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For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence

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Brazil Arrests 10 For Planning Attacks Against Next Month's Rio Olympics

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Brazil Arrests 10 People Accused Of Olympics Terror Plot

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Hugo d'Alessandro is pictured with his mother and grandmother. He was diagnosed with cancer when he was 10 years old. Treatment is difficult in Venezuela; his mother says the drugs he needs aren't always available. Lulu Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters as he walks with his wife Cilia Flores in the capital Caracas on July 5, Venezuela's Independence Day. As the country's crisis has deepened, Maduro has lost support, but the military remains on his side. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Embattled President Loses Support, But Clings To Power

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Venezuelans wait in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, to cross the border with Colombia during a rare 12-hour opening Sunday. Thousands of Venezuelans crossed to buy food and medicine. George Castellanos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Colombia-Venezuela Border: Open To Smugglers, Closed To The Desperate

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People line up to buy goods at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 13. Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's Economic Implosion Exacerbates Inequality

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Women In Venezuela Struggle To Cope Amid Economic Misery

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Venezuela Is In Crisis. Its Economy Is In A Tailspin

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Civil police officers in Rio de Janeiro threaten to go on strike during a June 27 demonstration against the government for arrears in their salary payments. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?

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How Ready Is Brazil For The Summer Olympics?

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People line up outside the Venezuelan National Electoral Council in Caracas, the capital, on Monday. They were confirming their signatures supporting a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro. The country is suffering skyrocketing inflation and chronic shortages of basic goods. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Brazil's Olympic Torch Relay Goes Well Until Jaguar Is Shot And Killed

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Troubles Besetting Olympics Are A Window Into Long-term Crises Facing Brazil

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Cleaners in Rio de Janeiro collect debris from Guanabara Bay that washed up onto the beach last December. The bay, which will host sailing events at the Olympics in August, is heavily polluted. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Olympic Sailors And Fishermen Alike, Rio's Dirty Bay Sets Off Alarms

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