Mexican consulates, like this one in Houston, are helping some unauthorized immigrants from Mexico pay application fees for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. WhisperToMe/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

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Antonio Cavalcante had a candidate for governor successfully barred after proving he had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

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As the mayor of Cali, Colombia, epidemiologist Rodrigo Guerrero (left) meets with the police once a week to review murder statistics. Courtesy of Prensa Alcaldía de Calí hide caption

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Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega celebrates with first lady Rosario Murillo a day before his re-inauguration in 2012. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Savvy And New-Age Speeches, A First Couple Runs Nicaragua

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President Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Di­az Ordaz, with their wives, celebrate the dedication of the Chamizal Monument in Juarez, Mexico, on Oct. 28, 1967. The monument signified the international boundary marker between the two countries, designated in 1964. Yoichi Okam/Courtesy of the LBJ Presidential Library hide caption

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

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Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, the Vatican's ambassador to the Dominican Republic, offers Mass in Santo Domingo in 2009. He has been accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop On Child Abuse Charges

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In the markets of San Salvador, El Salvador, you can have your palm read, you can buy plumbing tools ... and you can purchase abortion pills. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Even When Abortion Is Illegal, The Market May Sell Pills For Abortion

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Alicia Keys attends the 2014 Social Good Summit, a conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world on Sept. 21 in New York City. Taylor Hill/Getty Images hide caption

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Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed In El Salvador After A Stillbirth

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The photographer Sebastiao Salgado, in New York City on Thursday, says we are at a "special moment" — our world now needs to be protected from climate change and other forces. Misha Friedman for NPR hide caption

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Scientist IDs Bodies Of Migrants, Helping Families Find Closure

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Marina Silva, shown here in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, is tied in polls with incumbent President Dilma Rousseff. Silva, the candidate for Brazil's Socialist Party, says if elected next month, she would be "the first social environmentalist president." Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Could Brazil Have The First 'Green' President Of A Major Economy?

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Cars sit in a flooded street in San Jose del Cabo Monday, after Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Ronaldo Schemidt /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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