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



Latest update : 2014-08-21

Ferguson riots: Pressure mounts on Obama

The shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri has unveiled deep-seated racial tensions in the US, and pressure is mounting on President Obama. Next, in northern Mexico, some 20,000 people are still without clean drinking water after a river is contaminated by pollution from a mine. And one of the most beloved theme parks in America is being deserted by its customers. Seaworld is suffering from a documentary that shows the reportedly awful conditions of killer whales in captivity.

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



2016-09-28 Colombia

Mixed reactions to historic Colombia peace deal

This week, a historic peace deal is signed in Colombia, putting an end to one of the longest-running conflicts in the world. The government and FARC rebels have agreed to lay...

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2016-09-21 USA

Who is the key suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings?

This week, the suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings is charged with four offences, including using weapons of mass destruction. Also, the Colombian government and FARC...

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2016-09-15 Hillary Clinton

USA: Can Hillary Clinton win back voters' trust?

This week, Hillary Clinton almost fainted at a 9/11 memorial, but her admission only afterwards that she was suffering from pneumonia has critics once again doubting her honesty....

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2016-09-07 USA

USA: Sioux tribe fights to protect its ancestral land

This week, we head to the US state of North Dakota, where the Sioux tribe is trying to stop a huge oil pipeline - they claim it will desecrate sacred land. We also go to Mexico...

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2016-09-01 Brazil

Dilma Rousseff's fall from grace

This week, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is officially impeached, putting an end to thirteen years of leftist Workers' Party rule. Also, Colombia moves once step closer to a...

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