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Habla español? Visit CNN en Español for all the latest news and updates in Spanish.(image)


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Leopoldo López Fast Facts
Here's a look at the life of Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader who was imprisoned on charges of inciting anti-government protests.(image)


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Leaving Venezuela with just four suitcases
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.(image)


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Franklin weakens to tropical storm after making landfall in Mexico
Hurricane Franklin struck the eastern coast of Mexico early Thursday, threatening torrential rains, mudslides and flash floods.(image)


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UN: Excessive force against Venezuelan protesters
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 witnesses.(image)


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


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Venezuela hunts army base attackers
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.(image)


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Venezuela quells 'paramilitary' attack at base; 2 dead
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 newly elected National Constituent Assembly.(image)


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Venezuela's Leopoldo Lopez returns to house arrest
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, whose recent imprisonment was criticized by the international community, was released to house arrest late Saturday.(image)


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New Venezuelan assembly ousts attorney general
Venezuela's newly installed National Constituent Assembly votes unanimously to remove Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz from office.(image)


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


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Venezuela: New assembly warns 'justice will come'
Venezuela's controversial, 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.(image)


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


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Venezuela vote to be investigated, official says
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.(image)


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Montreal stadium offers shelter to asylum-seekers
Olympic Stadium in Montreal has opened its doors as a temporary shelter amid growing numbers of people who've fled the United States to seek asylum in Canada.(image)


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Here's why you should care about Venezuela
You've seen news reports about chaos gripping Venezuela, but maybe you haven't paid much attention to what's going on. Here are five reasons why you should.(image)


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Chilean lawmakers vote to ease abortion ban
Lawmakers in Chile voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to ease the country's strict restrictions on abortion after more than two years of debate.(image)


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US condemns Venezuela for detaining opposition figures
Venezuelan authorities seized opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma from their homes early Tuesday, the country's Supreme Court said, after both publicly opposed a controversial election.(image)


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Venezuelan President Maduro: 'Why are they sanctioning me?'
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lashed out at the United States on Monday night after President Trump called him a "dictator" and US officials slapped the leader with sanctions over a controversial election.(image)


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Deadly election day in Venezuela as protesters clash with troops
Deadly clashes between protesters and police marred voting on Sunday, as Venezuelans cast ballots on a controversial measure that could mark a turning point for their country.(image)


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178 migrants found abandoned in trailer in Mexico
Mexican authorities rescued 178 Central American migrants found abandoned in a trailer in Veracruz state, the country's National Institute for Migration said.(image)


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Blast rocks motorcycle convoy of Venezuelan police officers
An explosion knocked police officers off their motorcycles Sunday as violence surrounding the election spread through Venezuela.(image)


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Venezuela: Latest updates
Venezuelan authorities took opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma from their homes early Tuesday.(image)


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Venezuela: Protesters, troops clash ahead of vote
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.(image)


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Venezuela: Small groups defy protest ban
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 election.(image)


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Venezuela bans protests ahead of vote
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.(image)


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Faces on the front lines of Venezuela's protests
Young Venezuelan men have formed a movement known as 'La Resistencia' intent on keeping up the pressure, and protests, against President Nicolas Maduro.(image)


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Venezuela's political crisis explained
Venezuela's political turmoil comes to a head on Sunday with a deeply polarizing referendum vote. Here's how the South American nation got to this point.(image)


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Venezuela: Protesters launch 2-day strike against Maduro
Thousands of Venezuelans are rallying for a second day Thursday against President Nicolas Maduro's regime as it prepares for a national vote next week.(image)


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