El Salvador: No Interpol red notice for ex-President Funes

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Authorities in El Salvador say Interpol has notified them that it will not issue a red notice for the capture of fugitive ex-President Mauricio Funes and three family ...

Teenager killed in Nicaragua as protest tensions flare again

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Armed men wearing hoods have clashed with anti-government protesters in Nicaragua's capital, and police say a teenager was killed and five people were injured. ...

Sculpture from Taipei 101 cable takes place in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Disused steel elevator cable from Taipei 101 has been reborn as a contemporary sculpture by Taiwanese artist Kang Mu-hsiang (康木祥), and has taken place in Washington, D.C.,...

Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

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&...

El Salvador prosecutors seek ex-president Funes' extradition

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador are seeking the extradition of former President Mauricio Funes and three family members on corruption charges. Funes, the ...

El Salvador probes alleged graft related to Taiwan funds

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador are investigating the alleged diversion of some $10 million in funds donated by Taiwan and purportedly used to pay for political campa...

Months of deadly unrest devastate Nicaragua's economy

LEON, Nicaragua (AP) — Two days after protests began in Nicaragua in April, a foreign auto components company was meeting at a hotel in the city of Leon when smoke from a burning university building j...

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...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. Brazil lost one of its...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

US warns Nicaragua is following path of Syria and Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is warning the U.N. Security Council that Nicaragua is heading down the path that led to conflict in Syria and a crisis in Venezuela — but Russia, China and Bol...

Liberty University cut from years-long same-sex custody case

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The private Christian university founded by Jerry Falwell has been dismissed from a long-running lawsuit over an international kidnapping that followed the dissolution of a same-...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

New UN human rights chief is torture survivor herself

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was 23 years old when she was tortured and fled her country's dictatorship into exile. Now, more than four decades later, she will fac...