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The Pope Emeritus' New Shoes And The Mexican Man Who Makes Them
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Head Of Mexico's Teachers Union Behind Bars
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Many homes that were rebuilt after the earthquake in 2010 are even more dangerous than the original ones. This three-story home was put up after the quake but is already slated for demolition to make way for an 18-unit housing project. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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What Happened To The Aid Meant To Rebuild Haiti?
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Raul Castro Says New 5-Year Term Will Be His Last
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Could Chavismo Survive In Venezuela Without Hugo Chavez?
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A Struggle For The Identity Of Puerto Rican Music
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A woman holds a sign that reads, "We demand justice after two years," during a Jan. 11 protest outside the government palace in Monterrey denouncing the disappearance of family members in the state of Nuevo Leon. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Mexico's 'Crisis Of Disappearance': Families Seek Answers
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Venezuela's Chavez Returns Home After Cancer Treatment
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A handout picture made available Friday by the Venezuelan Ministry of Communications and Information shows Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his daughters Rosa Virginia (right) and Maria Gabriela reading an edition of Cuban daily Granma, as he recovers from cancer surgery. It was reportedly taken on Thursday. EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Workers at the SAE-A textile plant inside the Caracol Industrial Park in northern Haiti. Backers of the project say it could create 60,000 jobs inside the park. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Will 'Made In Haiti' Factories Improve Life In Haiti?
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Construction continues at the Belo Monte dam complex in the Amazon basin in June 2012 near Altamira, Brazil. Belo Monte will be the world's third-largest hydroelectric project, and will displace up to 20,000 people living near the Xingu River. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Hungry For Energy, Brazil Builds Monster Dams In The Amazon
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Catholics In Ghana, Mexico React To Pope's Resignation
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In a photo from 1999, the Carnival Cruise line Carnival Triumph, foreground, arrives in Miami. Measuring 893 feet in length, the ship has been adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for more than 24 hours, after a fire hit its engines. Andy Newman/AP hide caption

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