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Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, celebrates at the end of the World Cup group C soccer match between Argentina and Mexico, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, on Saturday. Argentina won 2-0. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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The Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume "limited" energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions that have dramatically curtailed oil and gas profits that have flowed to President Nicolás Maduro's government. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Fans arrive to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 28, 2014. Pedro Vilela/Getty Images hide caption

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Why some Brazilians won't be wearing their national soccer colors for the World Cup

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Thousands of fans have showed up across the U.S., Spain and Latin America to see legendary singer Joan Manuel Serrat on his farewell tour. Tania Victoria/Secretary of Culture of Mexico City hide caption

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Brazil's president-elect renews calls to crack down on deforestation in the Amazon

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A police officer kicks a burning tire out of the way, in front of the Canadian embassy as demonstrators protest to reject an international military force requested by the government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on October 24, 2022. RICHARD PIERRIN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Haiti Is In Turmoil — But Is International Intervention The Right Solution?

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The José Antonio Anzoátegui industrial park for crude oil and petrochemicals in Anzoátegui state, Venezuela, on March 17. DPA / Picture Alliance / Getty Images hide caption

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a news conference at Alvorada Palace in Brasília, Brazil, on Tuesday. Bolsonaro vowed to follow the constitution in his first speech after narrowly losing Sunday's runoff election to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, but didn't formally concede. Arthur Menescal/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's Bolsonaro avoids conceding defeat, but begins transition to winner Lula

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva speaks after winning the presidential runoff election in São Paulo on Sunday. Nelson Almeida/AFP / Getty Images hide caption

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Cargo ships loaded with grain in the anchorage area of the southern entrance to the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul on Monday. Ships left Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Russia's decision to pull out from a landmark deal designed to ease a global food crisis. Ozan Kose/AFP / Getty Images hide caption

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An intense global scramble is on to keep Ukraine grain deal alive, as Russia pulls out

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An electoral worker installs an electronic voting machine at a polling station in preparation for the presidential run-off election, in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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A scene from "Entremeses Cervantinos," three one-act plays written by Miguel de Cervantes, at Plaza San Roque, Guanajuato, Mexico. Germán Romero, courtesy of Cervantino International Festival hide caption

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Festival Cervantino, Latin America's biggest cultural event, returns with new energy

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Olha Abakumova, an opera singer from western Ukraine, came to the U.S. with her daughter. (Her husband was not able to migrate.) Olha brought her most treasured sheet music for Ukrainian arias. "They connect me with my motherland, culture and my roots," she says. "When I'm singing, I see pictures in front of my eyes," she says. "The words and music move through me and take me back to Ukraine." Jodi Hilton for NPR hide caption

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