Men work on the Panama Canal locks near Panama City, on Feb. 21. An acrimonious financial dispute has slowed work on an expansion of the 100-year-old canal that will accommodate larger ships. The work is now expected to be completed next year. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Expanding The Panama Canal: The Problem Is Money, Not Mosquitoes

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Colombian Rebel Group Becomes World's Oldest Guerrilla Army

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The World Cup will come to the Arena de Sao Paola, shown here when it was under construction last fall. Brazil is also making a big push to control the local mosquitoes that can spread dengue fever. Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images hide caption

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Ready, Set, Spray! Brazil Battles Dengue Ahead Of The World Cup

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Expired Food Seized At Some World Cup Hotels

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Tom and Bonnie Lewis were stopped on a trip from Texas to New Hampshire because they were flying along a known drug air route. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After Private Pilots Complain, Customs Rethinks Intercept Policy

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Official World Cup Theme Criticized As Dull

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A Mexico City breast-feeding campaigned used posters featuring topless celebrities. At least "La Barbie," a female boxer (shown here), had her boxing gloves on. Via Latin Times hide caption

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Mexico City's Campaign To Encourage Breast-Feeding Backfires

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Contraband Venezuelan Food Pours Into Colombia's Markets

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As World Cup Looms, Brazilian Cities Paralyzed By Protests

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Obama Wants Guantanamo Closed But His Efforts Are Thwarted

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U.S. Ordered To Turn Over Video Of Force-Feeding At Guantanamo

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A fully formed coffee berry, left, is shown next to a damaged coffee berry due to drought, at a coffee farm in Santo Antonio do Jardim, Brazil on Feb. 6. Paulo Whitaker/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Double Trouble For Coffee: Drought And Disease Send Prices Up

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Bolivia's President Signs To Play Professional Soccer

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