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A baby-food jar packed with gunpowder and ball bearings found in a field in La Venta, Colombia. Improvised explosive devices such as this were commonly used during the decades-long conflict between the FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Bombs In Baby Food Jars Are Just One Part Of Colombia's Land Mine Problem

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Dr. Eduardo Ibarra checks the blood pressure of Carmen Garcia Lavoy in the Toa Baja area of Puerto Rico. He's been making house calls in the area with nurse Erika Rodriguez. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lingering Power Outage In Puerto Rico Strains Health Care System

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With Whitefish Deal Canceled, What's Next For Puerto Rico's Recovery?

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Puerto Rico Power Authority Calls To Cancel Dubious $300M Grid Contract

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Puerto Rico Still Reeling After Hurricane

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Report Says Ongoing Power Outage In Puerto Rico Is Worst Electricity Failure In U.S. History

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Puerto Ricans Face Challenges Trying To Leave The Island

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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U.S. Slashes Funds For Family Planning In Madagascar

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Irma's Caribbean Destruction Sends Tourists Packing For Other Destinations

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St. Thomas Continues To Deal With Destruction Caused By Hurricane Irma

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St. Thomas Residents Welcome Relief Flights After Irma

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