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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2010-03-26

Healthcare victory for democrats

In this week's show: history in the making in the US, as President Barack Obama a key reform bill of the American health care system into law. Also in this edition: in Venezuela, a satirical website unabashedly takes on Hugo Chavez, despite the rising censorship and intimidation of the media in Venezuela. Meanwhile, in an Amazon village, a programme aims to help farmers give up the cultivation of Coca for narcotics.

Programme prepared by Mathieu Sarfati and Gregory White

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2014-07-09 USA

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