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Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Chispa

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Some broke American alcoholics drink "pink ladies," canned sterno filtered through a piece of bread or an old sock. It can get you drunk, and it can kill you. Cuba's version is called  "chispa de tren," so named for the hallucinations it causes that resemble the sparks made between a train's wheels and the track. Learn how it's made in our Top 5 Latin American drinks post below. Here's what else you might have missed this week.

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