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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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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 : 2016-08-18

Guantanamo Bay: Renewed push to reduce number of detainees

On this week’s show: Can Barack Obama live up to his promise of closing Guantanamo Bay as his time in office draws to a close? We take a look. We also bring you the latest in the case of the New York imam who was shot dead in broad daylight - a suspect is now under arrest. Finally: While the world’s sports stars fight to get onto the Olympic podium in Rio, thousands of people are dedicating sweat, blood and tears to ensure a smooth running of the games. We take you behind the scenes.

By Catherine NICHOLSON , Joanna COCKERELL , Natacha MILLERET , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2018-08-16 Jeanne LAVENANT

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 Jeanne LAVENANT

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 Jeanne LAVENANT

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 Camille FEVRIER

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 Jeanne LAVENANT

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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