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Latest update : 2012-12-20

United States: girls and guns

America mourns as the first tiny coffins are lowered in to the ground following the Newtown school massacre. We look at why gun control is such a controversial issue in the US and why American women are just as likely to own firearms as men. Next, the Mayan people predicted that this week would herald the apocalypse, but in Guatemala people have other things to worry about - we take a look.

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2014-04-16 USA

USA: Boston remembers Marathon bombings

One year after the deadly attack on the city's marathon, Boston residents recall the day sporting triumph turned to terror. Next, Google's internet glasses go on sale to the...

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2014-04-09 USA

Quebec: Crushing defeat for separatist party

This week, the separatist Parti Québécois is left licking its wounds after a disastrous result in provincial elections. Also on the programme, we look at the life and times of...

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2014-04-04 health

Obamacare reform: how it will affect people's lives

This week, after glitches, criticims and an uphill struggle Barack Obama allows himself a note of trimphalism as obamacare is launched with 7 million people now signed up. Then...

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2014-03-27 USA

Argentina: The mother of all scandals

A day of remembrance marred by scandal: we find out what happened to Argentina's efforts to honour the victims of the country’s dirty war. Next, a truce to end violence in El...

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2014-03-19 Venezuela

Venezuela: Shortages, subsidies and unrest

We take a look at the economic factors behind the violent unrest in Venezuela. Legalised pillaging, soaring inflation and a lack of basic goods have now become the norm....

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