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Brazil faces a dark week as Covid-19 toll soars

Brazil faces a dark week as Covid-19 toll soars

Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the...

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The young president defying Congress and courts on Covid-19 policy

The young president defying Congress and courts on Covid-19...

Few world leaders have generated as much criticism and praise, often at the same...

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Canadian report alleges 'dire' abuse in care homes

Canadian report alleges 'dire' abuse in care homes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is 'deeply disturbed' by a Canadian...

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Brazilian mayor launches furious attack on 'stupid' Bolsonaro

Brazilian mayor launches furious attack on 'stupid' Bolsonaro

The mayor of a Brazilian city that has been badly hit by the coronavirus has rounded...

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Brazil hits record high for new coronavirus cases

Brazil hits record high for new coronavirus cases

Brazil hit a record high for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, after becoming...

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US citizen detained in Venezuela speaks on state TV

US citizen detained in Venezuela speaks on state TV

One of two American veterans detained earlier this week by Venezuelan security forces...

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Latin America is now the 'epicenter of the outbreak,' says health official

Latin America is now the 'epicenter of the outbreak,' says...

Latin America has surpassed Europe and the United States in the daily number of...

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Bolsonaro calls coronavirus a 'little flu.' Inside Brazil's hospitals, doctors know the horrifying reality

Bolsonaro calls coronavirus a 'little flu.' Inside Brazil's...

In Brazil's largest and most badly infected city, coronavirus has yet to peak, yet...

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Raul Castro Fast Facts

Raul Castro Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Raul Castro, the former President of Cuba and the brother...

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Why didn't Peru's strict measures stop the coronavirus?

Why didn't Peru's strict measures stop the coronavirus?

Peru's President Martin Vizcarra declared on March 15 a nationwide state of emergency...

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Canada wants national sick leave plan in place for second wave of the coronavirus pandemic

Canada wants national sick leave plan in place for second...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is trying to give all...

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Brazil now has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after US

Brazil now has the second-highest number of coronavirus...

Brazil has become the country with the second most coronavirus cases worldwide after...

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Costa Rica becomes the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage

Costa Rica becomes the first Central American country to...

The move to marriage equality follows an August 2018 ruling by the country's Constitutional...

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Mexico's president orders military back on the streets to tackle rising violence

Mexico's president orders military back on the streets...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has ordered the Armed Forces to return...

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Bolsonaro continues to dismiss Covid-19 threat as cases skyrocket in Brazil

Bolsonaro continues to dismiss Covid-19 threat as cases...

Brazil's coronavirus cases have spiked to 135,106 including 9,146 deaths, according...

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Canadian Snowbirds operation meant to uplift residents' spirits ended in a deadly crash in British Columbia

Canadian Snowbirds operation meant to uplift residents'...

A flight by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds over British Columbia -- part of a weekslong...