Loved ones express their grief at the burial of Ramon Romero Ramirez in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, January 2013. The 36-year-old died of chronic kidney disease after working in the sugar cane fields for 12 years. Ramirez is part of a steady procession of deaths among cane workers. Ed Kashi/VII hide caption

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Mysterious Kidney Disease Slays Farmworkers In Central America

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Ian Burrell, a rum ambassador from the U.K., samples the liquor at the Miami Rum Festival. Tatu Kaarlas/Courtesy of Miami Rum Festival hide caption

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Rum Renaissance Revives The Spirit's Rough Reputation

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A Postcard From Rio, Where World Cup Readiness Remains Uncertain

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With so much fuel headed elsewhere, the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is now $3.69, compared with $3.53 a month ago, according to AAA. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the "NETmundial Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance", on Wednesday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chile Wildfire Litters Questions In The Ash Of Burned-Out Homes

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An officer from Brazilian Police Special Forces took aim Tuesday during the violent protest that broke out in one of Rio de Janeiro's slums. People there blame police for a young man's death, and say authorities are clamping down too hard in advance of this June's World Cup soccer tournament and the 2016 Summer Olympics, both of which will be held in Brazil. Christophe Simon /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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El NorteƱo says this mural tells the story of a grown man haunted by the bullies from his childhood. Brenda Delgadillo Canett. hide caption

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More Art, Less Tequila In Tijuana On Spring Break

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Bringing Poetry And High Culture To Sao Paulo's Periphery

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Chemist Facundo Fernandez of the Georgia Institute of Technology tested morning-after pills collected from 15 different pharmacies in Lima, Peru. Rob Felt/Georgia Tech hide caption

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Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Immigrants Feel Like Targets As Deportations Increase

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