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Stories with person: David McFadden
  • Ex-Haiti prime minister submits papers to run for president 
    Updated: May-21-15 2:58 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe submitted papers to run for president shortly before the election office's deadline, after repeatedly saying he had no plans to seek Haiti's top political position.

  • French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 5:22 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than two centuries ago.

  • Virgin Islands police suspect US man in slaying of parents 
    Updated: May-05-15 8:22 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - A 24-year-old Massachusetts man is suspected of fatally stabbing his parents during a family vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands and then fleeing the three-island Caribbean territory, investigators said Tuesday.

  • Police: US couple killed in US Virgin Islands 
    Updated: May-05-15 7:44 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - A 24-year-old Massachusetts man is suspected of fatally stabbing his parents during a family vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands and then fleeing the three-island Caribbean territory, investigators said Tuesday.

  • Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-15 11:17 am

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.