Growing numbers of destitute Venezuelans are risking their lives by taking illegal routes across Colombia’s border in search of a better life. Police commanders say stopping the refugees is futile: “How are you going to control people when the issue is that they are hungry?”
Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the region has become the most murderous on Earth. It accounts 8% of the world’s population but a third of its murders, and is the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.
North Korea is open to allowing outside inspections of a nuclear-weapons testing site it closed in May, South Korea’s leader said Thursday, just a day after the North agreed to open a missile site to inspectors.
EU leaders rejected Britain’s proposal for maintaining economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she’s trying to put down a possible rebellion in her party.
Terrorist groups operating in the last stronghold of opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are signalling reluctance to abide by an ambitious pact aimed at protecting millions of civilians.
Like a tourist trap, it provides a predictable, consistent experience that’s enlivened by its eye-catching environments.
We all wore fleece from outdoor brands in the ’80s and ‘90s, but now designers are offering elevated versions with modern cuts.
Move over, prosciutto. The hams of Yunnan, China, are world-class, and the region’s cooks really know how to get the most out of them.
An Ottawa woman has filed a police report after she claims a couple bumped her with their car and hurled racist insults at her while she was with her baby.
Indigenous women are more likely to be incarcerated because of systematic racism and conjugal violence, a Laval University professor said at today's hearing of the federal inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.
The Canadian government insists pot legalization will help the country snuff out crime — but internally it's wondering what will become of the fuzzy world of illegal online weed transactions.
The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.
Hamilton police are holding a news conference starting at 11 a.m. ET today to announce an arrest in the killings of mobster Angelo Musitano and a Toronto woman. Watch the news conference live.
Some rich foreigners seeking Canadian residency under a special Quebec program for wealthy investors couldn't point to the province on a map while others submitted fake documents or disguised their assets — yet many of them were still accepted for immigration, former civil servants say.
Where the leaders are Thursday, Sept. 20, as the New Brunswick election campaign continues.
Alberta Environment says two black bear cubs being rehabilitated will be returned to the wild by mid-October despite concerns that it is too early.
A battle for influence between China and the world’s largest democracies will come to a head on Sunday when the president of the Maldives, who has embraced Beijing and jailed his foes, seeks re-election.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected to a new three-year term as ruling-party president, putting him in position to stay on as prime minister through 2021 and become Japan’s longest-serving leader.
Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against Najib Razak, including money laundering and abuse of power, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in one of the world’s most expansive financial scandals.
The leaders of North and South Korea stood atop a volcano, smiling and joining hands, ending a three-day summit heavy on symbolism with a pilgrimage to the 9,000-foot peak where the first Korean kingdom is reputed to have been founded.
If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve a housing crisis in Canmore, Alberta by bringing in an athlete's village.
A sexual assault investigation by Ottawa police has resulted in more than 20 charges being laid against one of the force's officers and the possibility of more to come, investigators said Wednesday.
On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.
An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.
Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.
Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.
Conservatives continued their crusade against the government's so-called 'common sense' firearms legislation Wednesday, tabling an e-petition signed by tens of thousands of Canadians who are calling on the government to abandon Bill C-71.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s offer to decommission a plant that makes fissile material for nuclear weapons—if the U.S. agrees to unspecified concessions—puts the focus on how Washington responds.
An editor at the New York Review of Books has parted ways with the prestigious literary publication amid controversy over his decision to publish a personal essay by disgraced former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.
The mother of a baby who died at a Vancouver daycare describes the details of what she experienced that day in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court.
Crews are searching for two fishermen missing off the north shore of P.E.I. after their boat capsized in heavy seas and rain.
All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres for the first time since early summer.
Designers are pulling our work uniform out of its rut for fall, and remixing it into relaxed new permutations
The photographer opens up about her creative process and her new book.