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Cuban migrants who arrived in northwestern Colombia set out to cross illegally to Panama through the jungle in August 2016. Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Behind Brazil's Operation 'Car Wash' Cleans Up Corruption

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The Forgotten Parsley Massacre Still Plagues Dominican-Haitian Relations

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A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

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Brazil's Olympic Committee chief, Carlos Nuzman, resigned from his post after being arrested on Oct. 5. He's seen here coming to the Brazilian Federal Police building in Rio de Janeiro for questioning on Sept. 5. Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opposition Movement Struggles To Unseat Venezuela's President

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In trying to get people to eat the Pez Diablo, or suckermouth catfish, sustainable fisheries specialist Mike Mitchell says it isn't "a problem of biology or science, but marketing." DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption

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Chip Councell's ancestors began farming on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1690. He says that in today's world, U.S. farmers have to look abroad for markets. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous

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The Sardar Sweet Shop in Varanasi, India, was built around a neem tree considered too holy to cut down. Customers flow in and out, barely noticing the imposing tree. In rural parts, people use the neem tree's leaves to repel insects, the sap for stomach pain and the branches to brush their teeth. As for the candy shop sweets, Diane Cook says they were "fabulous." Diane Cook and Len Jenshel hide caption

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Repairing Puerto Rico's Power Grid Could Top $5 Billion

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A barista at El Injerto coffee shop in Guatemala City pours water into a chemex. Guatemala has long been known for its coffee, but a culture of artisanal coffee has only recently taken root here. Anna-Catherine Brigida hide caption

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Ecuador's President Demonstrates He's His Own Man

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