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    • Migrant Caravan That Stirred Trump Outrage Seeks to End Journey in Mexico City

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico — A caravan of Central American migrants intends to move north and end its journey in Mexico City, leaving anyone seeking to reach the U.S. border on their own, organizers said Wednesday.

    "Migrant Caravan That Stirred Trump Outrage Seeks to End Journey in Mexico City" is from the April 04, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • While Trump Bashes NAFTA, It's Americanizing Mexico

    • By: Joshua Partlow and David Agren
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Two decades after the North American Free Trade Agreement opened the consumer floodgates here, Mexicans have become accustomed to such luxurious shopping centers, where you can browse Williams Sonoma crockery, try on Steve Madden shoes, eat at Olive Garden, take your kids to Chuck E. Cheese’s, and watch “War for the Planet of the Apes” on the big screen.

    "While Trump Bashes NAFTA, It's Americanizing Mexico" is from the August 28, 2017 The Americas section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and David Agren and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Kingdom of Their Own

    • The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster
    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
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    The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former Kabul bureau chief for The Washington Post.

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    • Very good explanation into Afghanistan

    • By Daniel Sanchez on 12-15-17

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    • López Obrador, a Leftist, Wins Sweeping Mandate in Mexican Presidential Election

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Kevin Sieff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    As votes were tallied Monday following a historic election, Andrés Manuel López Obrador appeared close to gaining control of Congress as well as the presidency — a resounding mandate for the country’s first leftist leader in decades.

    "López Obrador, a Leftist, Wins Sweeping Mandate in Mexican Presidential Election" is from the July 02, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Kevin Sieff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Guatemala and Honduras Sided With Trump on Jerusalem. Here’s Why.

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Amid the roar of condemnation over the Trump administration’s stance on Jerusalem, there were bleats of support from far-flung corners of the world.

    "Guatemala and Honduras Sided With Trump on Jerusalem. Here’s Why." is from the December 28, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Venezuelans Are Storming Supermarkets and Attacking Trucks as Food Supplies Dwindle

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Mariana Zuñiga
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Venezuelans Are Storming Supermarkets and Attacking Trucks as Food Supplies Dwindle " is from the June 28, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Mariana Zuñiga and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Fidel May Be Gone, but His Legacy Lives On in Latin America

    • By: Dom Phillips, Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In every lonely jungle hideout where guerrillas in olive-drab plotted their fight, Castro kept them company. In every country where revolutionaries and communists dreamed of creating a workers’ paradise, Castro was a guiding light.

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    • Mexican Authorities Recapture Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo,' the Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Elahe Izadi
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Mexican Authorities Recapture Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo,' the Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Elahe Izadi and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • How a New Kind of Protest Movement Has Risen in Venezuela

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Rachelle Krygier
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The 17-year-old college freshman has leapt to the forefront of what is known here as “the resistance,” the roving bands of young men and women with makeshift armor and crude weapons who have taken to the streets to battle the government. Nearly every day for the past two months they have clashed with soldiers and police, leaving at least 63 dead and more than 1,000 people wounded across the country, the vast majority of them protesters.

    "How a New Kind of Protest Movement Has Risen in Venezuela" is from the June 03, 2017 The Americas section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Rachelle Krygier and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Mexican Populist Rises to Face Trump’s America

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The outrage in Mexico over Trump’s proposals has elevated a longtime politician who has unnerved the country’s business community with his nationalist views and leftist rhetoric.

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    • In Mexico, the Price of America's Hunger for Heroin

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    In this skittish town on Mexico’s heroin highway, civilians with rusty shotguns shake down passing cars for contributions to the public defense. The police were disbanded years ago. The mayor recently got a death threat and fled in the governor’s helicopter.

    "In Mexico, the Price of America's Hunger for Heroin" is from the May 30, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In Venezuela, Prisoners Say Abuse Is so Bad They Are Forced to Eat Pasta Mixed With Excrement

    • By: Rachelle Krygier, Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The headquarters of the Venezuelan intelligence service is a vast pyramid-shaped edifice known as the Helicoide, a former shopping mall which now functions as an interrogation pen for political prisoners and protesters.

    "In Venezuela, Prisoners Say Abuse Is so Bad They Are Forced to Eat Pasta Mixed With Excrement" is from the June 24, 2017 The Americas section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachelle Krygier and Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Colombia’s Congress Approves Historic Peace Deal With FARC Rebels

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Nick Miroff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Colombia’s congress approved a historic peace deal with the country’s largest rebel group on Wednesday night, raising hopes that Latin America’s longest war was finally ending.

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    • Crisis Deepens in Haiti in Aftermath of Hurricane

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    As the creek behind Hermosante Fedna’s home crested its banks and lapped at her walls, she waited, afraid the hurricane winds outside posed the greater danger.

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    • Mexicans See Models of Trump's 'Impenetrable' Wall, and They're Not Impressed

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The prototypes of the Trump border wall are taking shape this month in a sunbaked swath of scrubland abutting a run-down neighborhood of Tijuana, Mexico. Lined up next to each other, the 30-foot-tall concrete and steel sample barriers — some with extra-stout reinforced bases, others topped with metal spikes — certainly look ominous.

    "Mexicans See Models of Trump's 'Impenetrable' Wall, and They're Not Impressed" is from the October 18, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Death Toll in Mexico Earthquake Rises as Citizens Frantically Look for the Missing

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Digging through the night and into the morning, rescue workers and residents searched frantically Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that turned high-rise buildings into piles of rubble and collapsed a school attended by hundreds of children.

    "Death Toll in Mexico Earthquake Rises as Citizens Frantically Look for the Missing" is from the September 20, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘We’re Left With Nothing’: Mexicans in Quake Zone Wonder How to Begin Rebuilding

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The 8.2-magnitude earthquake on Thursday night laid waste to hundreds of buildings in and around this small Oaxacan village, leaving residents effectively homeless as they endure aftershocks while awaiting a rebuilding effort that has barely begun.

    "‘We’re Left With Nothing’: Mexicans in Quake Zone Wonder How to Begin Rebuilding" is from the September 10, 2017 The Americas section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Mexican President Cancels Visit to Washington as Tensions With Trump Administration Intensify

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday canceled a planned visit to the White House amid outrage in Mexico about President Trump’s efforts to start building a border wall, in what appeared to be one of the most serious rifts in years between Washington and a critical ally.

    "Mexican President Cancels Visit to Washington as Tensions With Trump Administration Intensify" is from the January 26, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Policies Strain the Ties That Bind a Mexican Village to Small-Town Illinois

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Kari Lydersen
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    For decades, the defining aspiration in this town tucked in the hills two hours southwest of Mexico City has been to leave for the United States, particularly for Waukegan, Ill., a suburb north of Chicago. About 6,000 people from Tonatico live in Waukegan, about half as many people as remain in their home town.

    "Trump Policies Strain the Ties That Bind a Mexican Village to Small-Town Illinois" is from the February 04, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Kari Lydersen and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Mexicans Make It Clear Once Again How They Feel About Paying for Trump’s ‘Great Wall’

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    With a few taps of his thumbs, President-elect Donald Trump again planted himself atop the news pages in Mexico.

    "Mexicans Make It Clear Once Again How They Feel About Paying for Trump’s ‘Great Wall’" is from the January 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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