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An indigenous activist who protested against illegal logging in Mexico's Sierra Madre mountains has been killed, highlighting the dangers that Latin American environmentalists face.
The Brazilian Supreme Court Justice overseeing the investigation of a billion-dollar bribery scandal that has implicated dozens of the country's most influential politicians and business leaders, was killed in a plane crash Thursday.
Top Mexican officials will visit Washington next week for talks with senior officials in the Trump administration, a possible early gesture the incoming US president wants to repair the rocky relationship he has sparked with America's neighbor.
President Barack Obama's commutation of the sentence of Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted for his role in a Puerto Rican nationalist group linked to bombings in US cities, ends a decades-long fight to free a man who supporters call a "political prisoner."
A teenage student in northeastern Mexico shot and wounded a teacher and three classmates at a private school before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Gunfire erupted early Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, leaving at least five people dead and a dozen others injured, according to government sources from the state of Quintana Roo.
A new report reveals that primates are facing an impending "extinction crisis," with 60% of all primates now at risk of extinction.
As President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is engaged in active discussions to begin planning a wall along the Mexican border, the people of Mexico look towards their future. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports.
It's tough trying to become a successful tennis pro, but not -- as Alex Bolt discovered -- as difficult as grafting for a living in the "real world." Having given up the game for most of last year, the Australian is hoping to make the most of his second chance.
When London-based fashion photographer Salvatore di Gregorio was invited by Cuba's minister of culture to shoot a photo essay in December 2015, he was intent on capturing the country's celebrated comparsas: the flamboyantly dressed performers who have become the face of carnival throughout the Caribbean and South America.
With the Australian Open boosting prize money to record levels, a lucky loser, Peter Polansky, got very lucky at the year's first major.
Violence erupts during a special meeting of the Venezuelan National Assembly. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
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 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.
A creative agency in Toronto asked Canadians to #TellAmericaItsGreat in response to the upcoming U.S. election.
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.
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.
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.
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
Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could soon be housed in New York's Metropolitan Detention Center, which has been called Brooklyn's "Abu Ghraib."
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Venezuela and learn more about one of the top oil-producing countries in the world.