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    Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president

    Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president


    Miguel Diaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a secret vote in the country's National...

    Miguel Diaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a secret vote in the country's National Assembly.
    Cuba's likely new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, faces economic and diplomatic challenges

    Cuba's likely new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, faces economic and diplomatic challenges


    Before becoming the heir apparent to Cuban President Raul Castro, when Miguel Díaz-Canel was still climbing his way up the ranks of the Communist Party hierarchy in the island's provinces, he earned a nickname that stuck with him: "Día y Noche," or Day...

    Before becoming the heir apparent to Cuban President Raul Castro, when Miguel Díaz-Canel was still climbing his way up the ranks of the Communist Party hierarchy in the island's provinces, he earned a nickname that stuck with him: "Día y Noche," or Day and Night.
    Canada to return diplomat families from Cuba over health concerns

    Canada to return diplomat families from Cuba over health concerns


    The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained health concerns, Canada's government announced...

    The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained health concerns, Canada's government announced Monday.
    Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder

    Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder


    Suspected Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was charged with an eighth count of murder after police identified a Sri Lankan man whose dismembered body was found in a potted plant connected to McArthur, Toronto Police Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said...

    Suspected Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was charged with an eighth count of murder after police identified a Sri Lankan man whose dismembered body was found in a potted plant connected to McArthur, Toronto Police Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said on Monday.
    Quebec mosque shooter motivated by refugee policy

    Quebec mosque shooter motivated by refugee policy


    A man who killed six worshippers at a Quebec City mosque told an investigator he carried out the January 2017 attack after seeing reports the Canadian government would welcome more refugees into the country, according to CNN partner...

    A man who killed six worshippers at a Quebec City mosque told an investigator he carried out the January 2017 attack after seeing reports the Canadian government would welcome more refugees into the country, according to CNN partner CBC.
    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts

    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts on the life of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts on the life of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
    Ecuadorian President says 2 kidnapped journalists, their driver are dead

    Ecuadorian President says 2 kidnapped journalists, their driver are dead


    Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said Friday that two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver, kidnapped while on assignment along the Colombian border, have been...

    Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said Friday that two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver, kidnapped while on assignment along the Colombian border, have been killed.
    Brazilian lawmakers request name change in support of Lula

    Brazilian lawmakers request name change in support of Lula


    Dozens of Brazilian lawmakers from the socialist Workers' Party, the PT, have requested to change their names to include...

    Dozens of Brazilian lawmakers from the socialist Workers' Party, the PT, have requested to change their names to include "Lula."
    Pope Francis cites 'grave errors' in handling of Chile sex abuse scandal

    Pope Francis cites 'grave errors' in handling of Chile sex abuse scandal


    Pope Francis says he made "grave errors" in handling of the Chile sex abuse scandal in a letter Wednesday to the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of...

    Pope Francis says he made "grave errors" in handling of the Chile sex abuse scandal in a letter Wednesday to the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Chile.
    Humboldt Broncos trainer dies days after crash

    Humboldt Broncos trainer dies days after crash


    Fueled by her love for sports, Dayna Brons was focused on making the Humboldt Broncos shine on the ice. They dreamed of winning their league's championship and she helped them get...

    Fueled by her love for sports, Dayna Brons was focused on making the Humboldt Broncos shine on the ice. They dreamed of winning their league's championship and she helped them get ready.
    Accused Toronto serial killer charged with 7th murder

    Accused Toronto serial killer charged with 7th murder


    Bruce McArthur was charged with murder in the death of a seventh man Wednesday as police said they are reviewing cold cases for possible connections to...

    Bruce McArthur was charged with murder in the death of a seventh man Wednesday as police said they are reviewing cold cases for possible connections to him.
    A transgender woman's journey on the migrant caravan

    A transgender woman's journey on the migrant caravan


    Nikolle Contreras is one of several transgender and gender nonconforming migrants hoping to seek asylum in the...

    Nikolle Contreras is one of several transgender and gender nonconforming migrants hoping to seek asylum in the US.
    Colombia arrests negotiator in FARC peace deal on drug trafficking charge

    Colombia arrests negotiator in FARC peace deal on drug trafficking charge


    Colombia's former rebel group FARC has reacted angrily to the arrest of one of its prominent members on drug charges, warning the move is an obstacle to...

    Colombia's former rebel group FARC has reacted angrily to the arrest of one of its prominent members on drug charges, warning the move is an obstacle to peace.


    An annual caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico is getting more attention than usual after a series of tweets from US President Donald...

    An annual caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico is getting more attention than usual after a series of tweets from US President Donald Trump.
    10 hockey players, 5 others dead as a result of fatal bus crash, police say

    10 hockey players, 5 others dead as a result of fatal bus crash, police say


    A small town in Canada's Saskatchewan province is in mourning after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a tractor-trailer, leaving 15 people dead and at least 14...

    A small town in Canada's Saskatchewan province is in mourning after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a tractor-trailer, leaving 15 people dead and at least 14 injured.
    Leopoldo López Fast Facts

    Leopoldo López Fast Facts


    Read Fast Facts from CNN about Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader who was imprisoned on charges of inciting anti-government...

    Read Fast Facts from CNN about Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader who was imprisoned on charges of inciting anti-government protests.
    At least 15 people killed in Canada bus crash

    At least 15 people killed in Canada bus crash


    A small town in Canada's Saskatchewan province was in mourning Saturday after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a tractor-trailer, leaving 15 people dead and at least 14...

    A small town in Canada's Saskatchewan province was in mourning Saturday after a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a tractor-trailer, leaving 15 people dead and at least 14 injured.
    Brazil's ex-President Lula da Silva surrenders to federal police

    Brazil's ex-President Lula da Silva surrenders to federal police


    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva turned himself over to federal authorities Saturday to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence for...

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva turned himself over to federal authorities Saturday to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.
    Brazil's ex-president defies order to surrender to federal police

    Brazil's ex-president defies order to surrender to federal police


    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva failed to turn himself in to federal authorities Friday, when he was supposed to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence for...

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva failed to turn himself in to federal authorities Friday, when he was supposed to begin serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.
    Caravan won't end in Mexico. Some migrants will risk trip to US border

    Caravan won't end in Mexico. Some migrants will risk trip to US border


    US President Donald Trump's move to deploy the National Guard has not deterred a caravan of Central American migrants planning to cross through Mexico to the US border. Instead, the migrants will disperse into smaller groups after reaching Mexico...

    US President Donald Trump's move to deploy the National Guard has not deterred a caravan of Central American migrants planning to cross through Mexico to the US border. Instead, the migrants will disperse into smaller groups after reaching Mexico City.
    Judge orders arrest of ex-Brazil president Lula da Silva

    Judge orders arrest of ex-Brazil president Lula da Silva


    A federal judge has ordered the arrest of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until late Friday afternoon to present himself to federal police, according to an arrest...

    A federal judge has ordered the arrest of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until late Friday afternoon to present himself to federal police, according to an arrest warrant.
    Mexico denies promoting illegal migration to US

    Mexico denies promoting illegal migration to US


    Mexico has firmly rejected US President Donald Trump's accusations of lax efforts to stop illegal migration over the Mexican-US border, saying in a statement Monday that it does not promote such activity under any...

    Mexico has firmly rejected US President Donald Trump's accusations of lax efforts to stop illegal migration over the Mexican-US border, saying in a statement Monday that it does not promote such activity under any circumstances.
    This US-bound migrant caravan sparked a Trump tweetstorm

    This US-bound migrant caravan sparked a Trump tweetstorm


    Shining a spotlight on migrants' plights has long been a goal for so-called caravans. A journey this year is getting even more attention than usual after tweets from President...

    Shining a spotlight on migrants' plights has long been a goal for so-called caravans. A journey this year is getting even more attention than usual after tweets from President Trump.
    In Costa Rica, conservative gets thumbs down in presidential runoff

    In Costa Rica, conservative gets thumbs down in presidential runoff


    Costa Rican voters soundly rejected a presidential candidate who campaigned on social conservative issues on Sunday, instead voting overwhelmingly for a well-known political figure and...

    Costa Rican voters soundly rejected a presidential candidate who campaigned on social conservative issues on Sunday, instead voting overwhelmingly for a well-known political figure and writer.
    Brazilian sports journalists may be having their #MeToo moment

    Brazilian sports journalists may be having their #MeToo moment


    It's Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Januario stadium is packed with people. The host football club, Vasco, is making its debut in the prestigious Libertadores soccer tournament against visitor Universidad de...

    It's Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Januario stadium is packed with people. The host football club, Vasco, is making its debut in the prestigious Libertadores soccer tournament against visitor Universidad de Chile.
    Venezuelans lacks Communion wafers, so a Colombian church stepped in

    Venezuelans lacks Communion wafers, so a Colombian church stepped in


    With Easter around the corner and Venezuela facing a shortage of Communion wafers, a faith community across the border in Colombia stepped in with a donation of 250,000 of the holy...

    With Easter around the corner and Venezuela facing a shortage of Communion wafers, a faith community across the border in Colombia stepped in with a donation of 250,000 of the holy discs.