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Inside Story Americas

Inside Story Americas

Grounded by Snowden?

We look at the political fallout after the US hunt for Snowden leads to the Bolivian president's plane being diverted.

Inside Story Americas

NSA leaks and US democracy

We ask what recent spying revelations mean for democracy in the United States.

Inside Story Americas

Letters from Guantanamo Bay

As a detainee accuses US military guards of sexual assault, we ask if prison conditions are deteriorating even further.

Inside Story Americas

US abortion battles

We ask if the Republican-controlled state house in Texas has gone too far in its campaign against abortion.

Inside Story Americas

Abu Ghraib: A justice denied

As a court rules that crimes committed by US corporations abroad cannot be tried in the US, what are the implications?

Inside Story Americas

The case of Baby Veronica

Has the US Supreme Court's new ruling undermined a decades-old law aimed at protecting Native American families?

Inside Story Americas

Is the US redefining civil rights?

As the US Supreme Court has handed down major civil rights rulings, we analyse the impact on equality in the US.

Inside Story Americas

Saving the planet?

As Obama has outlined his new climate plan, we ask if he will he be able to fulfill his promise of a greener future.

Inside Story Americas

Snowden's great escape

As the US tries to detain the whistleblower, we look at the diplomatic repercussions of tracking down Edward Snowden.

Inside Story Americas

Will the New Alliance help Africa's poor?

We examine the US-led initiative that hopes to lift 50 million Africans out of poverty and hunger over the next decade.

Inside Story Americas

Talking to the Taliban

As negotiations with the Taliban are set to begin, Afghan President Karzai says he will not take part if US is involved.

Inside Story Americas

Brazil: Protests of discontent

Have poor public services, high prices and corruption pushed the Brazilian public over the edge?