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Tensions Rise At Border As Dominican Republic Begins Deporting Haitians

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Protesters hold a sign Saturday that reads, in Portuguese, "Don't kill our children," in a march against police and gang conflicts that have left residents of the Complexo de Alemao favela in the crossfire. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Rio's Favelas Feel The Peace — And The Pressure — Of Pacification

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The Inca were innovators in agriculture as well as engineering. Terracing like this, on a steep hillside in Peru's Colca Canyon, helped them grow food. Doug McMains/Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian hide caption

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For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle

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Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, the Vatican's ambassador to the Dominican Republic, offers Mass in Santo Domingo on Aug. 3, 2009. The former archbishop and papal ambassador died Friday at the Vatican awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A bus with the Cuban and U.S. flags is seen on a beach in Havana earlier this month. The White House is exploring regulatory changes to provide new opportunities for American citizens and U.S. businesses in Cuba. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Explores Ways To Do Business With Cuba

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Brazilian actor Wagner Moura looks so much like Colombian smuggler Pablo Escobar that Netflix's Narcos uses footage and photos of the real Escobar to heighten the show's realism. Daniel Daza/Netflix hide caption

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A Colombian Kingpin Gets The 'Goodfellas' Treatment In 'Narcos'

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All the talk about immigration in the U.S. presidential campaign has renewed focus on the linguistic question of how to refer to people from Latin America. Here, the flags of Latin American and Caribbean states fly at a regional summit in San Jose, Costa Rica, in January. Arnoldo Robert/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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Zap Racket Helps Brazilians Deal With Mosquitoes

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Almost everyone who owns a home in the city of Petropolis — where the Brazilian royal family once had a summer palace — still pays tax to the descendants of the former rulers. Amadeu Júnior via Flickr hide caption

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For Brazil's 1 Percenters, The Land Stays In The Family Forever

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Global Economy Feels Ripples Of Chinese Stock Market Fall

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Tres hermanas- "Three Sisters", Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, Mexico, 1986. Tony Gleaton/Courtesy The Tony Gleaton Photographic Trust, All Rights Reserved hide caption

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Hurricane Danny is seen in a NOAA image taken by the GOES-East satellite taken at 10:15 ET on Thursday. The storm, now a Category 2, is expected to lose strength over the next day or two. NOAA/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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