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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 : 2014-01-03

The highs and lows of 2013

In our last programme of 2013, we take you back over the past 12 months to look at the news highlights from the Americas region. We also visit Argentina, where a record heat wave has left many people without electricity for almost a fortnight. Finally, don't miss a trip on the carrier recently dubbed the "world's worst airline".

By Laura CELLIER , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL

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2015-07-22 Cuba

Cuba: Fears over rise in tourism

This week, we look at how Cuba's tourist industry is likely to be revolutionised as relations with Washington warm up. But will that revolution benefit or harm the island? Next,...

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2015-07-15 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: Obama to face sceptical Republicans

This week marked the biggest diplomatic victory of the Obama presidency so far. After years of talks, a nuclear deal was signed with Iran. However, Republicans are sharply...

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2015-07-08 Mexico

UN report slams 'generalized' use of torture in Mexico

This week, just days before the Mexican president will be guest of honour at Bastille Day here in France, our correspondents take a closer look at the widespread use of torture...

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2015-07-01 USA

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

This week, the United States and Cuba reached a deal to re-open their mutual embassies in Washington and Havana. It's the next major step forward to thawing 50 years of frozen...

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2015-06-24 USA

FranceLeaks: Wikileaks claims US spied on Elysée palace

This week, there's outrage in France after WikiLeaks publishes new revelations that the NSA spied on three French presidents. Next, we look at how the Confederate flag is...

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