SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom's trip to El Salvador (all times local):
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's second day in El Salvador has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — El Salvador's president-elect said Wednesday that he has not decided whether to keep relations with China, but criticized the Asian nation as not being respectful to his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has not decided whether to keep relations with China but says the Asian nation is not being respectful to his country.
BEIJING (AP) — China rolled out the red carpet Friday for the second time this week for a Latin American leader whose country recently switched its allegiance from Taipei to Beijing.
President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic met with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a formal welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People.
The summit came one day after a similar ceremony and meeting for Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren.
BEIJING (AP) — Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren met with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in Beijing on Thursday, just months after the small Central American nation broke its diplomatic ties with Taiwan.
The state visit comes one day before that of the president of the Dominican Republic, whose country also switched allegiances from Taiwan to China this year.
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 campaigning by the governing party.
Prosecutor Douglas Melendez said Thursday in a TV interview that the money came from $38 million that Taipei gave to the Foreign Ministry for various projects.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadoran authorities on Tuesday denied having asked Taiwan for money in exchange for maintaining diplomatic relations with the self-governing island, saying its decision to switch recognition to China was due to the enormous advantages of trading with the economic giant.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Supreme Court has ordered President Salvador Sanchez Ceren to present any information he has on the fate of a South African diplomat who was kidnapped and disappeared by leftist guerrillas in 1979.
Then-Ambassador Archibald Gardner Dunn was kidnapped by a guerrilla faction that became part of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front, or FMLN. The rebels demanded a ransom but the diplomat was never turned over and his body never found.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had a blunt message for three Central American governments: You must do more to stop migrants who enter the United States illegally.
"This exodus must end," Pence told the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador late Thursday in a meeting in Guatemala City.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on U.S President Mike Pence's visit to Latin America (all times local):
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Central American governments to do more to contain illegal immigration because the "need for stronger actions is more urgent than ever."
Speaking in Guatemala City to the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, Pence said that "this exodus has to end."
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's government has approved an initiative presented by women's rights groups for a national alert over gender-based violence.
Among the measures is a campaign to combat sexual harassment in public institutions, emphasizing prevention of sexual violence and killings of women.
Government institutions have 10 days to present their plans for aligning with the initiative.