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Lights go out in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia goes green (part 1)

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Cinema, a French love affair

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France's River Charente, a rich ecosystem

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Libya: Who's running the country?

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2013-04-04

Francis, a Pope for the poor

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.

By Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Annette YOUNG

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2016-04-27 Brazil

Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

This week, the countdown begins to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, against the backdrop of a presidential impeachment and the worst recession in decades. Also, as the world marks the...

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2016-04-20 Brazil

Brazil embroiled in political and economic crisis

This week, as the Brazilian president inches ever closer to impeachment over her alleged messing with state finances, we take a look at just how badly the country's economy is...

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2016-04-13 Bernie Sanders

US presidential race: Bernie is back in Brooklyn

This week, can Bernie bowl over Brooklyn? That's what the Sanders team is hoping to achieve as they campaign flat out in New York. Also, after a shocking spate of suicide...

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2016-04-07 Peru

Panama, a small country with big secrets

This week, the Panama Papers dropped like a bombshell, causing upheaval across the globe. The leak has already forced the Prime Minister of Iceland to resign and lists dozens of...

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2016-03-30 Dilma Rousseff

Brazil: Political crisis deepens as key party quits ruling coalition

This week, the biggest political party in Brazil walks out of the president's coalition. That makes it even tougher now for Dilma Rousseff to survive mounting pressure to impeach...

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