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    • The Country with the World’s Worst Homicide Rate Now Grapples with Zika

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Sarah Esther Maslin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "The Country with the World’s Worst Homicide Rate Now Grapples with Zika" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Sarah Esther Maslin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • They Fled Violence in Nicaragua by the Thousands. What Awaits Them in Costa Rica?

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In a tree-shaded downtown plaza, in Central America’s most peaceful nation, few could have predicted the angry mob.

    "They Fled Violence in Nicaragua by the Thousands. What Awaits Them in Costa Rica?" is from the September 02, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In the Wake of Matthew, Haitian Towns Struggle with Cholera

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Cholera cases were breaking out by the dozens across a hurricane-devastated swath of coastal Haiti Sunday, forcing families in isolated villages to carry their ailing relatives out on grueling backcountry hikes to reach understaffed hospitals, where patients were swooning on the floor.

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    • Hurricane Matthew Death Toll Rises above 100 as Haiti Tallies Devastation

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Paul Schemm, Brian Murphy
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The death toll from Hurricane Matthew soared above 100 on Thursday as the scope of the devastation became clearer, officials said, with aid workers finding vast numbers of damaged homes, as well as uprooted palm trees, toppled cellphone towers and downed power lines.

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    • Jared Kushner Proves to Be a Shadow Diplomat on U.S.-Mexico Talks

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The scene in the Oval Office was remarkable: the foreign minister of Mexico — the very country that Donald Trump had turned into a campaign-trail piñata — huddled with now-President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

    "Jared Kushner Proves to Be a Shadow Diplomat on U.S.-Mexico Talks" is from the February 10, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Joshua Partlow and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • How Panama Ended up in the Middle of a Financial Scandal

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Ana Swanson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How Panama Ended up in the Middle of a Financial Scandal" is from the April 09, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Ana Swanson 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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    • Guatemalan President Attempts to Kick out U.N. Anti-Corruption Chief

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales ordered the expulsion of the head of a United Nations-backed anti-corruption group on Sunday morning, attacking an organization whose rigorous investigations have put a former president behind bars and whose attention has now shifted towards alleged campaign finance violations by Morales himself.

    "Guatemalan President Attempts to Kick out U.N. Anti-Corruption Chief" is from the August 27, 2017 The Americas section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • As Olympic Games Open, Brazilians Wonder: 'Are We Capable or Not?'

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Dom Phillips
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "As Olympic Games Open, Brazilians Wonder: 'Are We Capable or Not?'" is from the August 4, 2016 Sports section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and Dom Phillips and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Massive Earthquake Strikes off Mexico Coast, Bringing Death and Tsunami Warnings

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mexico late Thursday, killing at least 32 people and setting off tsunami warnings along the Pacific coast.

    "Massive Earthquake Strikes off Mexico Coast, Bringing Death and Tsunami Warnings" is from the September 08, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Can Mexican Authorities Hold ‘el Chapo’ Now That They Have Him Again

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Can Mexican Authorities Hold ‘el Chapo’ Now That They Have Him Again" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • After Testy Call with Trump over Border Wall, Mexican President Shelves Plan to Visit White House

    • By: Philip Rucker, Joshua Partlow, Nick Miroff
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a testy call between the two leaders ended in an impasse over Trump’s promised border wall, according to U.S. and Mexican officials.

    "After Testy Call with Trump over Border Wall, Mexican President Shelves Plan to Visit White House" is from the February 24, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Joshua Partlow and Nick Miroff 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 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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    • 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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    • 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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