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For Founders Of Tropicalia, Raucous Music Made A Political Statement
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Countries in Latin America have a range of laws regarding abortion, from completely prohibited to no restrictions. Above: Women in Brazil (at left) demonstrate for abortion rights; a woman at a march in Paraguay (at right) holds a poster reading "If Abortion is Not Wrong, Then Nothing Is Wrong." Christophe Simon and Norberto Duarte/Getty Images hide caption

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Chilean writer and poet Pablo Neruda, after being awarded the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. STF/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Lost Neruda' Can Now Be Found In 'Then Come Back'
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Hear a new song by Empress Of in Alt.Latino's "Ladies Of Spring" mix this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Take Alt.Latino's 'Ladies Of Spring' Mix For A Spin
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Panamanian salsa singer Ruben Blades waves to the crowd before performing during the final round of Tango Salon competition at the 8th Tango Dance World Championship in Buenos Aires on August 30, 2010. MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images) Juan Mabromata /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Blossoming Of Guest DJ Kat Dahlia
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Prague's Franken-Cone Finds A Way To Bring Ice Cream And Doughnuts Together
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Seu Jorge performs onstage during the 2012 Latin Recording Academy Person Of The Year ceremony honoring Caetano Veloso. Eric Jamison/Getty Images hide caption

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Guest DJ Seu Jorge's Musical DNA
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Brazilian Singer Seu Jorge: On Music, Race, And Luck Versus Hard Work
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A 'Mixed' Family Tells What It's Like When One Member Lives In U.S. Illegally
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Valentine's Day in New York: a "love lock" on the Brooklyn Bridge. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Love Stories In Union Square
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In the 1960s, posters gave advice to the public on the risk of a pregnant mother transmitting rubella to the fetus. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hide caption

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