Cubans draw MLB scouts to Puerto Rico for Caribbean Series

...SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Dozens of major league baseball scouts are in Puerto Rico to get a good look at Cuban talent at the Caribbean Series being played in the U.S. territory.It is the first time that top Cuban players are competing in Puerto Rico since...

Hot colors for home can be pastel to noir

...and Benjamin Moore's Blue Danube and Harbor Fog are all attractive. Glidden's top color for 2015 is a beachy, intense Caribbean Blue.Another blue getting buzz is Pittsburgh Paint's color of the year, Blue Paisley. Some designers think it's pretty...

Airlines making frequent-flier programs based on spending

...travel on her Mommy Points blog, thinks Southwest will raise the points-price on new international flights to Mexico and the Caribbean.Changes that reduce the perceived value of the programs come as airlines face a huge liability for unused miles held by...

USC students capture voices of residents at Guantanamo

...severely deteriorated.In intervening years, the naval base has been a key strategic location for U.S. naval forces in the Caribbean. It also served as the site for Haitian refugees and Cubans picked up at sea after fleeing the Castro regime in the 1990s...

FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...fully supports the recommendation made by the special task force," the governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean said in a statement.For now, the 2022 World Cup - the first to be played in an Islamic country - is more notorious than...

Stacy Renee Boyd - Jon Michael Wyatt

...the bride. The couple's reception was held at the River Room at St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Augusta, Ga. The newlyweds will honeymoon with a Caribbean Cruise to St. Thomas and St. Maarten and will reside in Warrenville, S.C.

US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...were broken 54 years ago after Fidel Castro took power on the Caribbean island. Now U.S.-Cuba trade is poised to resume at last...says Erik Herzfeld, co-portfolio manager of the Herzfeld Caribbean Basin fund, which has been investing in "the cruise lines...

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at time of crash, official says

St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash in October in his Caribbean homeland, an official in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday.Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney...

Montreal's Subban is bold, not 'selfish'

...ended. And P.K., ... would say, 'Daddy, I want to stay and play.' "At 25, the Toronto-born son of parents with Caribbean roots has taken the NHL by storm entering his fifth full season playing defense for the Montreal Canadiens.Subban's exceptional...

Man in hoodie sought in LaQuinta robbery

...the front door. Video footage confirmed the account.The victim told police he matches the description of an aggressive panhandler seen in the area recently. She also described him as having a deep accent that's possibly Caribbean.