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Mexico Gets First Independent Gas Station In Over 75 Years

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Obama To Meet Mexican-Canadian Counterparts In Ottawa

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (left) and FARC commander Timoleon Jimenez (right) shake hands as Raul Castro looks on at a signing ceremony of a cease-fire deal in Havana last Thursday. "It is the first time ever that a guerrilla group lays down its arms to submit to a justice system where they are going to be investigated, judged, and condemned and sanctioned," Santos told NPR. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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Colombia's President: Making Peace With Rebels Is 'A Good Investment'

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Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in a lab in Recife, Brazil. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika

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Rio Is Ready, Says CEO In Charge Of 2016 Summer Olympics

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Venezuela's Lack Of Food And Medicine Is Outrageous, Professor Says

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Expanded Panama Canal Debuts At A Difficult Time For International Shipping

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'Brain Drain' As Educated Young People Leave Venezuela

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Running Out Of Food, Medicine And Patience In Venezuela

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As Panama Canal Expands, Many In The Country Feel Left Out Of Its Windfalls

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The Neopanamax cargo ship, Cosco Shipping Panama, approaches the new Agua Clara locks, part of the Panama Canal expansion project, near the port city of Colon, Panama, on Sunday. Arnulfo Franco/AP hide caption

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Spix's macaws (L-R) Felicitas, Frieda, Paula and Paul sit on a branch in their aviary in Germany. The species has not been seen in the wild for 15 years until the recent sighting in Brazil. DPA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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