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Combatting corruption in Brazil through smart software

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Making a splash: We dive into David Hockney’s body of work

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Fighting terrorism: What can the UN do?

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Is French health care the best in the world?

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Iraqi snipers battle the IS group in Mosul

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Party polizei: German cops expelled for pre-G20 summit debauchery

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Power play? Emmanuel Macron one-ups his prime minister

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South African court bars schools from promoting one religion over another

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Wannacry more: How vulnerable are we to cyberattacks?

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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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2017-06-29 Brazil

Combatting corruption in Brazil through smart software

We head to Brazil for a closer look at the world's first anti-corruption software. It might not be capable of stopping the graft scandals engulfing the country, but it does keep...

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2017-06-22 Uber

Travis Kalanick: Uber boss steps down amid controversy

It's been eight years since Uber came onto the scene and shook things up with its ride-hailing app that matches drivers with passengers. In that time, the company has been hit by...

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2017-06-14 Venezuela

Censorship in Venezuela: Journalists find novel ways to get the news out

In Venezuela, violent protests against the president have been going on for the past two months. The situation is becoming increasingly difficult for journalists there, faced...

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2017-06-07 racism

USA: White supremacists recruiting on campus

In the United States, an NGO accuses white supremacists of stepping up their recruitment efforts on college campuses across the country. It links the phenomenon to the election...

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2017-06-01 Venezuela

Venezuela's ‘Green Cross’: First aiders on the front line

This week start out in Venezuela, where two months of daily protests have left almost 80 people dead and hundreds more injured. With the support of firefighters and health...

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