Trump's 'shithole' remark makes global headlines – but it doesn't quite translate

Some countries struggled to find an appropriate translation for the president’s offensive comments– and others chose to employ the censor’s pencil

Donald Trump’s description of Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African countries as “shitholes” in an Oval Office meeting with US senators to discuss immigration on Thursday quickly shot around the world.But by the time the story arrived on screens and front pages in some countries the offensive language had been somewhat lost in translation, while in the more conservative corners of America – Utah, network TV – it was hidden by euphemism.Taiwan’s central news agency led the confusion in As...