2 Honduran officers at NDU accused of sexually assaulting woman in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two officers from Taiwan's diplomatic ally Honduras who have been studying at National Defense University (NDU) are facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a ...

Killers of Honduran activist get up to 50-year sentences

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran court has sentenced seven people convicted of participating in the 2016 murder of indigenous and environmental rights activist Berta Caceres to prison terms of ...

Honduran journalist killed leaving station

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities say a television journalist has been shot to death shortly after leaving his station. Security spokesman Jair Meza Barahona says tha...

US joins in global movement to make asylum harder to obtain

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Nkeze wasn’t home when Cameroonian militants came knocking, probably to deliver their signature ultimatum to join their separatist movement or have his writing arm cut off. ...

1st Honduran returned to Guatemala under US asylum accord

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry says a Honduran asylum seeker has been returned by the United States to pursue asylum in Guatemala for the first time under an agreement signed in Ju...

Migrants thrust by US officials into the arms of the cartels

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the Unite...

Migrants thrust by US officials into the arms of the cartels

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the Unite...

US held nearly 70,000 migrant kids in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. Aft...

US held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras (AP) — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. Aft...

5th Trending Taiwan film competition winners revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film depicting the ordinary lives of mothers in Taiwan has won the grand prize of the 2019 Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition (全民潮臺灣短片徵件競賽) organized by the Ministry...

Migrants live in fear at Mexico-US border as violence flares

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin's cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico — too scared to leave after receivi...

Taiwan to offer NT$9 billion loan to Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday confirmed a potential loan of US$300 million to Honduras, for the Latin American nation’s health and e...

US extends protection for 6 nations' migrants for a year

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says it's extending temporary protected status coverage for migrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan...

Lawyer: Honduran government could be behind prison murder

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The brutal murder of an alleged Honduran drug trafficker with a potentially critical piece of evidence against the president has the Central American nation's government pointing th...

Honduran inmate who linked president's brother to drugs dead

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — An inmate involved in the trial of the brother of Honduran President Honduran Juan Orlando Hernández has been stabbed and shot to death in a prison in the Central American...