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Latest update : 2014-05-08

Panama: Region's fastest-growing economy gets a new president

This week we focus on newly elected President Juan Carlos Varela in Panama. Like many leaders in the region, he has vowed to stamp out inequality. Next, San Francisco residents priced out of town by Google and Facebook take their protest to the law courts. Finally, we find out why Argentina is one of the world's most progressive countries for transgender people.

By Laura CELLIER , Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Charles BOBE

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2014-08-13 racism

USA: Police shooting sparks angry protests

This week, protests in Missouri turn violent as anger over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown runs high. He was shot by the police. Next, Venezuela closes crossings with...

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2014-08-07 water

Cuba: USAID hit by spying scandal

This week, new tensions flare up between the US and Cuba. Havana says a US development agency has been trying to recruit anti-government activists from nearby nations. Also,...

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2014-07-31 WWI centenary

Diplomatic strain for John Kerry

As John Kerry continues his globetrotting, landing this week in India, we focus on the biggest challenge of his term as Secretary of State so far: the Israeli-Palestinian...

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2014-07-23 tobacco

Bolivian children: heading to work aged 10

This week in an unprecedented move, Bolivia has legalised child labour, formally allowing children as young as 10 to work. Meanwhile in the US, the mayor of New York's European...

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2014-07-17 music

Obama's 'regular guy' strategy

This week, Barack Obama gets up close with the voters as he looks to boost the Democrats chances in midterm elections. Also, Bowe Bergdahl rejoins the ranks of the US army after...

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