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Chimpanzees suffer collateral damage from increased poaching

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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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Latest update : 2012-08-23

US elections: abortion in the spotlight

The US presidential campaign heats up following Republican Todd Akin’s remark that women have natural defences to prevent pregnancy in cases of what he called "legitimate rape". Also in the US, drought in the Midwest causes food prices to soar and forces farmers to sell off their cattle. Finally, while Ecuador has offered political asylum to Julian Assange, some civil rights groups claim the country’s own freedom of speech laws could do with a shake-up.

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2015-06-24 USA

FranceLeaks: Wikileaks claims US spied on Elysée palace

This week, there's outrage in France after WikiLeaks publishes new revelations that the NSA spied on three French presidents. Next, we look at how the Confederate flag is...

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2015-06-17 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential race: A Bush vs Clinton rematch?

This week, the prospect of Bush versus Clinton in 2016 becomes more likely as Jeb Bush officially enters the race for the White House. Also, we head to Central America, where...

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2015-06-10 slavery

USA: New case of police brutality in Texas causes outcry

This week, police brutality in the United States is once again in the spotlight after a violent incident at a teenage pool party in Texas. Next, we meet Jaime Rodriguez, the...

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2015-06-03 tobacco

Record fines for tobacco companies in Quebec

This week, a court in Canada orders big tobacco firms to pay out to smokers who say they were never told about the health risks. Next, we meet the transgender athlete breaking...

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2015-05-28 Mexico

Mexico: New bloodbath linked to drug trafficking

This week, we head to Mexico, where a motorway shootout again throws the spotlight on the country's drugs trade and how it's becoming ever more closely linked to politics. Also,...

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