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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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