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    • U.S. Closes Major Crossing as Caravan Migrants Mass at Border in Mexico

    • By: Joshua Partlow, Sarah Kinosian
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    TIJUANA, Mexico — U.S. authorities closed off the busiest port of entry along the U.S. border with Mexico on Sunday and fired tear gas at members of a Central American migrant caravan who had rushed the fencing that separates the countries.

    "U.S. Closes Major Crossing as Caravan Migrants Mass at Border in Mexico" is from the November 26, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Kinosian and Joshua Partlow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Caravan of More Than 1,000 Migrants Moves North, Triggering Outrage from Trump

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala — A caravan of Honduran migrants bound for the United States streamed across Guatemala’s southern border on Monday night and quickly drew a rebuke from President Trump, who threatened to withdraw all aid to Honduras unless it somehow recalled its citizens.

    "Caravan of More Than 1,000 Migrants Moves North, Triggering Outrage from Trump" is from the October 16, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • As Zika Virus Spreads, El Salvador Asks Women Not to Get Pregnant until 2018

    • By: Joshua Partlow
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "As Zika Virus Spreads, El Salvador Asks Women Not to Get Pregnant until 2018" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • In Fight With Trump, Mexico Has Plenty of Ways to Punch Back

    • By: Joshua Partlow, David Agren
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    That is the question that has preoccupied politicians and business leaders here since President Trump won the election and began pursuing his agenda to impose tariffs on goods made in Mexico and to build a wall across the border.

    "In Fight With Trump, Mexico Has Plenty of Ways to Punch Back" is from the January 28, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Joshua Partlow and David Agren  and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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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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    • 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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