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Monday, Aug 21

03

Leopoldo López Fast Facts

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

Friday, Aug 18

16

Canada sees surge in asylum seekers

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Canada is facing an "unprecedented" number of asylum seekers, who have crossed the border from the United States, officials said.

Thursday, Aug 17

22

Dante says Pele is 'a true inspiration'

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Brazil, the birthplace of the Samba stars and "O Jogo Bonito," has produced some of the finest footballers to ever walk the earth.

Christian Pulisic: The 18-year-old with the future of US soccer on his shoulders

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Christian Pulisic remembers clearly the moment he knew he'd made it as a footballer.

Saturday, Aug 12

18

Leaving home -- and Venezuela's crisis

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Carolina Wong never thought she would leave Venezuela. But when protests came to her door, it was time to find a way to get her family out.

Thursday, Aug 10

13

Franklin weakens to tropical storm after making landfall in Mexico

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Hurricane Franklin struck the eastern coast of Mexico early Thursday, threatening torrential rains, mudslides and flash floods.

Tuesday, Aug 8

23

UN: Venezuelan protesters endure excessive force

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Venezuelan security forces have used excessive force and arbitrarily detained thousands of people over months of sometimes deadly anti-regime protests, the UN's human rights office said Tuesday, citing interviews with demonstrators and…

Monday, Aug 7

19

Venezuela hunts army base attackers

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A manhunt is underway in Venezuela Monday after two people were killed in an anti-government paramilitary attack at a military barracks in the northwestern city of Valencia.

15

Tropical storm strengthening in Caribbean

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Tropical Storm Franklin is strengthening over the Caribbean Sea, menacing Mexico with storm warnings and a hurricane watch issued for the Yucatan peninsula.

09

Venezuela quells 'paramilitary' attack at base; 2 dead

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Venezuela remained a powder keg on Sunday as authorities said they had quelled an anti-government paramilitary attack at a military base that led to the deaths of two people, and the country's attorney general defied her ouster by the…

Sunday, Aug 6

08

Venezuela's opposition leader under house arrest

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Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, whose recent imprisonment was criticized by the international community, was released to house arrest late Saturday.

04

New Venezuelan assembly ousts attorney general Ortega

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Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly held its first session Saturday and issued its first order of business: the immediate removal of Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz.

Saturday, Aug 5

02

New assembly leader warns 'justice will come'

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Venezuela's controversial and newly elected legislative assembly had a fiery message as the body took office Friday: Supporters of leftist President Nicolás Maduro are in control, with a vengeance.

Thursday, Aug 3

20

Venezuela turnout figures manipulated, voting firm says

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Turnout figures for an election to a controversial new legislative body in Venezuela were manipulated, the company that provided the voting technology has said.

Venezuela vote to be investigated

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Venezuela's attorney general has initiated an investigation into potential voter fraud in Sunday's election following allegations the government may have inflated voter numbers significantly.

19

Olympic Stadium turns into shelter

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Olympic Stadium in Montreal opened its doors as a temporary shelter amid growing numbers of people who've fled the US to seek asylum in Canada.

15

5 reasons we should care about the crisis in Venezuela

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You've seen the news reports: the protests in the streets, the long lines at the stores. But you may not have paid much attention to the chaos gripping Venezuela.

11

Chile votes to ease abortion ban

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Lawmakers in Chile voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to ease the country's strict restrictions on abortion after more than two years of debate.

Wednesday, Aug 2

19

10 most expensive cities in 2017

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They may be in opposite corners of the globe, but Hong Kong, Sydney and Vancouver are the three most expensive cities in 2017, a new report finds. Learn more.

05

US, others condemn Venezuela's detention of opposition figures

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The international community condemned the detention of two political opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, with the White House saying it holds Maduro personally responsible for their safety.

Tuesday, Aug 1

11

Maduro claims victory in vote that critics call a sham

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The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has claimed a huge turnout in a controversial election for a new Constituent Assembly that would have the power to rewrite his country's constitution.

Monday, Jul 31

06

Venezuela's vote could be a turning point

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With the outcome not in question, a major vote in Venezuela on Sunday could mark a stark turning point for the country.

178 migrants found abandoned in trailer

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Mexican authorities rescued 178 migrants found abandoned in a trailer in Veracruz state, the country's National Institute for Migration said.

02

Blast rocks motorcycle convoy of Venezuelan police officers

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An explosion knocked police officers off their motorcycles Sunday as violence surrounding the election spread through Venezuela.

Sunday, Jul 30

15

Latest updates from the ground

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro had strong words for US President Donald Trump on Monday evening. Maduro addressed his country after receiving the first official results of Sunday's elections for the National Constitutional Assembly.

Saturday, Jul 29

19

No-protest order violently defied in Venezuela

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Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro are calling for continued protests ahead of Sunday's controversial election, a day after demonstrators clashed with national guard troops in the capital in defiance of a protest ban.

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Small groups defy protest ban

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Opponents of Venezuela's President blocked more than a dozen intersections in the capital but appeared to refrain from massive demonstrations Friday, the first day of the government's ban on protests ahead of a controversial weekend…

Friday, Jul 28

03

US orders embassy family members to leave Venezuela

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Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election.

Venezuela: How paradise got lost

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The mounting crisis in Venezuela is entering a new chapter as President Nicolás Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution face a pivotal vote.

Thursday, Jul 27

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Faces on the front lines of Venezuela's protests

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Young Venezuelan men have formed a movement known as 'La Resistencia' intent on keeping up the pressure, and protests, against President Nicolas Maduro.