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Thousands of Venezuelans are rallying against President Nicolas Maduro's regime, and now the United States is joining them.
Venezuela has allowed CNN correspondents in to the crisis-hit country ahead of Sunday's vote called by the government to elect a special assembly to rewrite the 1999 constitution. Here is the latest:
In the wake of Donald Trump's presidential victory, the number of migrants from Central America who are choosing to stay in Mexico is growing.
Luis Fonsi, the singer behind the wildly popular song "Despacito," often applauds others who cover his big hit. Not this time.
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro barricaded the streets in Caracas for a 24-hour strike as clashes intensified, the death toll from months of unrest neared 100 and cracks appeared in the government's public face abroad.
A retiree in Toronto built a set of stairs near a precarious slope to help his neighbors, but the city wasn't happy about it
Millions of Venezuelans have voted to reject President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plans to rewrite the country's constitution.
Venezuelan authorities have declared former Mexican President Vicente Fox a "persona non grata" and banned him from ever returning to the country.
Things got awfully adorable at a western rodeo festival in Canada on Saturday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met his tiny namesake, the son of Syrian refugees.
Watching planes land and take off at Princess Juliana International Airport is a well-known tourist attraction, as approaching aircraft tend to fly very low above their heads.
The fugitive police pilot who allegedly stole a helicopter and used it to attack Venezuela's Supreme Court has appeared at an opposition rally in the capital, Caracas, attendees tell CNN.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's former President, was found guilty Wednesday of corruption and money laundering charges, a representative of the federal court in Parana state told CNN.
El Salvador's ban on abortion is one of the toughest in the world, but for the first time in 20 years, there are signs the law could be weakened.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, whose imprisonment has been a rallying cry for anti-regime demonstrators, has been released to house arrest because of health concerns, the nation's Supreme Court said Saturday morning.
Supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed the opposition-controlled National Assembly on Wednesday, injuring several lawmakers, witnesses said.
Oscar Perez, the Venezuelan police helicopter pilot who apparently stole a police chopper and used it to strafe the Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in Caracas last month, has shown up in another video.
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Venezuela and learn more about one of the top oil-producing countries in the world.
Coming across the border to Colombia, some Venezuelans have fled their country as they search for any means of survival. They're escaping from the highest inflation rate in the world, ongoing unrest and violent street protests.
Omar Khadr, a Canadian man who spent 10 years at Guantanamo Bay after fighting US troops in Afghanistan, is getting more than $10 million and an apology from the Canadian government, according to Canadian media reports.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau forgot Alberta when he gave a Canada Day shoutout to all the country's provinces and territories, and Twitter went crazy.
A mayor married a crocodile this weekend to bring luck and abundance to San Pedro Huamelula, a town in Mexico.
After years of pressure on the Mexican government, a permanent ban on gillnet fishing has gone into effect in a bid to save a critically endangered species of porpoise.
A short bridge that connects Venezuela and Colombia offers a vital lifeline for thousands of people who cross between the two countries every day.
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega announced charges Thursday against the former head of the country's national guard, accusing him of systematic human rights violations during sometimes deadly anti-government protests.
Downtown Caracas was the scene of what authorities say was an audacious attempt to destabilize the faltering government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro this week.
A daily struggle has become the new normal for Venezuelans. Economic and political turmoil regularly send thousands into the streets to protest. Here is a look at how some lives have been disrupted in the face of severe shortages.