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How searchers are trying to find Argentina’s missing submarine

The ongoing search for a missing Argentine navy submarine sheds light on the difficulty of finding a vessel that’s designed not to be found — especially one that might have lost its ability to communicate. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader escapes house arrest, flees to Spain

The former mayor of Caracas — who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro — was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Argentina: Missing navy sub tried contacting bases

An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country’s Atlantic coast, the military service says. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Argentine navy says it’s lost contact with submarine

The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country’s Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Fire destroys ancient Peruvian mural

A fire destroyed much of the Ventarrón archaeological complex in northern Peru including a mural believed to be the oldest every discovered in the Americas, site officials announced. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Mexican lawmaker’s solution to rape: Keep them out with chicken wire

A Mexican politician is being criticized for her tone-deaf approach to tackling sexual assault after she suggested handing out chicken wire to indigenous women as a way to keep out rapists. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Environmentalist’s murder not an ‘isolated incident’

It was a little before midnight on March 2, 2016, when at least two men kicked in the back door of the home of award-winning environmentalist and activist Berta Cáceres in La Esperanza, western Honduras. Moments later, 44-year-old Cáceres was shot dead. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Dozens killed in two Afghan mosque attacks

Suicide attackers in Afghanistan killed nearly 60 people at two mosques Friday — one in the Afghan capital of Kabul and the other in the central province of Ghor. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Dilma Rousseff Fast Facts

Read CNN’s Fast Facts about Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Homeless teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims

He’s homeless, but that didn’t stop a Puerto Rican teenager from spending his birthday helping fellow victims of Hurricane Maria. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas