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In Colombia, Starbucks To Take On Juan Valdez

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Venezuelan Joggers Find Safety In Numbers

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Thursday

Colombian army soldiers patrol the Loma de Cristo—bal neighborhood after warring gangs forced dozens of families to flee. Medellin used to be the most dangerous city in the world but officials embarked on innovative projects designed to make life better in tough neighborhoods. Paul Smith for NPR hide caption

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Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

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Sunday

Isabel Narvaez, in El Placer, says she is still traumatized by the rape she suffered. The small hamlet in Colombia is just one place where women were victims of violent crimes during the civil conflict. Paul Smith for NPR hide caption

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Thursday

Years Of Combat Experience, And Just Turning 20

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Friday

Tuesday

Venezuela Deeply Divided After Chavez Death, Recent Election

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Friday

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles protest in the area of Altamira, in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on Monday. Mauricio Valenzuela/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Tuesday

Venezuela's Presidential Election Remains Disputed

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Monday

Chavez Successor Wins Presidential Election

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Saturday

Venezuela's acting president, Nicolas Maduro, speaks during his closing campaign rally in Caracas on Thursday. The hand-picked successor of Hugo Chavez faces opposition candidate Henriques Capriles in snap presidential elections on April 14. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Friday

Wednesday

Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Valencia, Venezuela, on Tuesday. The country's voters go to the polls this weekend to choose a successor to longtime leader Hugo Chavez, who died last month. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelan Candidates Campaign In Chavez's Long Shadow

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Hugo Chavez's Legacy Looms Over Venezuelan Election

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Thursday

Chief Almir of Brazil's Surui tribe attends a press conference with Google representatives in Rio de Janeiro last year. Chief Almir has brought technology to his previously isolated people, who now use smartphones to send photos of illegal logging in the Amazon. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From The Stone Age To The Digital Age In One Big Leap

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Friday

Tuesday

An image of late President Hugo Chavez hangs behind acting President Nicolas Maduro, as he speaks to supporters after registering his candidacy outside the national electoral council in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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In Upcoming Venezuelan Vote, Hugo Chavez Looms Large

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Friday

Thursday

Supporters of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wait in line to see his body lying in state Thursday outside the Military Academy in Caracas, Venezuela. The state funeral will be held Friday. Mauricio Duenas Castaneda/EPA /Landov hide caption

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Wednesday

Tuesday

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks in a televised address in January 2002 at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas. Chavez vowed justice for two men who were shot and killed Jan. 3 at a political rally in a battle between Chavez supporters, opposition marchers and security forces. Miraflores/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's Chavez: An Outsized Personality, A Domineering Figure

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