Mexican-born Hubertus Von Hohenlohe, a German prince, plans to ski in style for the Winter Olympics. Courtesy of Alex Jorio hide caption

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Brazilian slave laborers stop their work to listen to a Labor Ministry inspector explain their legal rights, on the Bom Jesus farm in the Amazon basin in 2003. Rickey Rogers/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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The Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas, is more dangerous than it looks because of swift currents and Border Patrol surveillance. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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Civilian militia members stand guard in the town of Nueva Italia on Monday. Since a government crackdown last weekend, militia groups say they have laid down their weapons against drug traffickers. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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