Emerson, Manitoba (CNN)Hussein Ahmed and Mohamed Hossain moved as quickly as they could through the waist-deep snow. They were fleeing the United States for Canada, terrified but determined to get to safety. “Sometimes we were crawling,” Ahmed, 34, says. “It was terrible. … I thought I would never survive such a field of ice.” The… Read more »
(CNN)Days after a gunman shot a US diplomatic official in Mexico, authorities arrested an American in connection with the shooting, officials said Sunday. The official, who works at the US Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico, is in stable condition, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office said.
Havana, Cuba (CNN)When Fidel Castro and his bearded rebels descended the Sierra Maestra mountains, Maria del Socorro Cadet was a teenager in the southeastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba. The first shots of Castro’s epic revolution were fired there. It’s also where his ashes will be delivered to a final resting place on Sunday…. Read more »
(CNN)The air traffic controller who last spoke with the pilot of LaMia Flight 2933 before the plane crashed told her colleagues she did everything she could to keep the flight’s occupants alive. “I can affirm with absolute certainty that, for my part, I did what was humanly possible and technically required to preserve the lives… Read more »
(CNN)Pope Francis wants them to talk. But the noisy disagreements between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his political foes may drown out any dialogue. “The time has come to defend Venezuela’s constitution,” opposition leader Henrique Capriles said at a news conference called ahead of planned protests Wednesday that organizers say will be so big that… Read more »
Rio de Janeiro (CNN)An ousted Brazilian legislator who led the impeachment of the country’s president was arrested Wednesday in a long-running federal corruption probe, authorities said. Eduardo Cunha, former speaker of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, was apprehended in Brasilia. Federal police escorted Cunha to a police aircraft which flew him to the city of Curitiba,… Read more »
(CNN)In Georgia, Haitian-Americans answer phone calls to a hotline they set up for people interested in donating to relief efforts in Haiti. More than 600 miles away, in South Florida, volunteers stream into a warehouse daily, sorting medicine, hygiene products and other items for delivery to the island nation. Haiti desperate for help after Matthew… Read more »
(CNN)On the off chance that you want to swim with a great white shark, this video might make you think twice. While on a recent diving trip just off the coast of Mexico near Guadalupe Island, one man captured the intense moment when a shark ripped into a cage containing a diver. Happy outcome, you… Read more »
(CNN)Hurricane Matthew has transformed Haiti into a disaster zone, yet again. The powerful storm affected 350,000 people. United Nations officials are calling the destruction left in the wake of the country’s worst humanitarian crisis since the devastating earthquake in 2010. At least 336 people have died since Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday as… Read more »
Rio de Janeiro (CNN)Olympics officials in Rio have apologized after discovering they were raising an incorrect Chinese national flag during medal ceremonies. Both Chinese flags are red and feature a large yellow star flanked by four smaller stars. But there are subtle differences in how the smaller stars are aligned. Andrada said the flags made… Read more »
(CNN)Earl, which is moving in the Caribbean toward Belize and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, has been upgraded from a tropical storm to hurricane, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. The Category 1 storm has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph . Earl is expected to make landfall in Belize overnight. A hurricane warning is in… Read more »
US Navy Pilots filmed disc-shaped UFO over Pacific Ocean !!! May 2016 May 2016 – Pacific Ocean, Hawaii Area. Exclusive footage from US Navy pilots show … Atlantis FACT: Two Colonies Inhabit the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans The UFO Book: Encyclopedia of the Extraterrestrial Crash at Corona: US Military Retrieval and Cover-up of a UFO
Renan Calheiros heard in wire tap suggesting changes to use of plea bargains for people arrested in the Petrobras scandal The president of alleged bribes involving the state oil company, Petrobras. The conversation shows senate leader Renan Calheiros suggesting legal changes to bar the use of plea bargains for people who have been arrested. Prosecutors… Read more »
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