People huddle in front of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, trying to get on the Internet. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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A policeman detains a suspected member of the MS-13 gang at a checkpoint in San Salvador during a ban on public transport imposed by the gangs. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption

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A girl looks away from the body of an assassinated man, who was killed by a gang member in San Salvador. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption

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A worker collects dried coffee beans at a plantation in Pueblo Bello. The remote town, tucked in Colombia's Sierra Nevada, could be one of many where local elections determine the outcome of a possible peace. Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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People watch the waves in a rainstorm at Atlantic Ocean at Carolina Beach, N.C., on Friday. Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably stay at sea instead of joining up with a drenching rainstorm that is bringing severe flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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Everything at the brand new Cultural Center in downtown Buenos Aires is free — from art installations to symphony concerts. "Culture is an investment for this government, not an expense," says Culture Minister Teresa Parodi. Centro Cultural Kirchner hide caption

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Originating in Mexico City, suadero tacos have gone from a food of the poor to a widely adored filling. These tacos are made from a variety of meats, including suadero, a cut from the lower parts of a cow. The meat is cooked in a griddle-like device called a comal. Paulo Vidales/Courtesy of Phaidon hide caption

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The winning IMPCT team poses with former President Bill Clinton and (at far right) Philip Hult, co-chairman, EF Education First. The team members (from left) are Andres Escobar, Juan Diego Prudot, Taylor Scobbie and An-Nung Chen Jonathan Fickies/AP Images for Hult Prize Foundation hide caption

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