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Latest update : 2011-01-31

Haiti: radio journalist fights gang violence

January 12 marks the first anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake that left more than 200,000 dead and the country in ruins. But one of the biggest problems is not just lack of food or shelter but the fact there is no rule of law means in many areas. As a result, women are raped with impunity and the gangs are running the show. France 24's Nathan King heads out with a local journalist and activist who's trying to bring about calm to the streets.

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2015-07-29 USA

US gun laws criticised after fresh shootings

This week, we ask if US gun control has failed again as a man with a history of mental health problems is able to buy a gun and use it to kill two people at a US movie theatre.

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2015-07-22 Cuba

Cuba: Fears over rise in tourism

This week, we look at how Cuba's tourist industry is likely to be revolutionised as relations with Washington warm up. But will that revolution benefit or harm the island? Next,...

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2015-07-15 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: Obama to face sceptical Republicans

This week marked the biggest diplomatic victory of the Obama presidency so far. After years of talks, a nuclear deal was signed with Iran. However, Republicans are sharply...

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2015-07-08 Mexico

UN report slams 'generalized' use of torture in Mexico

This week, just days before the Mexican president will be guest of honour at Bastille Day here in France, our correspondents take a closer look at the widespread use of torture...

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2015-07-01 USA

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

This week, the United States and Cuba reached a deal to re-open their mutual embassies in Washington and Havana. It's the next major step forward to thawing 50 years of frozen...

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