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Claudia Sheimbaum celebrating during her speech in Mexico City on June 3, 2024. Israel Fuguemann for NPR hide caption

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Mexico makes history, electing its first female president

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Supporters of presidential candidate Xóchitl Gálvez shout her name at her campaign rally in Los Reyes la Paz just outside of Mexico City, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Mexico's general election is set for June 2. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Davy and Natalie Lloyd were among three missionaries killed in Haiti after being ambushed at the Port-au-Prince, officials with the mission organization said Friday, May 24, 2024. The third victim was Jude Montis, who was the country's director of Missions In Haiti Inc. Brad Searcy Photography/via AP hide caption

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Jimmy Chérizier, a former elite police officer known as Barbecue who now runs a gang federation, speaks during an interview in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, May 11. Odelyn Joseph/NPR hide caption

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Haiti's notorious gang leader, Barbecue, says his forces are ready for a long fight

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People cycle along the street in Afuá, a city in northern Brazil's Pará state, in January. Since 2002, this city on the banks of the Amazon River has been famously off limits to motor vehicles. Stefan Kolumban hide caption

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Indonesia's President-elect Prabowo Subianto (left) speaks to reporters with Vice President-elect Gibran Rakabuming Raka (second left) as they arrive at the plenary session of the General Elections Commission after his main rivals' challenges to his election victory were rejected in Jakarta, April 24. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday, March 29, 2024 Tucson, Arizona —Juan Ciscomani poses for a portrait at his offices in Tucson, Arizona on Friday, March 29, 2024. CREDIT: Ash Ponders for NPR MEArizona— Ash Ponders/Ash Ponders for NPR hide caption

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What Arizona's Mexico-born Republican congressman thinks of the border situation

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Following a rash of political assassinations, Magdalena Rosales campaigns with armed escorts in the city of Celaya in Mexico. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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Presidential candidate Jose Raul Mulino, of the Achieving Goals party, celebrates after winning on the day of the general electing in Panama City, on Sunday. Matias Delacroix/AP hide caption

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Pro-Palestinian students protest outside the Department for Education on March 22 in London. The students called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza and for an end to links between U.K. universities and Israel. Mark Kerrison/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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Campus protests over the war in Gaza have gone international

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Colombia's President Gustavo Petro speaks during a press conference flanked by Colombia's Defense Minister Ivan Velasquez, left, and Colombia's Armed Forces Commander, Gen. Helder Giraldo, at the Narino Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, on Tuesday. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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Colombian President Gustavo Petro (center right) attends an International Workers' Day rally in Bogotá, Colombia, on Wednesday. Jair F. Coll/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view of Colombia's Regadera Reservoir in Usme, near Bogotá, April 16. Colombia's capital of Bogotá imposed water rations due to a severe drought aggravated by the El Ni?o. Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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El Ni?o weather is leading to droughts and power cuts in South America

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Transitional Council members, from left to right; Fritz Alphonse Jean, Laurent Saint-Cyr, Frinel Joseph, Edgard Leblanc Fils, Regine Abraham, Emmanuel Vertilaire, Smith Augustin, Leslie Voltaire and Louis Gerald Gilles, pose for a group photo after a ceremony to name its president and a prime minister in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Odelyn Joseph/AP hide caption

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