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

Officers with Panama's National Aeronaval Service were patrolling the country's territorial waters Wednesday and found the "homemade" vessel near the province of Bocas del...

Cuba Fast Facts

Median age: 42.1 yearsCapital: Havana Ethnic Groups: white 64.1%, mixed 26.6%, black 9.3% (2012 est.)GDP (purchasing power parity): $137 billion (2017 est.) GDP per...

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

The accident involved more than 200 cars, according to CNN affiliate TVA. About 100 people were taken to three local hospitals, according to the...

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

The next day, the 7-year-old girl was reported missing. She was later found dead, her body inside a plastic bag.Fátima's body was discovered in...

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

Uproar and anger sparked throughout Mexico after local media outlets published a leaked photograph of Escamilla's mutilated body on their front pages. A 46-year-old...

15 children were killed in a fire at a Haiti orphanage run by a...

The blaze took place at the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding in Port Au Prince, said Jennifer Melton, Haiti's chief of child...

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

The protests started last week when police started arresting members of an indigenous group that was blocking a road to a construction site for...

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

Authorities announced Sunday that police officers arrived at a home in Mexico City over the weekend to find Ingrid Escamilla lifeless, with her body...

Venezuela Fast Facts

Capital: CaracasEthnic Groups: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arab, German, African and indigenous groupsReligion: Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%, other 2%GDP (purchasing power parity): $381.6 billion...

‘It’s kaputt.’ Movers accidentally drop virtuoso’s one-of-a-kind $194,000 piano

Hewitt, one of the world's leading classical pianists, said in a Facebook post that she had just finished recording Beethoven's piano variations in Berlin...

Armed police and troops storm El Salvador’s parliament

The president demanded that opposition lawmakers vote to approve his plan to secure a $109 million loan that he says would be used to...

Video arcade massacre leaves nine dead in Mexico

The massacre happened in Uruapan, in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, on Monday, according to the state's attorney general's office. Four people walked...

Massacre at video arcade in Mexico leaves at least nine dead

The massacre happened in Uruapan, in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, on Monday, according to the state's attorney general's office. Four people walked...

This Oscar-nominated documentary is a warning for democracies

"It talks about the global phenomenon of how democracy dies today. Not with tanks, not with the military taking over," she said in...

A second monarch butterfly conservationist has been found dead in Mexico

Raúl Hernández Romero, a part-time guide and conservationist at Mexico's largest monarch butterfly reserve, was discovered dead Friday in the Mexican state of Michoacán,...

Ecuador’s president apologizes for saying women only “target” ugly men for harassment claims

The quip was made during an investor's meeting in the city of Guayaquil on Jan. 31, where he said "men are constantly subject to...

Body of Mexican butterfly conservationist found

Homero Gomez Gonzalez, 55, had been missing since January 13, police told CNN Espanol. He was found in Ocampo, Michoacán state, Mexico President Andres...

Body of Mexican butterfly conservationist found in well

Homero Gomez Gonzalez, 55, had been missing since January 13, police told CNN Espanol. He was found in Ocampo, Michoacán state, Mexico's President Andres...

Children are joining a self-defense militia in Mexico

The children, ages 6-12 are training to eventually protect their community against criminal groups, in a lawless terrain where residents say no one is...

Wayne Gretzky Fast Facts

Father: Walter Gretzky, telephone technicianMother: Phyllis (Hockin) GretzkyMarriage: Janet Jones (July 16, 1988-present)Children: Emma, Tristan, Trevor, Ty, PaulinaOther FactsNicknamed "The Great One."Only player to...