaps losing a set might have been a positive for the world No. 1 U.S. women's volleyball team.