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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 , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Sonia BARITELLO


2018-03-14 USA

Contemplating the wall: Trump inspects prototypes in California

In keeping with a campaign promise, President Trump has been inspecting prototypes for a wall he wants built along the US border with Mexico. His visit to the site saw protests...

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2018-03-07 Colombia

Colombia elections: The FARC's hard road to parliament

In Colombia, elections are fast approaching and for the first time ever, the vote will see members of the ex-guerrilla movement FARC run for Congress. The FARC rebels fought the...

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2018-02-28 National Rifle Association (NRA)

Florida shooting: 'Never Again' movement gains ground as pressure mounts on NRA

Pupils and teachers in Florida have returned to their classrooms at their high school in Parkland, where 17 people lost their lives in a mass shooting on February 14. As students...

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2018-02-21 Donald Trump

Gun control in the US: A glimmer of compromise?

Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of last week's Florida school shooting, has become a symbol. She is just one of many high school students forced into becoming an activist for gun...

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2018-02-14 Mexico

Mexico: Indigenous mobile phone network transforms rural areas

This week we head to Mexico, where a new mobile phone co-op has transformed rural communities without any other network. It's up and running thanks to a legal triumph by...

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