A couple watches boats pass the docks in Manaus, a city on the Amazon River. Pop-up restaurants like this line the docks to dish homemade Brazilian fare to ship travelers and crews.
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A Colombian chef turned social entrepreneur, Leonor Espinosa has made it her mission to revive traditional agriculture, ancestral foodways and culinary know-how among rural, mainly indigenous and Afro-Colombian people.
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The reflection of Brazil's National Congress stands splintered in the broken glass of a federal building in Brasilia on Thursday, one day after protesters flooded the city's streets in opposition to President Michel Temer.
Pepperpot, a traditional Guyanese Christmas dish, is basically a stew of aromatics and tough meat parts like shanks, trotters and tails that benefit from a long cooking.
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A Filipino chicken vendor in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. Researchers say Pacific island chicken are genetically similar to the variety found in the Philippines, but different from South American chicken.
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Hundreds of thousands of people crowd Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday as Pope Francis celebrates the final Mass of his visit to Brazil. Security lapses, traffic chaos and other logistical snafus marred the visit.