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Latest update : 2013-04-04

Venezuela gears up for presidential race

We begin with a special report from our team in Caracas as Venezuela wraps up a colourful week of mourning for Hugo Chavez. Next, a tiny group of islands in the South Pacific push tensions between Great Britain and Argentina to breaking point. Finally, we examine Michael Bloomberg's tireless campaign to make the residents of New York healthier.

By Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Laura BAINES

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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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2014-03-05 Venezuela

Maduro: Ruling in Chavez's shadow

One year on from the death of Hugo Chavez, Venezuela is torn. We examine how, for some, Nicolas Maduro is failing to uphold the legacy of Chavismo. Plus, our Washington...

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