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The Latest: Beijing screening overseas flights for virus

Mar. 23, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 275,000 people and killed more than 11,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 88,200 people have recovered...

The Latest: US advises Americans to reconsider travel abroad

Mar. 12, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. The extraordinary global health advisory late Wednesday followed President Donald Trump's announcement of European travel restrictions. Earlier in the...

In this Feb. 7, 2020 photo, a Honduran delivery driver stands for a portrait in Guatemala City, where U.S authorities sent him to apply for Guatemalan asylum rather than allowing him to apply in the U.S. Fearing for his life, the 25-year-old had fled to the United States-Mexico border and requested asylum. After nine days in custody, he was put on a plane in McAllen, Texas, and sent to Guatemala City. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

'Deportation with a layover:' US sends migrants to Guatemala

Feb. 24, 2020 10:49 AM EST

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — After he was involved in a fender bender with a gang member, the Honduran delivery driver was in trouble: The accident wasn't his fault, but he couldn't pay the damages, and the other driver threatened to kill him. Fearing for his life, the thin, curly-haired 25-year-old fled to the...

Honduran national police chief accused of money laundering

Feb. 11, 2020 6:39 PM EST

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran authorities arrested the head of the national police Tuesday, accusing him and his wife of money laundering. Officials arrested Leonel Luciano Sauceda and his wife, Patricia Sbeltlana Estrada, on money laundering charges. They said in a statement that the couple was...