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In this Sept. 1992 file photo, Abimael Guzmán, the founder and leader of the Shining Path guerrilla movement, shouts inside of a jail cell after being captured in Lima, Peru. The Peruvian government reported Saturday that Guzman died after an illness. AP hide caption

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Nicaraguan author Sergio Ramirez in 2017 upon receiving the Cervantes Prize literary award. Prosecutors have ordered Ramirez' arrest along with other opponents of President Daniel Ortega. Alfredo Zuniga/AP hide caption

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Acapulco, Mexico, on Wednesday. After the quake, Mexicans shared videos of bursts of blue lights streaking across the sky. Raul Aguirre/Getty Images hide caption

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A couple walks past a taxi cab that was damaged by falling debris after a strong earthquake in Acapulco, Mexico, on Tuesday. The quake struck southern Mexico near the resort of Acapulco, causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City nearly 200 miles away. Bernardino Hernandez/AP hide caption

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A pedestrian takes a photo of graffiti on a temporary metal barrier set up to protect the perimeter of the Christopher Columbus's statue which was removed last year by authorities on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced on Sunday that the statue will be replaced by a statue honoring Indigenous women. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Mexico's Journalists Speak Truth To Power, And Lose Their Lives For It

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Rev. Jean Eddy Desravines, 61, of Sainte-Agnes Catholic Church near Les Cayes, Haiti, celebrates Mass on Sunday. The church sanctuary was destroyed in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck earlier this month. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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Samantha Power, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, speaks during a joint press conference with Haitian officials at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport, in Port-Au-Prince on Thursday. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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Claudio Rojas, a 55-year-old handyman who was deported from the U.S. in 2019, poses for a photo in his home in Moreno, Argentina, on May 8. His wife, two sons and two grandsons remained in Florida. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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People injured in a car accident, sitting right, wait with others injured during the earthquake for x-rays at the General Hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti, on Wednesday. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Injured people lie in beds outside the Immaculée Conception hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, two days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the country. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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