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In Cuba, novels and news accompany rolling of cigars

Jul. 02, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Every morning Odalys de la Caridad Lara Reyes gets to work, takes her seat and starts to read out loud. Usually there's a novel. She's partial to books by Victor Hugo and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Of late, during the pandemic, it's just been the news. She's...

Nicaragua stages unprecedented roundup of opposition leaders

Jun. 14, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have arrested another opposition politician, bringing to six the number detained over the weekend in an unprecedented roundup of opponents of President Daniel Ortega. Five were arrested Sunday, the biggest one-day roundup so...

Missing Texas tiger transported to animal sanctuary

May. 16, 2021 21:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood was transported to a wildlife sanctuary on Sunday after police found the animal a day earlier following a nearly week-long search. The 9-month-old...

Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy

May. 15, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood has been found after a nearly week-long search and appears to be unharmed, police announced Saturday evening. In a short video tweeted by Houston...

Search for tiger continues as alleged owner returns to jail

May. 14, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — While a Texas man who police allege is the owner of a tiger that frightened residents after it was seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood was ordered back behind bars on Friday, the animal’s whereabouts remain a mystery. An...

Texas Tiger still on the lam as alleged owner freed on bond

May. 12, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The whereabouts of a tiger that was found briefly wandering a Houston neighborhood remained unknown on Wednesday as the Texas man who police allege owns the animal was released on bond. An attorney for Victor Hugo Cuevas continued to insist to reporters...

Man arrested after tiger shown in a yard of his Houston home

May. 11, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man free on bond from a murder charge was returned to custody Monday after neighbors found a pet tiger wandering around a Houston neighborhood. Houston police tweeted Monday night that Victor Hugo Cuevas, 26, was back in custody charged with...