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'830,000 people are dying every year because of unsafe sanitation'

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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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 : 2018-11-09

A rare look inside the US Congress

In Washington, DC, the dust is now settling on Tuesday's midterm elections, regarded as a key referendum on the first two years of the Trump presidency. As the seats of the two chambers are redistributed, Inside the Americas takes you on a tour of the United States Congress, the seat of power. We also find out more about what the elections will change and where this leaves Donald Trump's reform plans.

By Tom BURGES WATSON , Joanna COCKERELL , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Sonia BARITELLO

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2018-11-15 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Michelle Obama: From Chicago's south side to the White House

Former US first lady Michelle Obama has begun a 12-stop arena tour to promote her new book, "Becoming". In the memoir, she reflects on the politics of race, Donald Trump, her...

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2018-11-02 INSIDE THE AMERICAS

US midterms: Democrats hope for blue wave

This week, we take a look at the final campaign push ahead of the US midterm elections. The Democrats' hope of retaking control of the House of Representatives is pinned on...

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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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