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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-07-05

Haiti's stolen children: How DNA tests could help reunite families

In the past 30 years, in France alone, 7,000 Haitian children have been adopted by foster parents. Some were victims of traffickers who falsified their files to put them up for adoption. Today, these children are looking for information on their biological parents. Judy is one of them. He was sent to a hospital in the Haitian capital for an infection when he was eight years old. He never saw his family again. Now, thanks to DNA tests, he is hoping to track them down. Our correspondents report.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Rebecca Martin.

By Manon HEURTEL , Sophie PRZYCHODNY

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2018-09-20 Focus

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of...

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2018-09-19 Focus

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still...

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2018-09-18 Focus

Mexico's seaweed invasion: Disaster or opportunity?

This summer, Mexico's Caribbean coast has looked nothing like a dream holiday destination. Dozens of tons of algae have been covering the turquoise waters and soft sandy beaches...

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2018-09-17 Focus

Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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2018-09-14 Focus

A lottery to save French heritage

France is launching a new nationwide lottery to raise funds for the restoration of dilapidated heritage sites. Depending on the work that's needed and the urgency, some sites...

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