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Slain Mexican baby becomes symbol for nation's neverending gang violence

Slain Mexican baby becomes symbol for nation's neverending gang violence Watch

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An overwhelming tragedy - the random killing of a seven-month-old baby boy - has been galvanized into a symbol of Mexico's rampant gang violence. ...

HUMAN SACRIFICE: Ancient Peruvian tomb yields bodies of six women killed in rituals

HUMAN SACRIFICE: Ancient Peruvian tomb yields bodies of six women killed in rituals Watch

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Archaeologists have uncovered grisly evidence of 1,200-year-old sacrificial rituals in Pre-Inca Peru. The skeletons of six females have been ...

Soldiers going 'door to door' to combat deadly Zika virus in Brazil

Soldiers going 'door to door' to combat deadly Zika virus in Brazil Watch

Americas

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has spread rapidly throughout Brazil. The virus is linked to the birth defect microcephaly, which causes babies ...

Over 7,000 refugees to arrive in America within the next few days

Over 7,000 refugees to arrive in America within the next few days Watch

Americas

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Thousands of Cuban refugees seek freedom in the United States by traveling through Central America and crossing the Mexico-Texas border.

You'll never guess what was found in El Chapo's weapon cache!

You'll never guess what was found in El Chapo's weapon cache! Watch

Americas

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Authorities discovered a .50 caliber rifle among a massive weapons cache at Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's Mexican hideout. The rifle is so powerful, it ...

Award-winning news station, Al Jazeera America goes belly-up as the price of oil plunges

Award-winning news station, Al Jazeera America goes belly-up as the price of oil plunges Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Award-winning news station Al Jazeera America has won several awards including Best Documentary at the International Emmy Awards and Best Show or ...

Venezuela's First Lady claims DEA kidnapped her nephews when they were caught trafficking drugs

Venezuela's First Lady claims DEA kidnapped her nephews when they were caught trafficking drugs Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Venezuela's First Lady, Cilia Flores, believes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) committed crimes in her country, including the kidnap of two ...

An inside look at El Chapo's tunnel: Sewers, concrete walls and automatic weapons (WARNING: Graphic Photos)

An inside look at El Chapo's tunnel: Sewers, concrete walls and automatic weapons (WARNING: Graphic Photos) Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Images have been released days following El Chapo Guzmán's recapture. The pictures feature the tunnel system the drug lord hid in as well as the ...

Revealing Sean Penn interview led to El Chapo's drug compound raid (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Revealing Sean Penn interview led to El Chapo's drug compound raid (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES) Watch

Americas

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

With El Chapo Guzmán's arrest came five gruesome deaths of the drug lord's underlings. Mexican marines stormed El Chapo's hiding place and killed ...

EL CHAPO CAPTURED: Mexican President tweets, 'We have him'

EL CHAPO CAPTURED: Mexican President tweets, 'We have him' Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The notorious drug kingpin Joaquín Archivaldo "El Chapo" Guzmán has been captured once again by Mexican authorities.

Mexican mayor killed the day after being sworn into office

Mexican mayor killed the day after being sworn into office Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Graco Ramirez, who swore to fight crime, was elected Temixco, Mexico's new mayor. She was sworn into office and the next day was gunned down by who ...

Discovery at ancient site could upset everything we know about the Mayans

Discovery at ancient site could upset everything we know about the Mayans Watch

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Archaeologists have announced a change in their understanding of how the Maya people lived. New archaeological discoveries have revealed that the ...

Tourist location's terrifying reality with HIV, prostitution and drug epidemics exposed like never before

Tourist location's terrifying reality with HIV, prostitution and drug epidemics exposed like never before Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Tijuana is known as a popular Mexican tourist location, and though it is one of the fastest growing cities in South America, it is growing in AIDS ...

Mexican 'Rambo' vigilante on the move? Police stunned to discover 5 drug cartel members duct taped to a lamppost

Mexican 'Rambo' vigilante on the move? Police stunned to discover 5 drug cartel members duct taped to a lamppost Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Mexican authorities were stunned to discover five members of a notorious drug cartel all wrapped up, waiting to be arrested.

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico in February released

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico in February released Watch

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The full itinerary for Pope Francis' visit to Mexico in February of next year has been announced. The trip by the pontiff will address ...

'Body lifted from the ground': Young Central American woman dies after 'exorcism'

'Body lifted from the ground': Young Central American woman dies after 'exorcism' Watch

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Twenty-two-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez of Belize died from cardio respiratory arrest after a purported "exorcism" was performed on her. According ...

The unbelievable thing 2,000 Cuban immigrants did at the Costa-Rican Nicaragua border

The unbelievable thing 2,000 Cuban immigrants did at the Costa-Rican Nicaragua border Watch

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In what threatens all transportation and trade to Central America, 2,000 Cuban immigrants have thrown themselves against the border between ...

See this Nazi? Why did the CIA protect 'The Butcher of Lyon' after WWII? And why did the Vatican help?

See this Nazi? Why did the CIA protect 'The Butcher of Lyon' after WWII? And why did the Vatican help? Watch

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The U.S. government has a poor record of managing people that it protects and builds up. A new case came to light recently as the Daily Mirror and ...

Central American refugees streaming in to U.S. quickly reaching crisis levels

Central American refugees streaming in to U.S. quickly reaching crisis levels Watch

Americas

While immigration remains a very hot button topic in the 2016 presidential debates, the number of refugees illegally crossing into the United ...

The heartbreaking true story of a Mexican human trafficking survivor who was raped 43,000 times since 12-years-old

The heartbreaking true story of a Mexican human trafficking survivor who was raped 43,000 times since 12-years-old Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Twenty-three-year-old Karla Jacinto has stepped forward to share her horrifying survival story after suffering sexual abuse for seven years, then ...

Ancient Mayan sinkhole believed to be former altar for human, animal sacrifice

Ancient Mayan sinkhole believed to be former altar for human, animal sacrifice Watch

Americas

Spectacular color photographs of an ancient Mayan sinkhole in Quintana Roo, Mexico have captivated a global audience. The beauty holds a dark and ...

Guatemala's corruption reaches all-time high: Can a comedian save them?

Guatemala's corruption reaches all-time high: Can a comedian save them? Watch

Americas

By Thomas Heed (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Guatemalan government has come under fire yet again with several counts of corruption. In an attempt to combat the increasingly untrustworthy ...

22 people arrested, 12 tons of marijuana seized in 'super tunnel' sting in San Diego

22 people arrested, 12 tons of marijuana seized in 'super tunnel' sting in San Diego Watch

Americas

A sophisticated super tunnel in San Diego, California has been busted by federal agents as part of a drug sting. Twenty-two people have been ...

Discovered Bahamian fossils give astonishing 'unparalleled snapshot' into Ice Age life in Caribbean

Discovered Bahamian fossils give astonishing 'unparalleled snapshot' into Ice Age life in Caribbean Watch

Americas

New fossils discovered in the Bahamas give "us an unparalleled snapshot at what the Ice Age life would have been like on a Caribbean isle," lead ...

Justin Trudeau swept to victory as Liberals ride elections in Canada

Justin Trudeau swept to victory as Liberals ride elections in Canada Watch

Americas

Leading the Liberal party to a sweeping victory on many sides, Justin Trudeau will be Canada's new prime minister. Conservative Stephen Harper, ...

Canadian catholic schools defying archbishop's transgender policy

Canadian catholic schools defying archbishop's transgender policy Watch

Americas

The Edmonton Catholic school district in Alberta is defying the archbishop's policy in regards to transgender policy. The revised policy would ...