AP Explains: Bolivia aims for a new vote _ without Morales

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia is struggling to stabilize after weeks of anti-government protests and violence in which at least 30 people have been killed. President Evo Morales resigned on Nov. 10 a...

Bolivia’s crisis exposes old racial, geographic divides

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s increasingly violent political crisis is exposing historical racial, ethnic and geographic divides that many thought had been overcome after 14 years of rule by the An...

AP Explains: The extraordinary rise and fall of Evo Morales

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The surprise resignation of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president can perhaps be matched only by his equally extraordinary rise to power. The country's first indigenous chief of s...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

Bolivia in power void as Morales, would-be successors resign

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in...

Bolivia’s president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly p...

Australia’s iconic rock Uluru scaled by final climbers

Nature seemed to be siding with indigenous Australians’ demand for Uluru to be respected as a sacred site on Friday when high winds threatened to prematurely end the generations-old tradition of...

AP Explains: Columbus, once immigrant hero, now heel to some

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The image and story of Christopher Columbus, the 15th century navigator who began European incursions into the Americas, have changed in the U.S. over the decades. Columbus wa...

Taiwan reports first hantavirus case this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A migrant worker in Taiwan has been diagnosed with hantavirus, the first case in the country this year. The afflicted individual, a male in his 20s, is a fisherman livi...

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up thro...

Taipei Metro rolls out senior-only hot deals April-June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Metro is introducing a three-month long program to encourage MRT travel among seniors from across Taiwan. For every 30 rides taken on the Taipei Metro between Ap...

Mexico president calls for truth commission on conquest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is asking Spain to set up a kind of fact-finding commission on the 1519-1521 conquest of Mexico. Lopez Obrador says h...

US Latinas rally around 'Roma' actress Yalitza Aparicio

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated, first-time actress in "Roma," is finding strong support among Mexican-American women who identify with her indigenous roots despite back...

Neglect, rain threatening 'Sistine Chapel of the Andes'

CURAHUARA DE CARANGAS, Bolivia (AP) — A buttress supporting an adobe wall has collapsed and grass overgrows the patio of the four-century-old church whose dazzling murals depicting biblical scenes and...

Xi's Taiwan speech, its intended audience, and how it played into the DPP’s hands

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- As the dust settles on the latest "make or break" moment in cross-strait relations, it appears that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping’s spe...