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Latest update : 2012-04-16

Obama pushes for higher taxes on the rich

In the US, top earners could face paying more taxes, as Barack Obama pushes for the "Buffet rule" to be implemented. Next, we head to Central America to look at why Honduras has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Finally, we take you to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, where security has been stepped up ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

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2016-04-27 Brazil

Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

This week, the countdown begins to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, against the backdrop of a presidential impeachment and the worst recession in decades. Also, as the world marks the...

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2016-04-20 Brazil

Brazil embroiled in political and economic crisis

This week, as the Brazilian president inches ever closer to impeachment over her alleged messing with state finances, we take a look at just how badly the country's economy is...

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2016-04-13 Bernie Sanders

US presidential race: Bernie is back in Brooklyn

This week, can Bernie bowl over Brooklyn? That's what the Sanders team is hoping to achieve as they campaign flat out in New York. Also, after a shocking spate of suicide...

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2016-04-07 Peru

Panama, a small country with big secrets

This week, the Panama Papers dropped like a bombshell, causing upheaval across the globe. The leak has already forced the Prime Minister of Iceland to resign and lists dozens of...

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2016-03-30 Dilma Rousseff

Brazil: Political crisis deepens as key party quits ruling coalition

This week, the biggest political party in Brazil walks out of the president's coalition. That makes it even tougher now for Dilma Rousseff to survive mounting pressure to impeach...

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