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Thousands in a migrant caravan wait to cross into Mexico in sweltering heat

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Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically charged, US-bound caravan.

Chaos as migrant caravan reaches border

CNN / World

A massive caravan of Honduran migrants -- many with children in tow -- cheered and chanted as they streamed toward a crossing at the Guatemala-Mexico border Friday.

Friday, Oct 19

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Honduran President arrives in Guatemala to discuss caravan

CNN / World

A chaotic scene unfolded as a massive caravan of Honduran migrants reached the Guatemala-Mexico border Friday. See live updates.

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Migrant caravan puts Mexico in political box

CNN / World

Thousands of migrants are about to be at Mexico's doorstep. And US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is about to meet with officials in Mexico's capital.

Wednesday, Oct 17

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Another migrant caravan is heading to US

CNN / World

A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to Honduras if the group isn't brought back to the Central American country.

Tuesday, Oct 9

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Couple arrested with body parts in stroller

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A couple arrested in Mexico while pushing a baby stroller filled with human body parts may have killed up to 20 women, according to the chief investigator on the case.

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Suspect in assassination plot dies in mysterious fall from window

CNN / World

One of the suspects accused of trying to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro using drones armed with explosives died under mysterious circumstances Monday.

Monday, Oct 8

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Brazil's far-right candidate wins 1st round

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Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro pulled off a thumping win in the first round of Brazil's presidential election following one of the most polarizing campaigns since the country returned to democracy three decades ago.

Sunday, Oct 7

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Earthquake in Haiti kills at least 12 people

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The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016's Hurricane Matthew that shredded parts of the country.

Right-wing candidate ahead as Brazilians vote in tense election

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Brazilians will vote Sunday in a presidential election seen as the most polarizing since the country's return to democracy three decades ago.

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits northern Haiti

CNN / World

At least 10 people were killed after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near Haiti on Saturday night, according to Haiti's civil protection agency.

Saturday, Sep 29

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Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

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Hurricane Rosa was spinning toward the Baja Peninsula on Sunday as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.

Carlos the Jackal Fast Facts

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Check out CNN's Carlos the Jackal Fast Facts for a look at the life of one of the world's most wanted terrorists.

Friday, Sep 28

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Canadian MPs vote to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship

CNN / World

Canada's House of Commons voted unanimously on Thursday to revoke the honorary citizenship of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi over the Rohingya crisis.

Thursday, Sep 27

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International Criminal Court urged to investigate Venezuela for alleged crimes against humanity

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Five South American countries and Canada want Venezuela placed under investigation as a humanitarian crisis continues to roil the country.

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Mexican authorities seize control of Acapulco police force

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Mexican state and federal authorities took control of Acapulco's entire police force Tuesday after suspicions arose that criminal groups had infiltrated the force, the entities involved said in a joint press release.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Crime-ridden Mexican state is storing unclaimed bodies in a refrigerated truck

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Two weeks after residents of Tlaquepaque, Mexico began complaining about a terrible smell coming from a local warehouse, they discovered the reason for the odor was a refrigerated truck with 150 unclaimed bodies inside.

Monday, Sep 17

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Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts

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Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and purchasers.

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Pope defrocks Chilean priest amid sex abuse scandal

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Pope Francis has expelled the Reverend Cristian Precht Bañados of Chile, according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Santiago.

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Cuba denies 'sonic' attacks on US diplomats

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Cuba's new leader has denied his country had any involvement in "sonic" attacks against US diplomats in the country.

Sunday, Sep 16

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2 in custody after gunmen dressed as mariachis kill 5 in Mexico City plaza

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Police are questioning two people after a group of men in mariachi outfits opened fire at a Mexico City restaurant, killing five people, an official with the city's Secretary of Public Security Office told CNN on Sunday.

Wednesday, Sep 12

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Pro-whaling nations block South Atlantic whale sanctuary

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A bid to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic Ocean was defeated by pro-whaling nations at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) conference in Florianopolis, Brazil on Tuesday.

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Imprisoned ex-Brazilian leader drops electoral bid

CNN / World

Imprisoned former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva abandoned his party's presidential bid on Tuesday, weeks before an election in which he was considered a front-runner.

Monday, Sep 10

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Blue bird from 'Rio' movie now extinct in the wild

CNN / World

The Spix's macaw achieved onscreen fame in Disney's "Rio" as a charming parrot named Blu who travels thousands of miles in an attempt to save his species.

Friday, Sep 7

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Video shows stabbing during campaign event

CNN / World

Right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro is the frontrunner in the upcoming Brazilian presidential election. He was stabbed at an event on September 6.

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Mexico mass grave yields 166 skulls

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Mexican investigators used drones and ground-penetrating radar to search an area in the coastal Veracruz state that has yielded the skulls of at least 166 people, officials said Thursday.

Tuesday, Sep 4

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Brazil's National Museum burns weeks before improvements to fire system were set to begin

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Brazilian investigators said they don't know what caused a fire that ripped through the National Museum, destroying perhaps millions of items and a large part of the nation's cultural heart.

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How fractured is Nicaragua after months of protests?

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Since April, the Central American nation of Nicaragua has been a country in turmoil.

Monday, Sep 3

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20 million artifacts go up in flames

CNN / World

A massive fire engulfed Brazil's National Museum Sunday, destroying priceless artifacts dating back 200 years.

Sunday, Sep 2

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11 killed in latest deadly Ecuador bus crash

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At least eleven people were killed in a bus crash in southern Ecuador Saturday morning, officials say.