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Goats and Soda

Mayan Women Accuse Military Officials Of Holding Them As Sex Slaves

After decades of silence, Mayan Indian women come forward with stories of torture and rape during the Guatemalan civil war.

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After Second Escape, Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Recaptured

In Mexico, the world's most wanted Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested yesterday. NPR's Carrie Kahn describes his capture.

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