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Liberia prepares to take full control of its security

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Film show: Cannes re-cap, 'Elle', 'Mr Gaga' and 'Julieta'

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Iraq: The battle to retake Fallujah

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Social unrest in France: A crucial test for the ruling Socialists

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Philippines: Embedded with Islamic guerrillas

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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 : 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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2016-05-18 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: When daily life turns into a nightmare

This week, we focus on the worsening economic crisis in Venezuela with a report from our correspondents in Caracas. We also head to Colombia, where FARC rebels have agreed to...

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2016-05-11 Canada

Canada wildfire: Fort McMurray survives the flames

This week, we head to Canada, where after more than a week of a devastating wildfire, the leader of Alberta province says the town of Fort McMurray has been largely spared. Also,...

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

This week, US billionaire Donald Trump clinches a stunning victory in the Indiana primary vote, forcing his rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race....

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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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