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Outgoing Uruguay President Jose Mujica's face illustrates a T-shirt supporting his new law legalizing marijuana. Uruguay's citizens are voting for Mujica's replacement on Sunday, and the expected winner is a candidate from his party. Matilde Campodonico/AP hide caption

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Uruguay Tries To Tame A 'Monster' Called Cannabis

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Two years ago, Honduran Wilson Castro was one of countless migrants trying to make his way to the United States. He decided to stay in Mexico instead and help Adrian Rodriguez Garcia feed other migrants traveling through by train. The two men were murdered recently in Huehuetoca, Mexico. Carrie Kahn hide caption

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Two Men's Efforts To Help Migrants In Mexico End In Their Murders

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Argentines March On Presidential Palace To Protest Inflation

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A woman waits for customers at a street market where she sells shoes in Sao Paulo. Brazil and other Latin American economies have prospered by selling commodities and low-tech goods. But now many economies are struggling, and some point to the region's lack of high-tech and other cutting-edge industries. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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Still Few Answers In Killing Of 43 Students In Mexico

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Violence Breaks Out At Protest For Missing Mexican Students

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Corruption Scandal Engulfs Brazil's State Oil Company

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Pew Report Indicates Illegal Immigration Is Leveling Off

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To Quell Controversy, Mexico's First Lady Will Sell Mansion

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After Fighting Crime, Ex-Guatemala Attorney General Moves To U.S.

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"Parents enroll their kids here because of our child-friendly toilets," says Eunice, the co-founder of a Kenyan school with latrines designed specially for kids. Frederic Courbet/WSUP/Panos hide caption

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Women who underwent sterilization surgery at a government-run camp were hospitalized in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh after 13 patients died following the procedure. Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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