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Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

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The River Seine, the lifeblood of the French capital

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Remote learning brings hope to Brazil’s rural poor

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'The Little Prince', from the book to the screen

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Indian execution like a 'Hollywood courtroom drama'

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A new player in Syria's war

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Bangladesh: Secular bloggers live in fear after spate of killings

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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 : 2011-07-14

US debt: Obama tries to avoid bankruptcy

Time is ticking for President Obama, who needs congressional approval to raise the debt limit or the worlds biggest economy risks grinding to a halt. Argentina has declared three days of mourning as beloved folk singer Facundo Cabral is shot dead in Guatemala. And Mexico's police force tries to win over the public with a new TV show as the bloody war on drugs claims yet more lives.

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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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