World Jul 27, 2019

Young Central Americans seeking asylum in U.S. easy prey for MS13 gang

Young Central American asylum-seekers fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries are increasingly falling prey to the notorious MS13 gang in the United States, authorities say. The youngsters, most of them from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are proving to be easy targets for ...

Soccer Apr 10, 2019

Japan to play El Salvador in Copa America warmup

The Japanese men's national team will play an international friendly against El Salvador on June 9, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday. Japan, ranked No. 26 in the world, will face No. 71 El Salvador for the first time. The match at Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi in ...

Great-grandmother, 106, gets U.S. citizenship on Election Day

World Nov 7, 2018

Great-grandmother, 106, gets U.S. citizenship on Election Day

A 106-year-old great-grandmother born in El Salvador became an American citizen Tuesday as the U.S. held bitterly contested midterm elections in which Central American immigration was a hot-button issue. Maria Valles Bonilla waved a small American flag at a ceremony in Washington, her hand on ...