Honduran lawmakers loses seat for defamation conviction

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran lawmaker has been stripped of her seat in Congress after being convicted last month of defaming and slandering a local banker. The court on Mo...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit file...

US-Mexico border arrests fall in January, 2nd straight drop

The number of people arrested or stopped for immigration violations at the U.S. border with Mexico eased in January. It's a relatively small decline in line with seasonal trends. Cus...

Honduran prosecutors to charge another in activist's murder

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran prosecutors say they plan to bring charges against a former executive who they allege was a mastermind behind the murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres. ...

Salmon farmer in Maine acquires Latin American shrimp firm

MACHIASPORT, Maine (AP) — A major player in aquaculture that has facilities in Maine says it has completed acquisition of one of the largest premium shrimp farms in Latin America. Co...

Lletget leads US to 2nd straight win under Berhalter

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sebastian Lletget scored and assisted in his return to the site of his career-interrupting foot injury two years ago, leading the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 in an exhibi...

Taiwan thanks allies, like-minded countries for supporting its WHO bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked those allies and like-minded countries that expressed support at the recent World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board M...

AP Interview: El Salvador's leading candidate targets graft

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadorans have watched as internationally sponsored investigative bodies in neighboring Guatemala and Honduras brought high-profile cases that took down corrupt poli...

Italy seizes 644K of cocaine hidden in Honduran coffee

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities say they have seized 644 kilograms (1,420 pounds) of cocaine hidden in bags of Honduran coffee, one of the largest drug hauls in Italy in recent years. ...

Judge finds Honduras lawmaker guilty in defamation case

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A judge in Honduras has found an opposition lawmaker guilty of defaming and slandering a powerful local banker. Maria Luisa Borjas of the Libre party was...

With unrest at home, some Nicaraguans flee to the US

MIAMI (AP) — A new element has joined the flood of migrants clamoring to get into the United States — Nicaraguans fleeing their homeland's political unrest and violence. In recent ye...

Mexico won't accept minors awaiting US asylum claims

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico's immigration agency said Monday that his country won't accept migrants younger than 18 while they await the resolution of their U.S. asylum claims ...

Mexico won't accept minors awaiting US asylum claims

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico's immigration agency says his country won't accept migrants younger than 18 while they await the resolution of their U.S. asylum claims. Tonatiu...

Honduran lawmaker faces defamation trial after naming names

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Days before Honduras' elections in 2017, a former high-ranking official in the national police, Maria Luisa Borjas, held a news conference at which she read from governmen...

The Latest: Pope celebrates Mass for vast crowd in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Panama and World Youth Day (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Pope Francis is celebrating an early morning Mass fo...