Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Online reactions to Valls being slapped in face in Brittany

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2017: "Donald Trump could be the entrepreneurs' entrepreneur"

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: The blowback against globalisation (part 2)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: UK to leave EU common market (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama, security and surveillance (part 2)

Read more

FOCUS

CAR citizens reluctantly leave makeshift camp

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: My French Film Festival, 'Stalin's Couch' and 'Birth of a Nation'

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

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

Latest update : 2013-06-28

Brazil's squeezed middle classes

In Brazil, nationwide unrest wins concessions from the president but protesters say there's still a long way to go. The world economic forum lists Haiti as the least attractive holiday destination on Earth - we look at efforts to tempt tourists back to the island. Plus, "The King of the Wire" Nik Wallenda stuns the world with his 1400-feet high tightrope walk...without a safety net.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2017-01-12 US politics

US politics: The end of the Obama era

This week, we focus on US President Barack Obama's farewell address from his hometown, Chicago. Obama welled up as he was thanking his wife and First Lady, Michelle, for her...

Read more

2017-01-04 Brazil

Prison break: Brazil to overhaul penal system after bloody riot

This week, we focus on Brazil's penal system after a deadly prison riot. 184 inmates escaped from two jails in Brazil in the wake of the worst prison violence there in 25 years....

Read more

2016-12-29 Cuba

The year 2016 in review: Political crises, economic turmoil and silver linings

From the USA-Cuba rapprochement to Juan Manuel Santos’s Nobel Prize, we take a look back at an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Americas. Then, we head to the US naval base...

Read more

2016-12-21 Venezuela

Economic crisis: Venezuela's currency chaos

This week, we look at how desperate Venezuelans are searching for ways to cope with the currency crisis. This week, the new 500 bolivar note arrived to replace the 100 bolivar...

Read more

2016-12-14 USA

US presidential transition: Why is Rex Tillerson so controversial?

This week, we introduce you to the next US secretary of state: Rex Tillerson. The CEO of oil and gas giant ExxonMobil is said to have a good relationship with Russian President...

Read more