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A couple watches fireworks exploding over Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Jan. 1. Some 2 million people visit the beach on New Year's Eve. Lifeguards say they usually perform more rescues than any other time of the year. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Brazil Rejects Israel's Ambassador; Israel Threatens Relations Downgrade

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Impeachment Bid Against President Drives Political Turmoil In Brazil

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Rio's Museum Of Tomorrow Is Not Without Controversy

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Maria Mercedes Vittar (from left), Paola Fiorita and Ana Zappella are all unmarried mothers in Buenos Aries who often spend time together. In Argentina and most other Latin American countries, well over half of all babies are now born to unwed mothers. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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All Across Latin America, Unwed Mothers Are Now The Norm

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Health inspectors collect samples of mosquito larvae from standing water in a garden in a middle-class neighborhood in the north of Rio de Janeiro. They are searching for places where the Aedes aegypti mosquito breeds — that's the one that carries Zika virus. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Why Brazil Doesn't Want Women In The Northeast To Become Pregnant

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In Brazil, Rising and Rampant Racism Is Written On The Wall

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Brazil's Congress Considers Impeaching President Dilma Rousseff

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President-Elect Promises A New Future For Argentina

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Argentines Head To Polls To Decide Presidential Run-Off

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Francisco Carlos Fonseca is the manager of Marina Confiança, a resort located on the banks of the Cantareira reservoir system. Behind him is a boat ramp that once led to a lake that he says used to be more than 100 feet deep. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As Brazil's Largest City Struggles With Drought, Residents Are Leaving

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On Eve Of Argentine Election, Polls Lean Right

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