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Inside the Americas

Venezuela's Maduro under pressure as second term begins

A new term is starting this week for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. His re-election last year sparked controversy after the opposition boycotted the vote and Western countries condemned it as being neither free nor fair. Maduro is now facing unprecedented pressure at both home and abroad, as hundreds of Venezuelans continue to flee the country every day. We take a closer look.


Also this week, US President Donald Trump used his first-ever Oval Office address to push for his long-promised border wall. Trump blamed criminal gangs and "vast quantities of illegal drugs" for what he said were thousands of deaths.

And gadgets galore are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We check out some of the tastiest ones!

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