Honduran woman suspected of contracting Wuhan virus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media outlets in Honduras report that a Honduran woman is suspected to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus while traveling in Taiwan. The 52-year-old woman arrived in...

Belizean culture shines at Taiwan's lantern festivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belize is launching two themed lanterns at the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung and Taipei Lantern Festival, which begin on Saturday (Feb. 8). According to the Centr...

Report: At least 138 sent from US to El Salvador were killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 138 people deported to El Salvador from the U.S. in recent years were subsequently killed, Human Rights Watch says in a new report that comes as the Trump administration mak...

1 dead, 81 hurt as truck carrying migrants crashes in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A truck loaded with Central American migrants crashed in southern Mexico on Tuesday, killing one and injuring dozens more, authorities said. Images posted online b...

AP Exclusive: Border apprehensions drop 8th straight months

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of border apprehensions has dropped for the eighth straight month, following crackdowns by the Trump administration that include forcing asylum seekers back over the U.S.-...

'Othered' in America: An old story, still playing out daily

CHICAGO (AP) — Activist Hoda Katebi rarely takes a break from organizing. As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated in recent weeks, she became even busier. On a recent Sunday ...

DOJ works to ease ballooning immigration case backlog

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Inside the glass high-rise that houses the headquarters of the nation's immigration courts, the focus is on how to make the immensely strained system more efficient. ...

US now forcing asylum seekers from Brazil to wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrants from Brazil who seek U.S. asylum at the southern border will now have to wait in Mexico to learn their fate along with tens of thousands of others turned back under a year-o...

Costa Rica downs Panama 6-1 in Olympic qualifying tournament

HOUSTON (AP) — Melissa Herrera and Priscilla Chinchilla each scored two goals and Costa Rica beat Panama 6-1 on Tuesday to open the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament. H...

AP Exclusive: New Border Patrol chief named

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol. Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announceme...

Pompeo talks Nicaragua after Florida Senate condemns Ortega

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Latin American affairs with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, the day after the state Senate unanimously voted to condemn Ni...

Migrant caravan shrinks at Guatemala-Mexico border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The number of migrants stuck at the Guatemala-Mexico border continued to dwindle Wednesday as detentions and resignation ate away at what remained of the latest caravan. ...

Cold-stunned iguanas falling from Florida trees

MIAMI (AP) — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents Tuesday about...

Cold-stunned iguanas expected to fall from Florida trees

MIAMI (AP) — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents Tuesday about...

Advocates: Honduran mother, children deported to Guatemala

HOUSTON (AP) — A Honduran mother and her two children who had been hospitalized have been deported to Guatemala under a Trump administration policy of sending some people seeking asylum in the U.S. to...