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On New Year's Day, Jair Bolsonaro will be sworn in as president of Brazil. He's an admirer of Donald Trump, and his rise to power has created — and reflected — deep divisions among Brazilians. Buda Mendes/Getty Images hide caption

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Jair Bolsonaro, A Polarizing Figure, Prepares To Become Brazil's President

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Journalists Demand Nicaragua Stop Attacking Reporters

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Nicaraguan Government Cracks Down On Dissenters

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Cuba's Mobile Internet Access Is A Big Step, But It's Not Without Flaws

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As Maduro Makes Enemies, Venezuela's Caribbean Allies Remain In His Camp

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For A Boy From Cuba, A Stranger's Crucifix Was A Symbol Of Kindness

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Brazil's Deep Divisions Are Symbolized By Musician's Murder

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Under Bolsonaro, Same-Sex Couples In Brazil Fear They'll Lose The Right To Marry

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Arizona Hiker Fulfills Mexican Girl's Christmas Wish List

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The demand that an Argentine radio show host start hosting programming about gender issues comes against a backdrop of debate about sexism and women's rights in Argentina. In this photo taken in June, pro- and anti-abortion demonstrators are seen outside the Congress building in Buenos Aires. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sorrel, a festive drink made by steeping hibiscus flowers, is the taste of the holidays throughout the Caribbean. It is also a close cousin to the African-American red drink, described as "liquid soul." Andrea Y. Henderson/NPR hide caption

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A Mexican Girl Attached Her Christmas List To A Balloon. An Ariz. Man Found It

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From left: Man Kaur of India celebrates after competing in the 100-meter sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand; an illustration inspired by a list of global poverty thinkers being called a "Sausagefest"; Maryangel Garcia Ramos, 32, a disability activist from Mexico. From left: Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty Images; Hanna Barczyk for NPR; and Antonio Escobar hide caption

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Central American migrants, hoping to ask for asylum in the United States, are being relocated to a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. Volunteers from San Diego visit the migrants weekly to help with health care. GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Asylum-Seekers Waiting In Mexico, Volunteers Offer Medical Help

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