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Cholita, an Andean bear, was abused in a circus in Peru and is now in a small zoo. An animal welfare group has now received permission to take Cholita to a wildlife sanctuary in Colorado, along with more than 30 former circus lions. Courtesy of Animal Defenders International hide caption

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Cholita, An Abused Bear In Peru, Gets A New Home In Colorado

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In Argentina, Friends, Families Torn Apart By Political Discord

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Cholita, an Andean bespectacled bear, was rescued from a circus in Peru after suffering from abuse. An animal welfare group is now attempting to take Cholita to the U.S. Courtesy of Animal Defenders International hide caption

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After Abuse In A Peruvian Circus, A Bear Awaits A New Home

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Brazilians Stage Massive Protests Against President Dilma Rousseff

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Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (shown here at the 21st International Construction Salon in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday) was elected four months ago. Her administration has been hit hard by economic problems and a massive corruption scandal at the state oil company, Petrobras. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Drumbeat Grows Louder For Impeachment Of Brazil's Rousseff

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Sao Paulo's Drought Pits Water Prospectors Against Wildcatters

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Euthanasia Is Illegal In Chile; Young Patient Wants Right To Die

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Diego Lagomarsino, a computer expert who gave late prosecutor Alberto Nisman the gun that killed him, speaks to reporters during a press conference in Buenos Aires last month. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Minor Characters Take The Stage In Argentina's Real-Life Murder Mystery

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Families Of Slain Brazilian Police Officers Ask For Tougher Penalties

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Tens Of Thousands Mark Argentine Prosecutor's Mysterious Death

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In Argentina, Marchers Mark One Month Since Prosecutor's Death

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Escape The Winter Woes With A Glimpse Of The Rio Shoreline

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Performers from the Beija-Flor samba school parade on a float during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro on March 3, 2014. That year, the Beija-Flor parade was centered on a theme of communication throughout history; this year's theme, underwritten by Equatorial Guinea, is more controversial. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Samba School Outrage Points To Carnival's Murky Financial History

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A demonstrator dressed as a bather protests against the rationing of water, outside the official residence of Sao Paulo's Governor Geraldo Alckmin in Sao Paulo, on Jan. 26. The banner behind him reads, "Planet Water, Dry Lives." Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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A Historic Drought Grips Brazil's Economic Capital

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