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    Huge Venezuela protests: All to know

    Huge Venezuela protests: All to know


    Opposition leaders in Venezuela have called protesters to the streets for what they hope will be one of Venezuela's largest marches on Wednesday, a national holiday marking the signing of Venezuela's independence act from...

    Opposition leaders in Venezuela have called protesters to the streets for what they hope will be one of Venezuela's largest marches on Wednesday, a national holiday marking the signing of Venezuela's independence act from Spain.
    Canada in Sevens heaven after Singapore win

    Canada in Sevens heaven after Singapore win


    They say good things come to those who wait -- and Canada's rugby sevens team has done its fair share of...

    They say good things come to those who wait -- and Canada's rugby sevens team has done its fair share of waiting.
    What would legalizing weed in Canada mean?

    What would legalizing weed in Canada mean?


    Will Canada be known for another kind of leaf -- other than its iconic maple? Five things you need to understand about the proposed marijuana...

    Will Canada be known for another kind of leaf -- other than its iconic maple? Five things you need to understand about the proposed marijuana policy.
    More than 250 dead in Colombia mudslides

    More than 250 dead in Colombia mudslides


    There are no more people officially missing after mudslides in Colombia that killed at least 254, the country's president said on Twitter...

    There are no more people officially missing after mudslides in Colombia that killed at least 254, the country's president said on Twitter Sunday.
    Drug cartel boss sentenced to life in prison

    Drug cartel boss sentenced to life in prison


    A Mexican cartel boss once aligned with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and referred to by authorities as one of the "Goliaths" of drug straffickers was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for his involvement in an international drug...

    A Mexican cartel boss once aligned with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and referred to by authorities as one of the "Goliaths" of drug straffickers was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for his involvement in an international drug ring.
    Venezuela: Workers charged with selling ID's

    Venezuela: Workers charged with selling ID's


    Six Venezuelan government employees have been arrested for allegedly selling Venezuelan identification cards and passports to people of "Syrian origin," according to the Venezuelan attorney general's...

    Six Venezuelan government employees have been arrested for allegedly selling Venezuelan identification cards and passports to people of "Syrian origin," according to the Venezuelan attorney general's office.
    Baby born in rescue chopper after flooding

    Baby born in rescue chopper after flooding


    After weeks of steady rain, a ray of sunlight: A woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl inside a rescue helicopter as she was being lifted from a flooded village in northern Peru, the Peruvian Army...

    After weeks of steady rain, a ray of sunlight: A woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl inside a rescue helicopter as she was being lifted from a flooded village in northern Peru, the Peruvian Army said.
    Malala made honorary Canada citizen

    Malala made honorary Canada citizen


    Malala Yousafzai has added yet another accolade to her growing list: honorary citizen of...

    Malala Yousafzai has added yet another accolade to her growing list: honorary citizen of Canada.
    Ruling party candidate claims win in Ecuador

    Ruling party candidate claims win in Ecuador


    Ecuador's presidential election balanced on a razor-thin margin late Sunday as the two runoff candidates were polling within 3 percentage points with over 96% of the votes...

    Ecuador's presidential election balanced on a razor-thin margin late Sunday as the two runoff candidates were polling within 3 percentage points with over 96% of the votes counted.
    Venezuela: Court hands back legislative powers

    Venezuela: Court hands back legislative powers


    Venezuelan government leaders on Saturday urged the country's Supreme Court to review its decision to take over the National Assembly's legislative powers, a much-decried move that opposition members have called a...

    Venezuelan government leaders on Saturday urged the country's Supreme Court to review its decision to take over the National Assembly's legislative powers, a much-decried move that opposition members have called a coup.
    Import taxes could affect Mexican medical devices

    Import taxes could affect Mexican medical devices


    America imports about 30 percent of its medical devices and supplies. Any tariff tinkering by the Trump administration could jolt not only the devices industry but health care...

    America imports about 30 percent of its medical devices and supplies. Any tariff tinkering by the Trump administration could jolt not only the devices industry but health care nationwide.
    14,000-year-old ice age village discovered

    14,000-year-old ice age village discovered


    A coastal village dating back to the last ice age has been discovered by researchers in western...

    A coastal village dating back to the last ice age has been discovered by researchers in western Canada.
    Deported and a stranger in your own country

    Deported and a stranger in your own country


    Jorge Matadamas is a Mexican citizen, but at 23 years old, everything about the country is brand new to...

    Jorge Matadamas is a Mexican citizen, but at 23 years old, everything about the country is brand new to him.
    CNN en Español

    CNN en Español


    Habla español? Visit CNN en Español for all the latest news and updates in...

    Habla español? Visit CNN en Español for all the latest news and updates in Spanish.
    Protesters storm Venezuela's assembly

    Protesters storm Venezuela's assembly


    Violence erupts during a special meeting of the Venezuelan National Assembly. CNN's Rafael Romo...

    Violence erupts during a special meeting of the Venezuelan National Assembly. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
    Experts claim they've solved Bermuda Triangle mystery

    Experts claim they've solved Bermuda Triangle mystery


    A Science Channel found hexagon-shaped "air bombs" over the Bermuda Triangle. The report suggests "air bombs" are capable of bringing down planes and...

    A Science Channel found hexagon-shaped "air bombs" over the Bermuda Triangle. The report suggests "air bombs" are capable of bringing down planes and ships.
    Cuba's Zika battle

    Cuba's Zika battle


    Cuba has declared war on the Zika virus, with fumigation squads going house to house to prevent the disease from spreading. CNN's Patrick Oppmann...

    Cuba has declared war on the Zika virus, with fumigation squads going house to house to prevent the disease from spreading. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.
    Canadians remind America why it's already great

    Canadians remind America why it's already great


    A creative agency in Toronto asked Canadians to #TellAmericaItsGreat in response to the upcoming U.S....

    A creative agency in Toronto asked Canadians to #TellAmericaItsGreat in response to the upcoming U.S. election.
    See shocking encounter with great white shark

    See shocking encounter with great white shark


    While on a cage diving trip just off the coast of Mexico near Guadalupe Island, one man captured the intense moment when a shark ripped into a cage containing a diver. Click here to watch the full...

    While on a cage diving trip just off the coast of Mexico near Guadalupe Island, one man captured the intense moment when a shark ripped into a cage containing a diver. Click here to watch the full video.
    Limits lifted on Cuban cigars in the US

    Limits lifted on Cuban cigars in the US


    Cuba's famed cigars no longer have a $100 import limit in the US. Americans can bring cigars back with them from Cuba for personal use. CNN's Patrick Oppmann takes us to a tobacco plantation on the...

    Cuba's famed cigars no longer have a $100 import limit in the US. Americans can bring cigars back with them from Cuba for personal use. CNN's Patrick Oppmann takes us to a tobacco plantation on the island.
    Haiti desperate for help after Matthew

    Haiti desperate for help after Matthew


    Aid is flying in, but workers are struggling to get it to areas of Haiti that were hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew. CNN's Ivan Watson reports from the town of Jeremie as survivors work to put the community back...

    Aid is flying in, but workers are struggling to get it to areas of Haiti that were hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew. CNN's Ivan Watson reports from the town of Jeremie as survivors work to put the community back together.
    Surprise Nobel win

    Surprise Nobel win


    In a surprise move, the Nobel committee awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to Colombia's President, Juan Manuel Santos. CNN's Isa Soares...

    In a surprise move, the Nobel committee awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to Colombia's President, Juan Manuel Santos. CNN's Isa Soares reports