Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt arrives in court Jan. 31 in Guatemala City to stand trial on genocide charges. On Tuesday, the prosecution will present its case in the trial. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Leonel Fernandez, the president of the Dominican Republic, sign an agreement in 2010. The Dominican Republic gets about 40,000 barrels of oil a day from Venezuela. Manuel Diaz/AP hide caption

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A woman holds a sign that reads, "We demand justice after two years," during a Jan. 11 protest outside the government palace in Monterrey denouncing the disappearance of family members in the state of Nuevo Leon. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Armando Tenorio at his home in Mexico last December. Tenorio spends most of the year working on a blueberry farm in Canada, on a temporary work permit, to support his family in Mexico. Dominic Bracco II/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Masked and armed men guard a roadblock near the town of Ayutla, Mexico, on Jan. 18. Hundreds of men in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have taken up arms to defend their villages against drug gangs. Dario Lopez-Mills/AP hide caption

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These weapons, in the Iztapalapa neighborhood of Mexico City, were handed over by their owners during a government program that accepts weapons in exchange for bicycles, computers, tablets or money. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Mexico's new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, has made big promises in a country with a mixed record. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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County Sheriff Lee Baca faces what may be the toughest fight of his 14-year political career. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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A city worker sells eggs as people line up outside the truck in Mexico City on Aug. 24. The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage that has caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on Earth. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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Police surround the apartment of James Holmes, the suspect in the Colorado theater shooting, on Friday in Aurora, Colo. Chris Schneider/Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks past a campaign sign for Enrique Pena Nieto, of the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party. Mexicans vote for their next president on Sunday. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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