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Africa-France summit kicks off in Bamako

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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 : 2012-03-29

United States: the fiery debate over healthcare reform

As the US Supreme Court hears the arguments for and against "Obamacare", we meet those for whom the court's decision could mean the difference between life and death. Next, the pope dons a sombrero in Mexico and tells Cubans that communism is out of date - we look at the highlights of a holy visit to Latin America. Finally, filmmaker James Cameron has travelled to the deepest point on earth. We take a look at what he saw at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

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2017-01-12 US politics

US politics: The end of the Obama era

This week, we focus on US President Barack Obama's farewell address from his hometown, Chicago. Obama welled up as he was thanking his wife and First Lady, Michelle, for her...

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2017-01-04 Brazil

Prison break: Brazil to overhaul penal system after bloody riot

This week, we focus on Brazil's penal system after a deadly prison riot. 184 inmates escaped from two jails in Brazil in the wake of the worst prison violence there in 25 years....

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2016-12-29 Cuba

The year 2016 in review: Political crises, economic turmoil and silver linings

From the USA-Cuba rapprochement to Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel Prize, we take a look back at an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Americas. Then, we head to the US naval base...

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2016-12-21 Venezuela

Economic crisis: Venezuela's currency chaos

This week, we look at how desperate Venezuelans are searching for ways to cope with the currency crisis. This week, the new 500 bolivar note arrived to replace the 100 bolivar...

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2016-12-14 USA

US presidential transition: Why is Rex Tillerson so controversial?

This week, we introduce you to the next US secretary of state: Rex Tillerson. The CEO of oil and gas giant ExxonMobil is said to have a good relationship with Russian President...

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