A hilltop view of the 18-foot fence along the U.S.-Mexico border west of Nogales, Ariz. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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A man worships at the synagogue in Bello using a prayer book, the Siddur Birkat Shelomo, in which Spanish, Hebrew and phonetic versions are offered. Paul Smith for NPR hide caption

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Tourists are seen in front of the "Gran Jaguar" Mayan temple at the Tikal archaeological site in Guatemala, where ceremonies will be held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Baktun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era on December 21. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Luis La Rosa, left, and Harry Henry on one of their last days at work on the U.S. Naval Station Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Suzette Laboy/AP hide caption

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Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, center, addresses the nation flanked by Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez, left, and National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday. Efrain Gonzalez/AP hide caption

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John McAfee, in Guatemala City before his detention. Johan Ordonez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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