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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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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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2016-07-13 Barack Obama

After Dallas, where is the 'Black Lives Matter' movement headed?

This week, Barack Obama tells Americans the country is not as divided as it seems, despite last week's series of killings. Also, Chile tries to save its children from unhealthy...

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2016-07-06 space

Brazil scrambles to get ready for Olympics

This week, Brazil is scrambling to get everything ready, with less than a month to go before it hosts the Olympic Games. Also, we head to the US where Tesla Motors faces...

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2016-06-29 Panama

Panama: Triple X canal for giant cargos

This week, we take a look at the Panama Canal’s makeover: It's now wider, deeper and once again fit to carry the world's biggest ships. Also, one in five Puerto Ricans risk...

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2016-06-22 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Political war and deepening economic chaos

This week, more than one million Venezuelans sign a petition to try to bring down President Maduro. Next, Bolivia is fighting back against a new anti-drug law from the US. The...

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