AFP Americas News Agenda for March 16

Duty Editor: Veronika Oleksyn

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What's happening in the Americas on Saturday:

+ Sarah Palin speaks to US conservatives

WASHINGTON: Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an annual three-day gathering attracting thousands of right-of-center activists that wraps up Saturday. 1300 GMT. Picture (US-POLITICS-CONSERVATIVES)


AUSTIN, Texas: The annual South by Southwest festival continues, highlighting new technologies, film and music. Picture. Coverage on merit (LIFESTYLE-US-IT-INTERNET-MUSIC-FILM-SXSW)

MONTREAL: Final day of a visit to Canada by French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. Picture. Coverage on merit. (CANADA-FRANCE-POLITICS)