Caribbean ally speaks out in support of Taiwan in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry of Health Cabinet Minister, Luke Browne, voiced his country’s support for Taiwan’s attendance at the Wednesday&...

Taiwan's health minister arrives in Geneva; to protest WHA exclusion

Taiwan's Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) arrived in Geneva on Saturday and hopes to meet with officials from countries participating in the World Health Assembly (WHA) while prot...

Eleven of ROC’s diplomatic allies submit proposal backing nation’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - The World Health Organization (WHO) stated Friday that it has received a joint proposal from a total of 11 countries endorsing Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming World ...

Nicaragua says Russian satellite station 'not for spying'

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua is denying that a recently activated land-based satellite station donated by Russia has the purpose of spying on the region or the United States. ...

Haitians fear wrenching end to US immigration protection

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Farah Larrieux feels like she's about to be forced out after living and working in the U.S. for more than a decade. Immigration privileges granted to her and many other Haitians a...

Tsai thanks allies for backing Taiwan's international participation

President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday that she was grateful for the support extended by Taiwan's diplomatic allies for its participation in international organizations and programs. Taiwan'...

Pastor, 4 congregants get 30 years in exorcism death

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan judge has sentenced an evangelical pastor and four members of his congregation to a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison for the February killing of a 25-year-...

France's Macron joins ranks of world's youngest leaders

PARIS (AP) — Emmanuel Macron, who is 39 years old, will join the ranks of the world's youngest leaders when he is inaugurated as president of France on Sunday. Other leaders past and present, elected ...

In Nicaragua, IMF advises tough measures for social security

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — An International Monetary Fund delegation visiting Nicaragua is recommending that the country adopt tough measures to shore up a financially troubled social security system. ...

Nicaragua downplays potential impact of US bill on lending

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua is downplaying the possible impact of a U.S. bill that proposes to condition international lending to the country on a range of democracy and rights issues. ...

Pastor, 4 congregants convicted in Nicaragua exorcism death

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — An evangelical pastor and four of his congregants have been found guilty in the death of a 25-year-old woman who was thrown into a fire to drive "demons" from her body. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 1, the 121st day of 2017. There are 244 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 1, 1967...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2017. There are 247 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 28...

NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Former NBC news reporter and Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear has died in California. Alvear's longtime partner George Lewis confirmed for The Ass...

A look at immigrants in the US without legal status

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center showed the number of immigrants in the country illegally fell to 11 million in 2015 from six years earlier. ...