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At Least 11 Journalists Killed This Year In Mexico

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Colombia's FARC Rebel Group Announces Plans To Re-Arm 3 Years After Peace Deal

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Colombia's FARC Rebels, in a YouTube video posted Thursday, have accused the government of betrayal and announced that they will take up arms again, breaking a 2016 peace accord. Jacobo Alape via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Hurricane Dorian has now left the Caribbean Sea and is predicted to intensify rapidly as it crosses the Atlantic on the way to Florida's central east coast. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/ GOES-East hide caption

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Hurricane Dorian Expected To Hit Florida Coast With 130 MPH Winds On Labor Day

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How Brazil's Government Views The International Focus On Fires In The Amazon

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Brazil's President Says He Won't Accept $20 Million From G-7 Without An Apology

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G-7 nations pledged millions to help Amazon countries fight wildfires, but Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he's not interested unless he gets an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Brazil Rejects G-7's Offer Of $22 Million To Fight Amazon Fires

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G-7 Leaders Back $20 Million Package To Help Fight Amazon Fires

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Indigenous people protest in defense of the Amazon in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Experts from the country's satellite monitoring agency say most of the fires are set by farmers or ranchers clearing existing farmland, but the same monitoring agency has reported a sharp increase in deforestation this year as well. Bruna Prado/AP hide caption

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A satellite image taken Monday shows Tropical Storm Dorian heading westward toward the Caribbean Sea. The storm could become Hurricane Dorian by late Tuesday, forecasters say. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/GOES-East hide caption

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Laborers in the sugar cane fields of Central America are experiencing a rapid and unexplained form of kidney failure. Above: Harvesting sugar cane in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Whatever Happened To ... The Mysterious Kidney Disease Striking Central America?

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Amazon Rainforest Fires Put A Spotlight On Illegal Land Grabbers

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