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Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

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Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

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Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

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FIFA takes home revenue of over €5 billion from World Cup

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Les Bleus 2018: The new 'tsars' of world football

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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 : 2017-08-03

Venezuelan mothers flee to Colombia to give birth

In Venezuela, as the economic and political crisis worsens, a growing number of women is heading to neighbouring Colombia to give birth. They try to flee the shortage of medecine and food back home, as well as violence. This as giving birth in Venezuela has become a matter of life and death. Under-equipped hospitals make the risk of dying whilst giving birth greater.

But first, we take a look at the White House staff's turnover rate. Donald Trump has been shaking up his administration with a series of high-profile staff changes.

And there is a lot of excitement in the US in the lead up to August 21st's solar eclipse. The sun will be completely blocked out for two minutes over a 110 kilometer-wide area, with millions of people expected to look up at the sky.

By Claire PRYDE , Joanna COCKERELL , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2018-07-12 Jeanne LAVENANT

Brett Kavanaugh: US Supreme Court to take another rightward shift

Donald Trump has made his second nomination to the US Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh. He's an appellate judge, serving on the DC Circuit Court since 2006, and a former advisor to...

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2018-07-05 Jeanne LAVENANT

Uber vs yellow cabs: A living nightmare for New York taxi drivers

In just five years, the cost of a yellow cab taxi medallion has fallen by 75%. These metallic licenses are required for taxis to legally pick up fares in New York, but with the...

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2018-06-28 Jeanne LAVENANT

On the road to the US with teen migrants

This week, as a California judge orders families split up at the US-Mexico border to be brought back together within a month, we take a look at the thousands of children who make...

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2018-06-21 Jeanne LAVENANT

Outcry over migrant family separations in US

This week, anger mounted over the Trump administration's zero-tolerance stance on migration. A new policy has seen migrant parents and their children separated at the US-Mexico...

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2018-06-14 Jeanne LAVENANT

World Cup 2018: Panini sticker enthusiasts get their game on in Brazil

In Brazil, adults and children alike are getting stuck into the ultimate retro collectibles. Panini sticker fever is taking over the country as the 2018 World Cup kicks off in...

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