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Spain 'goes nuclear' on Catalonia

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THE INTERVIEW

Civil rights leader Al Sharpton says Trump 'channels' racism

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THE DEBATE

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

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Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto to vote on autonomy

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

France considers tough new laws to crack down on sexual harassment

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ENCORE!

Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

California: When your home is reduced to ashes

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

#balancetonporc: Sexual harassment and gender inequality in France

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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 : 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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2017-10-18 California

California: When your home is reduced to ashes

More than 6,000 buildings have been destroyed by the deadliest wildfires in California's history. Entire neighbourhoods in parts of the state's wine country were reduced to...

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2017-10-11 Mexico

Years of corruption revealed in Mexico's quake aftermath

In Mexico, three weeks after an earthquake left almost 400 people dead, the country is learning painful lessons. During the quake, several buildings that didn't meet seismic...

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2017-10-04 USA

USA: Las Vegas shooting prompts debate on gun laws

As the United States reels from the deadliest mass shooting in recent history, the massacre in Las Vegas has renewed debate on gun laws. Democrats are pushing for expanded...

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2017-09-27 American football

United States: When sport becomes a political football

In America, football players are idols for millions. It's unusual for them to take part in political protests, however. But all that changed when Donald Trump singled out players...

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2017-09-20 Mexico

Mexico hit by another deadly earthquake

Mexico was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake earlier this week – on the day 32 years after another earthquake killed almost 10,000 people there. The latest quake hit just two...

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