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Holding a sign reading "No negotiation with terrorists," Cuba supporters protest in Miami ahead of bilateral talks between the U.S. and Cuba in Washington in April. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Colombian cowboys are known as llaneros, Spanish for plainsmen. Carlos Saavedra hide caption

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South America's traditional cowboys are still at home on the range in Colombia

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Paraguay Attorney General Sandra Quiñonez prays to a Virgin Mary statue at the entrance of her office in Asuncion, Paraguay, after she found out about the killing of Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci on Tuesday. Jorge Saenz/AP hide caption

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President Joe Biden speaks at the virtual Global COVID-19 Summit on Sept. 22, 2021, in Washington, D.C. On May 12, the White House will host the second Global COVID-19 Summit. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators who support abortion rights celebrate outside the Constitutional Court in Bogota, Colombia on February 21. After an 8-hour debate, the court decriminalized abortions during the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. Chepa Beltran/Long Visual Press/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Colombia legalized abortions for the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. A backlash ensued

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An abortion-rights activist wears a mask with text that reads in Spanish "Legal Abortion" during a rally outside Congress as lawmakers debate a bill that would legalize abortion, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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What do you call a flower that flits from bird to bird? Which birds dictate the order of the flock while it flies? Copyright @ 2022 by Paloma Valdivia; used with permission by Enchanted Lion Books hide caption

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British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie, the nation's top government official, was arrested Thursday in Miami on a conspiracy to import cocaine, according to a U.S. criminal complaint. Government of the British Virgin Islands hide caption

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Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Petro speaks during a campaign rally in Medellín, Colombia, on April 7. Petro is polling first ahead of the May 29 election. Edinson Ivan Arroyo Mora/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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He's running to be Colombia's 1st left-wing president. Here's what he plans to do

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Candles and flowers surround an image of Debanhi Escobar during a protest over her disappearance and other similar cases at the Attorney General's office in Mexico City on Friday. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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Masks are just one protective measure for these airline passengers arriving in Shanghai from Paris. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, center, is taken in handcuffs to a waiting aircraft in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Thursday as he is extradited to the United States. Elmer Martinez/AP hide caption

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