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Race debate overshadows Springbocks' preparation for World Cup

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Photo of Syrian boy continues to cause furor

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China's Might on Parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

China's Might on Parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 1)

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Congolese warlord's trial opens in the Hague

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Guatemala's presidential elections mired by corruption scandals and political turmoil

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David Lagercrantz on taking over Stieg Larsson's Millennium series

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Looking for a European identity (part 2)

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Looking for a European identity (part 1)

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

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2010-12-20

Brazil: green candidate colours election run-off

Surprise in Brazil: the Latin American giant is headed for a run-off round in its presidential election, after Dilma Rousseff failed to garner 50 percent of votes. The US has apologised for a shocking medical study it carried out in Guatemala 60 years ago, in which it deliberately infected soldiers, prisoners, and mental patients with syphilis. And Marilyn Monroe in her own words: we take a look at her private diaries, which have been published for the first time ever.

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2015-09-02 climate change

United States: Obama in Alaska to highlight climate change

This week, Barack Obama made history, becoming the first US president ever to visit the Arctic Circle. His three-day trip to Alaska was aimed at pushing world leaders to take...

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2015-08-26 Hurricanes & storms

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is bustling

This week, we head back to New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region. A decade later, many buildings remain destroyed and some of the displaced have...

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2015-08-19 Brazil

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff's political future at stake

This week, we look at Dilma Rousseff's political future. The Brazilian president insists she won't step down, despite mass protests against her government, marred by corruption...

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2015-08-12 Ferguson

The lasting legacy of the 1965 Watts riots in Los Angeles

This week, the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri coincided with another anniversary in the United States. It's been 50 years since the Watts riots, when Los Angeles was the scene of...

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2015-08-05 Mexico

Mexico: High-risk journalism in Veracruz

This week, we head to Mexico where photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered. He worked in the state of Veracruz, one of the most dangerous places in the world for reporters....

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