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Brazil: The battle for undecided voters

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2012-06-21

Proud to be an American

Immigration migrates onto the US presidential election agenda. As Barack Obama vows to help young illegal migrants, we've been to meet some newly-naturalized citizens being wooed by politicians. Next, the Rio+20 conference is on. But as heads of state try to make our lives more sustainable, the host country's accused of being two-faced over building projects in the Amazon.

 

Finally we look at the battle taking place in California between “foodies” and  animal lovers, as the state vows to take foie gras off the menu.

 

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2014-10-22 Brazil

Brazil: The battle for undecided voters

Brazilians are voting for a new president this Sunday. Dilma Rousseff and her pro-business challenger Aecio Neves are focusing on voters who receive welfare benefits, a quarter...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola: Outbreak sparks panic in United States

This week, two American nurses have contracted Ebola after they helped care for a Liberian man with the disease. That's prompted panic across the United States. Next, there's a...

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2014-10-08 Mexico

Mexico: Shock and mourning following mass grave discovery

Authorities in Mexico are under growing pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students. Two gang hitmen have admitted killing 17 of the students after the discovery of a mass...

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2014-10-01 Barack Obama

Narendra Modi's US charm offensive

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a rock star welcome in the United States, with 19,000 people in New York and a meeting with the president. Next, the first round of...

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2014-09-24 climate change

Abuse scandal: American football league under fire after Rice video

The Head of the NFL apologises after domestic abuse scandals hit American football. The League has been accused of ignoring the behaviour of stars like Ray Rice. Also, the UN...

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