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Ivette Feliciano, Associate Producer, Central and South America

Ivette Feliciano previously worked as an assignment desk editor for WSNS-TV Telemundo Channel 44, covering breaking news stories and local elections in Chicago. As a native Spanish speaker, she has reported on immigration and human rights issues affecting Latino communities. Ivette received the 2001 National Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Literature and Journalism. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Worldfocus Best of 2009

Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Our signature stories delve into issues around the world -- from the long-term effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam and escalating gang violence in Mexico to discrimination against whites in South Africa and Afghan immigrants in Iran. See our best Signature videos of the year.

Posted: December 24, 2009 16:21   Comments: 3
Catholic Church launches blog in Cuba

Q & A

Catholic Church launches blog in Cuba

The Catholic Church in Cuba launched a new website on Monday that aims to provide a virtual forum for the island's faithful. Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano interviews Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas on internet activism in Cuba.

Posted: December 1, 2009 14:27   Comments: 3
The view from abroad on the end of the Berlin Wall

Blogwatch

The view from abroad on the end of the Berlin Wall

Read how the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall played out in some parts of the blogosphere today. Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano translates Cuban and Venezuelan bloggers, and Worldfocus contributing blogger Vadim Nikitn writes about why the Global South feels nostalgic for the former Soviet Union.

Posted: November 9, 2009 12:01   Comments: 0
Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

Signature Video

Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

Correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how the Chilean government has prudently managed its windfall copper profits. Chile is now financing public works projects, creating jobs and doling out cash stipends to the poor.

Posted: October 13, 2009 13:56   Comments: 2
No New York visit for critical Cuban blogger

In the Newsroom

No New York visit for critical Cuban blogger

Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano highlights the story of a Cuban blogger denied access to the U.S. Yoani Sanchez was supposed to travel to New York yesterday to receive Columbia University's Maria Moors Cabot Prize, the oldest international award in journalism.

Posted: October 13, 2009 07:55   Comments: 2
The bowler hat: Born in Britain, perfected by Bolivia

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The bowler hat: Born in Britain, perfected by Bolivia

Worldfocus producer and correspondent Ivette Feliciano explores a fascinating fashion trend in Bolivia -- the bowler hat -- which has roots in Europe.

Posted: October 9, 2009 10:16   Comments: 2
Hoping for interviews with South American leaders

Video Blog

Hoping for interviews with South American leaders

Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano shares a video and blog of her efforts to get two South American presidents as guests on the show.

Posted: September 21, 2009 10:15   Comments: 0
Political cartoonist detained by armed forces in Honduras

Q&A

Political cartoonist detained by armed forces in Honduras

Honduran political cartoonist Allan McDonald, who had published several cartoons in support of ousted leader Manuel Zelaya, was arrested and detained by the Honduran armed forces, who destroyed his materials and cartoons. He joined Worldfocus to describe his experience.

Posted: July 10, 2009 23:29   Comments: 6
“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

In the Newsroom (video)

“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

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.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:53   Comments: 2
Coca fortunes read amid crucifixes and Bolivian war heroes

In the Newsroom

Coca fortunes read amid crucifixes and Bolivian war heroes

Worldfocus correspondent Ivette Feliciano reported on Bolivia’s coca plant cultivation. The coca plant is used to make teas, pastas, shampoos and medicines -- but as she found out, fortune tellers have also found a spiritual use for the leaves.

Posted: June 12, 2009 09:13   Comments: 1
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