President marks Central American Independence Day

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen  attended a banquet to mark Central American Independence Day in Taipei Monday, urging like-minded allies in that region to team up with Taiwan&...

Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by car at girl's memorial

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday by a car at ...

Film Review: 'The Predator' outstays its welcome on Earth

Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first "Predator" movie 31 years ago and now returns to sit in the director's chair for the lates...

US State Dept. reaffirms support for Taiwan’s international participation 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Department of State reaffirmed support for Taiwan as it seeks to expand international participation but said plainly that changes to the govern...

Panama President asks US to respect its decision to cut ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement made on Sunday Sept. 9, the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela asked the United States to respect the decision of his country’s government to reco...

US recalls 3 Central America envoys over Taiwan diplomatic tie cuts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Government has recalled its top envoys from Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama over these Central American states switching diplomatic allegiances from T...

US recalls Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Panama diplomats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has recalled its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama after decisions by those nations to cut ties with Taiwan in favor of diplomatic relations ...

Immigrant families struggling with trauma of separation

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 6-year-old immigrant boy sobs at the school bus stop in suburban Maryland and begs his mother to promise she will not disappear again. A toddler in Honduras wakes ...

PBS series seek to link on Syrian, Central American refugees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rarely has art attempted to link the plight of refugees in the Middle East with those in Central America. Refugees in both regions face similar challenges: t...

United Airlines is raising baggage fees, matching JetBlue

United Airlines is raising checked-bag fees for many passengers, matching a move earlier this week by JetBlue Airways. United raised fees for checking a first bag from $25 to $30 and...

Honduran student earns wings in Taiwan’s entertainment industry   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hailing from Central America, a Honduran student named Fernando Palma (Chinese name 費南多帕馬) set off for Taiwan several years ago to pursue a career in t...

Man sought for deadly California street race is extradited

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with killing a 6-year-old girl during a Northern California street race has been extradited from Central America eight years after he fled the country. ...

ICE issuing more immigrant ankle monitors. But do they work?

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are released and fitted with electronic m...

ICE issuing more immigrant ankle monitors. But do they work?

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released, only to be fitted w...

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...