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The U.S. is conducting secret talks with Diosdado Cabello and other top officials as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's grip on power weakens.
Guatemala’s president-elect Alejandro Giammattei, who takes office in January, inherits a controversial deal with the U.S. to limit migration.
As the gun debate reignites after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Canada and Mexico are speaking out about how they are hit by U.S. gun laws.
In Alberta, the heartland of Canada’s energy industry, many feel they are being taken advantage of and disrespected by the rest of country.
Pension reform in Brazil has long met firm pushback. But this week, Congress moved closer than ever to approving changes seen as key for the economy.
As Disney Cruise Line gets the go-ahead for a facility on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, it puts the pristine environment under strain.
The largest multi-sports event in the Americas, opening Friday, has brought new multi-million dollar arenas to Peru. But in Lima, the new sports centers cast a shadow over communities who have been demanding drainage, roads, and drinking water for decades.
As Venezuelans continue to flee, tiny Trinidad and Tobago has absorbed more per capita than almost any other country. But it hasn’t been smooth.
Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president in January, but has fallen short of many lofty promises. Why does he still have so many supporters?
China’s arrests of two Canadians, which followed the arrest of a Huawei executive in Vancouver, have some people rethinking their dealings in China.
Our Mexico City correspondent shares the children’s books her family uses to discuss migration – with a stamp of approval from her daughter.
Migrants throughout time have brought local cuisines with them to new places. Opening arepa restaurants has allowed Venezuelan migrants to make a living abroad while keeping alive a culinary tradition.
Ten years after a coup removed President Manuel Zalaya from power, its consequences still shape Honduras – from months of protests to migration.
Though it made many promises to Canada’s indigenous peoples on reconciliation, the Trudeau government has realized little substantive progress.
Lemonade full of edible flowers? An octopus on a stick? Bug-covered ice cream? The Calgary Stampede takes boundary-pushing fare to a new level.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has intensified immigration enforcement at the country's southern border. His constant approval ratings, though, suggest historically migrant-friendly Mexico has soured on those crossing its border illegally.
As Mexico and the United States trade blame for immigration to their southern borders, Central American governments have taken little action. Citizens of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras send home billions in remittances. But there are signs of changed attitudes.
A spate of U.S. tourist fatalities in the Dominican Republic have led to canceled trips and questions about justice and equality.
As the city's 500th anniversary approaches, Havana is renovating long-forgotten historic sites. Many of the Jews buried in Cuba escaped fascism in Europe during World War II and were the founders of the present-day Jewish community on the Island.
For those looking to reduce their carbon footprint, air travel is often the biggest problem. That’s why the ‘fly less’ movement began.
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