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In Colombia, Starbucks To Take On Juan Valdez

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NSA Leaker Sets Sights On South America, But Why Ecuador?

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Some participants run for a mile, while some run for up to six miles. Meridith Kohut for NPR hide caption

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Venezuelan Joggers Find Safety In Numbers

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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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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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In Colombia, A Town Badly Scarred By Wartime Rape

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Years Of Combat Experience, And Just Turning 20

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Architect Of Argentina's 'Dirty War' Dies In Prison

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Venezuela Deeply Divided After Chavez Death, Recent Election

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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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Venezuela's Presidential Election Remains Disputed

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Chavez Successor Wins Presidential Election

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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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Even In Death, Chavez Dominates Venezuelan Election

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Venezuelan TV Messages Shape Election Debate

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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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