Chile has gone further than any other country in privatizing social security, embracing private pension accounts in 1981. But the fund will soon be paying out more than it takes in and is projected to be exhausted by 2036. Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus reports on the health of private social security and new regulation from the Chilean government.
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Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus traveled to Chile, a country with universal health care coverage. However, treatment actually depends on what disease you have and how likely you are to be cured.
Thousands of Brazilian children work on the streets. In this report from Pearl World Youth News, Bruna Santos profiles several children living and working in Brasilia. Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser speaks to her about getting the story.
Google has customized their Maps application to reflect border disputes around the world. While border disputes predate the Internet -- and are unlikely to go away any time soon -- Google has at least managed a temporary diplomatic resolution in cyberspace.
Correspondent and producer Jamilla Trindle reports from Indonesia, where fundamentalists are posing new challenges to the democratically-elected government and to members of minority religious groups.
Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser reacts to the Olympic Committee's announcement. The decision makes Brazil the first South American country to host the Olympics.
Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.