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India's #metoo moment

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THE DEBATE

India's #MeToo moment: why women are now calling out sexual harassment

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Objective 'Zero Hunger' 2030: Lambert Wilson and UN's FAO tell us how

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Bosnians help out as migrants pour in

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Masego: Meet the 'TrapHouseJazz' musician getting 55 million hits on YouTube

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Saudi Arabia and Donald Trump: How deep do business ties run?

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

A pretty picture: Investing in the booming contemporary art market

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BUSINESS DAILY

US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

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IN THE PRESS

'No free press in Arab world': Washington Post publishes Khashoggi's last column

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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 : 2018-05-25

Venezuela hit by sky-high inflation despite large oil reserves

This week saw Nicolas Maduro re-elected as Venezuela's president. Maduro won a second term in spite of the economic crisis crippling the country. It's left Venezuela with the world's highest inflation rates, and plunged 87% of the country's households into poverty. This despite Venezuela holding large reserves one of the world’s most coveted resources: oil.

Also this week, prize-winning US novelist Philip Roth died aged 85. The iconic writer had won virtually every literary honour, including the Pulitzer Prize for his novel "American Pastoral". But Roth was famous for his many other works, including Portnoy's Complaint," and ''The Human Stain".

And we end in Brazil, where football legend Neymar was back in training this week after being sidelined by a foot injury. He spent an hour on the field outside Rio de Janeiro. The Paris Saint-German striker is hoping to give his home country a big boost ahead of next month's World Cup.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Camille FEVRIER , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Genie GODULA

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2018-10-18 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Saudi Arabia and Donald Trump: How deep do business ties run?

This week, as Donald Trump stands by Saudi Arabia, suspicion is growing elsewhere around the world that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been killed by Saudi agents. The...

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2018-10-11 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Elections in Brazil: The rise of the far-right's Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's far-right presidential candidate has vowed to put the country first. This as Jair Bolsonaro prepares to go head-to-head with the left's Fernando Haddad in the run-off on...

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2018-10-05 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Elections in Brazil: A divided nation

This Sunday, Brazilians head to the polls for one of the most divisive votes in their country's history. If former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hadn't ended up behind bars,...

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2018-09-27 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

The US midterm videos that are getting people talking

This week, with the US midterm elections getting closer, we take a look at some of the more surprising campaign advertisements doing the rounds this voting season. That crucial...

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2018-09-20 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

US Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation in turmoil

The woman who's accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault calls for an FBI inquiry into the Supreme Court nominee before she'll testify at the Senate. University professor...

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