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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2014-06-19

Iraq crisis: Washington weighs military options

The US is once again facing a conflict in Iraq. Washington says it is studying all options, but seems very reluctant to put boots on the ground. Next, the US Supreme Court wants Argentina to pay its bondholders a billion and a half dollars, but President Cristina Kirchner says she won't submit to "extortion". Finally, Honduras is the poorest nation to play in the World Cup. We take a closer look at how armed drug gangs are laying down the law in the sport back home.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Genie GODULA

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

This week, US billionaire Donald Trump clinches a stunning victory in the Indiana primary vote, forcing his rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race....

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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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