A player for Havana's Industriales baseball team winds up to throw a ball during a training session in Havana on Sept. 27. Cuba recently lifted a ban on its athletes' signing contracts to play overseas professionally. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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A metal structure atop the Corinthians Arena is seen after a collapse Wednesday in Sao Paulo. The stadium is slated to host the 2014 World Cup opener. Nelson Antoine/AP hide caption

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Municipal guards with batons chase a mob of thieves that snatched bags and wallets from beachgoers on Arpoador beach, adjacent to Ipanema, in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 20. Marcelo Carnaval/AP hide caption

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A 2010 file photo shows Edgar "El Ponchis" Jimenez Lugo in the city of Cuernavaca, Mexico. The teenage U.S. citizen who acknowledged being a drug-cartel killer has finished his three year juvenile-offender term for homicide, kidnapping and drug and weapons possession. Antonio Sierra/AP hide caption

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The National Party's Juan Orlando Hernandez in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Sunday. With a little less than half the ballots counted, Hernandez had 34 percent of the vote and was leading, but his main rival is also claiming victory. Gustavo Amador/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro greets supporters during a campaign rally in Tegucigalpa last week. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Tractors sit on a sugarcane plantation on the land of a Guarani-kaiowá indigenous community in Brazil. Tatiana Cardeal/Courtesy Oxfam hide caption

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announcing his decision to seek re-election in Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday. Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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