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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 : 2017-06-02

Venezuela's ‘Green Cross’: First aiders on the front line

This week start out in Venezuela, where two months of daily protests have left almost 80 people dead and hundreds more injured. With the support of firefighters and health professionals, a group of young medical students have set up a medical body to treat those who have been injured in the clashes with police. Our correspondents on the ground have more.

Then, we take a look at the extraordinary life of a soldier, spy, drug trafficker and dictator: Panama's Manuel Noriega who died this week aged 83.

Finally, we meet the last remaining members of Cuban Punk Rock community Los Frikis. The Frikis deliberately infected themselves with the HIV virus in a bid to get state-provided food and lodging.

By Genie GODULA , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL

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2017-12-13 Mexico

Climate change: Half of Mexico's coffee plantations have disappeared

Two years after a global climate deal was struck in Paris, we are still no closer to limiting global warming to under two degrees Celsius. And the effects of an increasingly hot...

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2017-12-07 Donald Trump

US universities experiencing massive drop in foreign students

Decisions made by US President Donald Trump’s administration are having an effect on the number of foreign students coming to America to study. A new report says dozens of...

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2017-11-29 Argentina

Mexican Xolos: Bald is beautiful!

The new Disney movie “Coco” pays tribute to Mexican culture with its vibrant music and “Day of the Dead” festivities. It also celebrates the country's national dogs, those...

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2017-11-22 USA

Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

Charles Manson, one of the most notorious criminals in America, died this week. He was the mastermind behind the 1960s Hollywood murders that killed seven people, including...

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2017-11-15 indigenous peoples

The Mapuche of Chile: Fighting for their territorial rights

Chile is holding presidential and legislative elections on Sunday November 19. Based in the south of the country, the indigenous Mapuche - literally "people of the land" - have...

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