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Breakthrough In Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul and dismantle nuclear sites

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Rapper I-NZ's 'This is Iraq': When music gets political

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Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

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Film show: 'The Sisters Brothers' and 'Leave No Trace'

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IN THE PRESS

Stormy Daniels's X-rated book attacks Trump's presidency - and manhood

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PERSPECTIVE

Polar explorer Sebastian Copeland on the 'urgency' of climate change awareness

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BUSINESS DAILY

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

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EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

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Maduro: Let them eat steak

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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 : 2017-12-15

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 planet can already be seen: in Mexico, more than half of the country's coffee plantations have disappeared. Dheepthika Laurent explains.

But first, Donald Trump's candidate in the Alabama Senate race has lost to a Democrat. Civil rights champion Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore, whose campaign was dogged by claims of sexual misconduct.

And President Trump is also under fire for what Democrats are calling unsavoury insinuations about New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. That's after she called for the president to resign over sexual harassment allegations against him.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Tamara PAVAN , Sonia BARITELLO , Genie GODULA

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2018-09-13 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Lehman Brothers collapse: What went wrong ten years ago?

Ten years ago this week, US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, unleashing a global financial crisis. In this special edition of the show, we focus on that crash, its...

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2018-09-06 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Rio museum fire: Thousands of years of history up in flames

This week, a devastating fire broke out at Brazil's National Museum. Only an estimated 10 percent of its 20 million artefacts have been saved. The blaze has sparked outrage, with...

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2018-08-30 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Bolivia: Pollution plagues Lake Titicaca

Straddling the border between Bolivia and Peru, Lake Titicaca is the size of the French island of Corsica. It's one of the largest and highest bodies of water in the Americas....

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2018-08-23 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Venezuela hit by massive currency devaluation

As Venezuela devalues its currency by 96 percent, President Nicolas Maduro is accused of mismanaging the country's economy. The capital, Caracas, used to be a stronghold for late...

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2018-08-16 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

This week, we take a closer look at the native communities living in the Americas. From the north to the south, indigenous people still face massive discrimination, land theft...

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