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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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2016-06-29 Panama

Panama: Triple X canal for giant cargos

This week, we take a look at the Panama Canal’s makeover: It's now wider, deeper and once again fit to carry the world's biggest ships. Also, one in five Puerto Ricans risk...

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2016-06-22 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Political war and deepening economic chaos

This week, more than one million Venezuelans sign a petition to try to bring down President Maduro. Next, Bolivia is fighting back against a new anti-drug law from the US. The...

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2016-06-15 Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Orlando nightclub shooting: A country in shock

We bring you a special programme on the terrorist attack on a gay nightclub that left 49 people dead in Orlando, Florida. It was the deadliest mass shooting the US has ever seen....

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2016-06-08 USA

US primaries: A user's guide to the delegate system

After a wave of new victories in the US primaries, Hillary Clinton is now poised to make history as the first US female presidential nominee. Also on the show, Peru is counting...

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2016-06-01 Peru

Peru elections: Leading candidate Keiko Fujimori's strategy

This week, Peru gears up for its presidential vote but protests are growing against the candidate leading the race. Her name is Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of the country's...

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