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Venezuela Fast FactsVenezuela 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 world.

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Brazil lashed by heavy rains, leaving at least 32 deadBrazil lashed by heavy rains, leaving at least 32 dead

Brazil lashed by heavy rains, leaving at least 32 dead

At least 32 people have died since Sunday in southeastern Brazil as heavy rains have swamped the states of Sao…

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Haiti Fast FactsHaiti Fast Facts

Haiti Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts on Haiti and learn more about the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

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2010 Chilean Mine Rescue Fast Facts2010 Chilean Mine Rescue Fast Facts

2010 Chilean Mine Rescue Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about the 2010 rescue of 33 miners from a collapsed mine in the Atacama region of…

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Violence forces Haiti to cancel CarnivalViolence forces Haiti to cancel Carnival

Violence forces Haiti to cancel Carnival

Haiti's biggest celebration of the year, Carnival, has been canceled after deadly protests and gunfire interrupted the first day of…

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2 killed in massive pileup involving more than 200 cars near Montreal2 killed in massive pileup involving more than 200 cars near Montreal

2 killed in massive pileup involving more than 200 cars near Montreal

The two people who died were found trapped in their vehicle.

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Police in Panama found more than 5 tons of drugs in a homemade semi-submersible vesselPolice in Panama found more than 5 tons of drugs in a homemade semi-submersible vessel

Police in Panama found more than 5 tons of drugs in a homemade semi-submersible vessel

More than 5 tons of drugs were seized off the coast of Panama after authorities spotted what appeared to be…

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CNN en Español

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

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Colombia reports first case of coronavirusColombia reports first case of coronavirus

Colombia reports first case of coronavirus

Colombia's first case of coronavirus has been confirmed. The patient traveled to Milan, Italy, and upon her return presented symptoms…

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15 children were killed in a fire at a Haiti orphanage run by a US Christian group15 children were killed in a fire at a Haiti orphanage run by a US Christian group

15 children were killed in a fire at a Haiti orphanage run by a US Christian group

At least 15 children were killed Friday when a fire broke out at a Haiti children's home run by an…

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Murder of 7-year-old girl in Mexico fuels anger and protests over brutal killingsMurder of 7-year-old girl in Mexico fuels anger and protests over brutal killings

Murder of 7-year-old girl in Mexico fuels anger and protests over brutal killings

A young girl, known only as Fátima, was last seen being picked up from school by an unidentified woman in…

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Cuba Fast FactsCuba Fast Facts

Cuba Fast Facts

Read CNN's Cuba Fast Facts to learn more about this communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles…

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Fear and Indignation following the brutal murder of 25-year-old Ingrid EscamillaFear and Indignation following the brutal murder of 25-year-old Ingrid Escamilla

Fear and Indignation following the brutal murder of 25-year-old Ingrid Escamilla

Another march against femicide took to the streets this weekend, this time in solidarity with 25-year-old Ingrid Escamilla, who was…

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A protest over a pipeline is shutting down train service across much of CanadaA protest over a pipeline is shutting down train service across much of Canada

A protest over a pipeline is shutting down train service across much of Canada

Protesters blocking Canadian railways have shut down large portions of the nation's passenger and freight train service this week, knocking…

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A 25-year-old woman was brutally murdered and skinned in Mexico. Then newspapers published photos of the bodyA 25-year-old woman was brutally murdered and skinned in Mexico. Then newspapers published photos of the body

A 25-year-old woman was brutally murdered and skinned in Mexico. Then newspapers published photos of the body

The brutal killing and mutilation of a 25-year-old woman in Mexico has sparked outrage and prompted calls for a change…

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