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Latest update : 2010-07-08

Mexico: drugs violence domination issue in elections

In the Week in the Americas, Mexico's ruling party takes a hit in regional elections, a result seen as voter discontent with the government's failure to stop the skyrocketing drug violence. As the man considered the main architect of Argentina's Dirty War, Jorge Videla, goes on trial, we meet a woman who was kidnapped as a baby during that troubled era. We finish with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who are pushing for a new type of billionaires' club.

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2014-09-24 climate change

Abuse scandal: American football league under fire after Rice video

The Head of the NFL apologises after domestic abuse scandals hit American football. The League has been accused of ignoring the behaviour of stars like Ray Rice. Also, the UN...

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2014-09-18 Canada

US strategy to combat the Islamic State group

Barack Obama was elected on a promise to get the US out of Iraq. But the rise of the Islamic State Organisation is forcing him to rethink that decision. As the US president heads...

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2014-09-10 corruption

When the American dream becomes a nightmare

Braving an outcry from Latino voters, Barack Obama has delayed immigration reform which could change the lives of millions of undocumented workers in the US. Next, Brazilian...

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2014-09-03 USA

Obama under pressure over Syria strategy

This week, as a second American journalist is beheaded by Islamic militants, Barack Obama comes under increasing pressure to figure out his strategy on Syria and Iraq. Next,...

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2014-08-28 immigration

US journalist Peter Theo Curtis freed in Syria

This week, after 22 months of captivity in Syria, reporter Peter Theo Curtis has returned home to the US. Next, Ferguson, Missouri says its final farewell to Michael Brown....

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