Fed Decision Sends Brazil's Currency Lower

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Peru's Natural Gas Rush Threatens Native Tribes, Again

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Camila DeSouza, a 17-year-old Brazilian, shops for shoes at a mall in Sunrise, Fla., on July 16, 2012. During their winter, Brazilians flock to the U.S., mainly to shop. Even with the cost of airfare figured in, many products are far cheaper in the U.S. than in Brazil. Charles Trainor Jr. /Miami Herald/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Brazilians Flood To U.S. On Massive Shopping Sprees

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John Kerry Tries To Smooth Things Over With Brazil, Colombia

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The Mare shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the city's densest neighborhoods. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Unease In Sprawling Rio Slum Ahead Of Police 'Pacification'

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After Drug Policies Fail, Uruguay Tries Grand Pot Experiment

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Hundreds of thousands of people crowd Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday as Pope Francis celebrates the final Mass of his visit to Brazil. Security lapses, traffic chaos and other logistical snafus marred the visit. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope's Visit: A Bumpy Test Run For Rio's World Cup, Olympics

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People dance in laser lights in a tent during World Youth Day events in Quinta de Boa Vista park, where religious orders are holding a job fair of sorts to recruit new postulants. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Religious Orders Use Pope's Visit To Recruit Young Postulants

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Pope Draws Crowd For Ceremony On Home Continent

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Pope Francis Urges Young Brazilians To Stay Hopeful

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Roberto Francisco Daniel, widely known as Padre Beto, was excommunicated by the Catholic Church for his views on gay marriage and other hot-button issues. The former priest says the church must adapt to a changing world. Denise Guimaraes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Radical Brazilian Priest Who Was Excommunicated

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Jubilation, Protest Greet Pope Francis In Brazil

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Evangelical Christians pray during the "March for Jesus" in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Nelson Antoine/AP hide caption

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Brazil's Evangelicals A Growing Force In Prayer, Politics

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A helicopter carries VIPs to the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo in 2010. Politicians taking expensive helicopters and government planes have generated controversy in Brazil. Jefferson Bernardes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's Highflying VIPs Face Backlash Over Air Travel

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