Proposed Nicaragua law could muffle dissent

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua’s governing party is pushing a bill that would require people, businesses and non-governmental groups that receive money from outside the country to register as “fo...

Nicaragua's Ortega threatens life sentences for opponents

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Tuesday he has proposed a legal reform to allow sentences of life in prison and threatened to use it against some government opponents...

Court: Trump can end temporary legal status for 4 countries

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration can end humanitarian protections that have allowed hundreds of thousands of people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan to remain in the United...

UN rights chief decries racism in US, keeps eye on Hong Kong

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief appealed Monday for “urgent and profound action to combat systemic racism” in the United States, and encouraged Hong Kong authorities to “monitor closely” the...

Nicaraguans testify of abuses in crackdown on protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nineteen Nicaraguans who say they suffered torture and sexual abuse at the hands of their country's security forces testified to a panel of legal and psychological experts th...

Singer takes no-hitter into 8th as Royals trounce Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Royals rookie Brady Singer allowed just one hit — a two-out single through an infield shift in the eighth inning — while pitching Kansas City to an 11-1 victory over the Cleveland Ind...

Molina honors Clemente; Cardinals split pair with Tigers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jeimer Candelario capped off a two-homer day with a two-run, bases-loaded single in the seventh inning to help the Detroit Tigers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 on Thursday for a do...

Alonso, Conforto lead Mets to 7-6 win over Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his second dramatic homer in a week Wednesday night, when his shot to center field leading off the eighth inning lifted the New York Mets to a 7-6 win over the Baltimor...

Error in ninth inning gives Pirates 5-4 win over White Sox

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-runner Jason Martin scored the winning run on catcher Yasmani Grandal’s error in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Chi...

All Puerto Rican players can wear 21 on Clemente Day

NEW YORK (AP) — All Puerto Rican players will be allowed to wear No. 21 on Wednesday during Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Day celebration. The move to wear the number, sim...

El Salvador prosecutors search prisons in pact investigation

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador said Monday they have searched two prisons to investigate whether the administration of President Nayib Bukele had negotiated with one of th...

Plesac solid for 7, Indians hand Royals seventh loss in row

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach Plesac won his second straight start since returning to the Cleveland Indians' rotation after a demotion for breaking team COVID-19 protocols, a 5-2 victory over Kansas City on M...

El Salvador president denies negotiating with gang

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador President Nayib Bukele denied a report Friday that his government has been negotiating with one of the country’s most powerful gangs to lower the murder ra...

Pirates to wear No. 21 on Sept. 9 to honor Roberto Clemente

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Roberto Clemente's legacy in Pittsburgh and his native Puerto Rico is secure. The club the Hall of Fame outfielder spent two decades playing for is trying to ensure that legacy — bot...

TAITRA showcases anti-epidemic products for Taiwan's Central American allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) invited five Taiwan manufacturers of anti-epidemic equipment to exhibit their products to three Latin American allie...