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Tunisia's extra-harsh marijuana law

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The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 2)

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The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 1)

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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 : 2012-06-07

Manhunt for Canadian porn actor ends in Berlin

The so-called "Canadian psycho" is caught in Berlin. Porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta was wanted for dismembering a Chinese student and posting his body parts to political parties. Next, Wisconsin's controversial governor Scott Walker makes history by surviving a recall election, in a major boost for the Republican party ahead of the US presidential election in November. Finally, Mexican students unite against presidential frontrunner Enrique Pena Nieto.

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2016-02-10 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential race: Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

This week, the US presidential election heats up as outsiders Trump and Sanders sweep to victory in New Hampshire. Also, with 900 earthquakes in 2015 alone, Oklahoma residents...

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2016-02-03 USA

US presidential election: Iowa's winners and losers

This week, the US race to the White House is officially underway. We take a closer look at the real winners and losers out of Iowa. Also, the Carnival in Rio is in full swing,...

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2016-01-27 Donald Trump

US presidential race: What's at stake in the Iowa caucus

This week, all eyes are on Iowa. The race for the White House heats up as voters get their first chance to cast ballots for a presidential nominee. Next, as the Zika virus...

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2016-01-20 Brazil

Fighting the Zika virus in Brazil

This week, we see how Senegalese scientists are giving a helping hand in the fight against the Zika virus in Brazil. Next, the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan continues,...

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2016-01-13 Barack Obama

Obama gives his final State of the Union address

This week, it was an optimistic US President Barack Obama who gave his seventh and final State of the Union speech. This was one of his last big public chances to get his message...

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