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Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin causes outrage in US

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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 : 2017-08-24

United States: Fearing Trump deportation, Haitians head to Canada

Since the beginning of the summer, an average of 500 Haitians have tried to cross the US-Canadian border every day. Once in Canada, they hope to be eligible for asylum. The exodus from the US comes after President Donald Trump announced plans to end a program that granted them temporary stay in the US following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Our correspondents François Rihouay and Philip Crowther report.

Also on the show: One year since Rio de Janeiro hosted the Olympic Games, we discover a city that is desperate to find a solution to the bloody turf wars overwhelming its favelas.

And finally we report on a victory for pro-choice campaigners in Chili: The country has voted to overturn a complete ban on abortion, meaning there is now a small number of circumstances in which a Chilean women can be granted an abortion.

By Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN , Jeanne LAVENANT , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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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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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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