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Colombia election: Conservative Duque wins

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Colombians on Sunday cast their ballots in the second round of the presidential election, choosing between conservative candidate Ivan Duque and leftist Gustavo Petro.

Sunday, Jun 17

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Tear-gas in nightclub brawl leaves 17 dead

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At least 17 people, including eight minors, were killed Saturday after a partygoer detonated a tear-gas canister setting off a stampede inside a nightclub in Caracas, Venezuela, authorities said.

Saturday, Jun 16

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Nicaragua agrees to international probe into deadly protests

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The Nicaraguan government has agreed to an international investigation into protests that have left dozens of people dead since April.

Friday, Jun 15

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'Mummers' making a comeback

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Every December in St. John's, Newfoundland, people parade the streets wearing creepy masks, fake horse heads and their underwear on the outside.

Thursday, Jun 14

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Argentina's lower house of Congress approves abortion bill

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The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

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El Salvador gangs use women's bodies for 'revenge'

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Women in El Salvador's brutal gang culture are forced to act as drug mules, carers for abandoned children, and subjected to violent gang initiations such as rape.

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Argentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion laws

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Thousands of people flooded the streets around Argentina's Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers inside were locked in a tense debate over whether to relax the nation's highly restrictive abortion laws.

Tuesday, Jun 12

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José Andrés is at it again! He's feeding thousands in Guatemala after the volcano eruption

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Armed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.

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Justin Trudeau Fast Facts

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Read CNN's Fast Facts on Justin Trudeau the Prime Minister of Canada.

Sunday, Jun 10

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Mexican politician campaigning against crime seen killed on video

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The Mexican congressional candidate had just left a debate hall where he addressed public security in his northern state. He walks over to a person holding a phone and poses for a picture. In a matter of seconds, a man walks up from behind…

Friday, Jun 8

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Baby rescued from volcano rubble reunited with family

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The infant survived Fuego's eruption, but police thought her mother died in a hospital. Then came good news.

Thursday, Jun 7

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18 of her relatives are missing or dead

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Her eyes brimming with tears, Teresa de Jesus Barillas recites the names of her 18 relatives who are missing or dead days after the Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores more missing.

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How to help Guatemala recover from volcano

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Organizations and online campaigns are helping the victims of the Fuego volcano's eruption in Guatemala.

Bermuda's Supreme Court restores same-sex marriage

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Advocacy groups have welcomed this week's ruling from Bermuda's Supreme Court that a new law replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships is unconstitutional.

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Torn from their families and deported to a gang-ravaged homeland

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Thousands of Salvadorans living in the US are being sent back as part of a crackdown on migration. Many are ending up in gang-ridden cities they escaped years earlier.

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Satellite images show the destruction

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The images show a town buried, nearly obliterated, by Sunday's deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala that's claimed over 90 lives.

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Homes are buried in ash and he still can't find his wife

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Ovidio García Suárez was born and raised in the shadow of Guatemala's Fuego volcano. He has lived through plenty of volcanic activity in his 64 years, he says -- but nothing like this.

Wednesday, Jun 6

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Guatemalans struggle to recover the dead buried by volcano eruption

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Eva Ascón is coming to terms with a gut-wrenching scenario: Her parents, brothers, sisters, six nieces and nephews and other relatives have been missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted near their homes, and their survival looks…

Tuesday, Jun 5

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Rescuers brave scalding ash as Guatemala volcano toll rises

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Rescuers braved scalding ash and the risk of mudslides and more explosions to retrieve survivors and dead bodies as the death toll from Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption rises.

Monday, Jun 4

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Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, killing at least 25

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Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption killed dozens and left dazed residents covered in ash as they searched for loved ones.

Thursday, May 31

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Protests on Nicaragua's Mother's Day turn deadly

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A march honoring Nicaraguans killed in violence surrounding recent anti-government demonstrations also ended in bloodshed Wednesday -- the country's Mother's Day.

Wednesday, May 30

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Nicaragua using 'shoot to kill' strategy on protesters, Amnesty says

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Nicaragua has instituted a "shoot to kill" policy in dealing with protests that has resulted in an "alarming number of deaths," according to an investigation by Amnesty International.

Monday, May 28

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Brazil's President concedes to striking truckers' demands

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Brazil's President has announced he will concede to truck drivers' demands after a week-long strike that has paralyzed much of the country.

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Colombia's presidential election heads to runoff

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Colombia's presidential election will head to a runoff next month, since no candidate won 50% of the vote.

Friday, May 25

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Another survivor of Cuba airline disaster dies

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A second survivor of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades died Friday, raising the death toll to 112 one day after state-run media reported that investigators had recovered the second flight data recorder.

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15 hurt after men detonate explosive device

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At least 15 people were wounded Thursday night in an explosion at a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, police said.

Thursday, May 24

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US expels Venezuelan diplomats as election row escalates

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The US has announced the tit-for-tat expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats in a row sparked by Washington's criticism of President Nicolas Maduro's reelection.

Wednesday, May 23

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Jet crashes, almost splits in two in Honduras

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A routine business trip turned into tense drama for six Americans flying from Texas to Honduras. A company jet they were traveling in crashed off the runway Tuesday, almost splitting in two, when it landed at Toncontin International…

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Human rights group condemns Nicaragua's use of force in protests as death toll rises

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A human rights watch group is accusing Nicaraguan authorities of using excessive force, threats and torture against demonstrators since protests began in the country last month.

Tuesday, May 22

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Nicolás Maduro Fast Facts

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Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.