Latin Americans are celebrating the historic election of the first pontiff from the region, especially those from Pope Francis' hometown of Buenos Aires - our correspondent reports. Next, we look at how the Panama Canal, merely the width of the River Seine in Paris, is being enlarged in order to allow supertankers through. Finally, we discover how social media has shone the spotlight on a rape case that has gripped and shocked the United States.
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This week, US President Barack Obama prepares to announce an executive order on immigration. We head to Colorado to investigate how much some states rely on undocumented workers.
2014-11-13 Osama bin Laden
This week, the man who says he fired the final shots that killed Osama bin Laden has stepped out of the shadows. We bring you more on that former US Navy Seal's first ever...
The Republican party has swept the midterm elections, as expected, leaving a lame duck presidency for Barack Obama's final two years in office.
2014-10-29 Democrats (USA)
The race for the US midterm elections is in the final stretch. We take a closer look at the tight battle for the state of Colorado. Also, one of the main campaign issues is...
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...