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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 : 2016-02-25

USA: Barack Obama's bid to close Guantanamo

This week, we head to the United States where Barack Obama has announced a last-ditch plan to shut down Guantanamo prison. Next, authorities in Michigan are baffled as to what made an Uber driver go on a rampage and shoot six people dead. Finally, will the former teen heartthrob finally net the gong that's missing from his awards collection? Leonardo DiCaprio is tipped for an Oscar for his performance in "The Revenant".

By Christopher MOORE , Jeanne LAVENANT , Natacha MILLERET , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2018-08-16 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

This week, we take a closer look at the native communities living in the Americas. From the north to the south, indigenous people still face massive discrimination, land theft...

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2018-08-09 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Legal highs: the pros and cons of legalising cannabis

Call it pot, marijuana, grass or skunk; the way we smoke cannabis is changing. Once confined to hazy student dorm rooms, its use is increasingly out in the open. From complete...

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2018-08-02 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

California wildfires: a struggle to contain deadly blazes

In California, the sixth most destructive fire in state history continues to rage, one of more than a dozen currently burning. The blazes have destroyed more than a thousand...

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2018-07-26 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Nicaragua in crisis: Residents torn between anger and fear

This week in Nicaragua, witnesses say police attacked protesters in the northern city of Jinotega, leaving at least three people dead. Since July 19, President Daniel Ortega has...

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2018-07-19 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin causes outrage in US

This week, Donald Trump rowed back on remarks he made in Helsinki alongside Vladimir Putin after outrage at home. The US president said he "accepted" the conclusion of his...

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