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    Two Venezuela officers detained in alleged plot on Maduro

    Two Venezuela officers detained in alleged plot on Maduro


    Venezuela's attorney general said Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers have been detained in the investigation into an alleged drone attack against President Nicolas...

    Venezuela's attorney general said Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers have been detained in the investigation into an alleged drone attack against President Nicolas Maduro.
    New Brunswick shooting: Man charged in killings of 4

    New Brunswick shooting: Man charged in killings of 4


    A 48-year-old man has been charged in the killings of four people in the New Brunswick city of Fredericton, police said. Two police officers were among the...

    A 48-year-old man has been charged in the killings of four people in the New Brunswick city of Fredericton, police said. Two police officers were among the victims.
    2 police officers among 4 killed in Canada shooting

    2 police officers among 4 killed in Canada shooting


    Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police in the Canadian provincial capital said...

    Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police in the Canadian provincial capital said Friday.
    Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state

    Colombia recognizes Palestine as sovereign state


    Colombian President Iván Duque is facing a diplomatic row with Israel in his first week in office after the outgoing government in Bogota recognized...

    Colombian President Iván Duque is facing a diplomatic row with Israel in his first week in office after the outgoing government in Bogota recognized Palestine.
    Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion

    Argentina's Senate rejects bill to legalize abortion


    Argentina's Senate voted against legalizing elective abortion Thursday morning, dashing the hopes of pro-abortion rights advocates in the predominantly Catholic country, homeland of Pope...

    Argentina's Senate voted against legalizing elective abortion Thursday morning, dashing the hopes of pro-abortion rights advocates in the predominantly Catholic country, homeland of Pope Francis.
    Nicolás Maduro Fast Facts

    Nicolás Maduro Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of Venezuelan President Nicolás...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
    Venezuela Fast Facts

    Venezuela Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Venezuela and learn more about one of the top oil-producing countries in the...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Venezuela and learn more about one of the top oil-producing countries in the world.
    Argentina braces for abortion vote in Pope's homeland

    Argentina braces for abortion vote in Pope's homeland


    Argentina's Senate is set to vote Wednesday on a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the Catholic country, homeland of Pope...

    Argentina's Senate is set to vote Wednesday on a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the Catholic country, homeland of Pope Francis.
    Venezuela says it has ID'd mastermind, accomplices in apparent Maduro assassination try

    Venezuela says it has ID'd mastermind, accomplices in apparent Maduro assassination try


    Authorities have identified the masterminds of the apparent drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as well as the people who assisted them, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said...

    Authorities have identified the masterminds of the apparent drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as well as the people who assisted them, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Monday.
    Maduro claims to have proof linking Colombia to alleged assassination attempt

    Maduro claims to have proof linking Colombia to alleged assassination attempt


    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have "enough proof" to link the Colombian government to the alleged assassination attempt against him over the...

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have "enough proof" to link the Colombian government to the alleged assassination attempt against him over the weekend.
    Venezuela makes six arrests in alleged Maduro assassination attempt

    Venezuela makes six arrests in alleged Maduro assassination attempt


    Six people have been arrested after Saturday's apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the nation's interior minister said on national...

    Six people have been arrested after Saturday's apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the nation's interior minister said on national TV.
    At least 317 killed in ongoing protests in Nicaragua, rights group says

    At least 317 killed in ongoing protests in Nicaragua, rights group says


    Civil unrest in Nicaragua that began in mid-April has left at least 317 people dead, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human...

    Civil unrest in Nicaragua that began in mid-April has left at least 317 people dead, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
    Venezuelan President survives apparent drone assassination attempt

    Venezuelan President survives apparent drone assassination attempt


    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro survived an apparent assassination attempt Saturday after several drones armed with explosives flew toward him during a speech at a military...

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro survived an apparent assassination attempt Saturday after several drones armed with explosives flew toward him during a speech at a military parade.
    Experts say full survival rates in air crashes grow more common

    Experts say full survival rates in air crashes grow more common


    An Aeromexico flight carrying 103 people crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in northwestern Mexico, forcing passengers to escape via emergency slides before the aircraft went up in flames. No one...

    An Aeromexico flight carrying 103 people crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in northwestern Mexico, forcing passengers to escape via emergency slides before the aircraft went up in flames. No one died.
    A plane carrying 103 people crashed in Mexico and no one died

    A plane carrying 103 people crashed in Mexico and no one died


    There are no deaths reported in the crash involving an Aeromexico plane Tuesday in Durango, Mexico, the state's governor, José R. Aispuro,...

    There are no deaths reported in the crash involving an Aeromexico plane Tuesday in Durango, Mexico, the state's governor, José R. Aispuro, said.
    Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers

    Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers


    An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according to the UN's refugee agency...

    An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according to the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR).
    A Colombian gang has put a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog

    A Colombian gang has put a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog


    Her talent for sniffing out drugs led to the capture of at least 245 people and the seizure of 9 tons of cocaine from the powerful Urabeños gang in...

    Her talent for sniffing out drugs led to the capture of at least 245 people and the seizure of 9 tons of cocaine from the powerful Urabeños gang in Colombia.
    Risking their lives to defend their land

    Risking their lives to defend their land


    A report from the Global Witness group finds 2017 was deadliest year for environmental activists and nearly 60% of these killings were in Latin America. Colombia's Ramón Bedoya, 18, is carrying on the fight of his father after he was killed in...

    A report from the Global Witness group finds 2017 was deadliest year for environmental activists and nearly 60% of these killings were in Latin America. Colombia's Ramón Bedoya, 18, is carrying on the fight of his father after he was killed in December.
    Cuba's new draft constitution could pave way for same-sex marriage

    Cuba's new draft constitution could pave way for same-sex marriage


    Lawmakers in Cuba have endorsed a draft of a new constitution for the communist island nation that could, among other things, allow for the legalization of same-sex...

    Lawmakers in Cuba have endorsed a draft of a new constitution for the communist island nation that could, among other things, allow for the legalization of same-sex marriage.
    After shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city

    After shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city


    Days after a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto, its city council voted overwhelmingly to urge its federal government to ban the sale of handguns in the...

    Days after a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto, its city council voted overwhelmingly to urge its federal government to ban the sale of handguns in the city.
    Nicaraguan President calls unrest 'terrorism,' refuses to quit

    Nicaraguan President calls unrest 'terrorism,' refuses to quit


    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega described deadly protests raging in his country as "terrorism" and rejected calls to step down to calm the...

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega described deadly protests raging in his country as "terrorism" and rejected calls to step down to calm the clashes.
    Toronto grapples with growing gun violence

    Toronto grapples with growing gun violence


    Sunday's shooting rampage in Toronto that left two people dead has brought more scrutiny on a growing issue in Canada's most populous city: gun...

    Sunday's shooting rampage in Toronto that left two people dead has brought more scrutiny on a growing issue in Canada's most populous city: gun violence.