Chile is among Latin America's most prosperous nations. Some analysts partially attribute the success to a group of economists from Chicago. Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus traveled to Chile earlier this year to explore the lasting legacy of the "Chicago Boys."
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Sean has been working as a documentary, news and narrative editor and videographer for 14 years. As a freelance videographer, he has worked for many local news stations, CNN, Associated Press Television Network and the United Nations, as well as many independent films and documentaries. Sean won an Emmy for photography on a documentary he co-produced on monastic life and has received several other nominations. Outside of news, Sean has worked on lifestyle, entertainment and cultural programming for many networks, including A&E, History Channel, Food Network, E!, ABC and WNET. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theatre from Lehman College of the City University of New York.
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Worldfocus' John Larson has been reporting on Denmark's forward-thinking energy policy in the weeks leading up to the Copenhagen summit. Here, he visits a housing development outside of of Copenhagen where residents use astonishingly little energy.
Last week, we showed you how everyday Danes profit from pioneering wind power. But there's a challenge -- how to store that power when the wind isn't blowing. John Larson reports on how Denmark is searching for answers, including building Europe's first "hydrogen neighborhood" -- homes that are powered and heated with the help of hydrogen fuel cells.
Producer John Larson reports from Copenhagen, Denmark, on how changing lifestyles, taxing energy and subsidizing alternative technologies have reduced the country's dependency on oil and created thousands of new jobs.
Because Ethiopian farmers are fragmented and disorganized, they cannot leverage for higher coffee prices. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on why farmers are deciding to plant corn and khat, a leafy drug that is chewed with stimulating effects somewhere between caffeine and cocaine.
Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal travels to a remote village in the highlands of Ethiopia. He observes a traditional way of life that is virtually cut off from the rest of the world.
Twenty-five years after famine devastated Ethiopia, poverty still mars the country's image. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal explores another side of Ethiopia. He reports on Ethiopia's people, religion, beauty and explores the relics that dot the landscape in the northern part of the country.
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 correspondent Hoda Osman and producer Rebecca Haggerty visited the North African kingdom of Morocco to report on how many Moroccans - including those in the government - are turning to Sufism as a moderating influence to combat religious extremism.
As the world's second largest oil producer, Iran has become a model of stability in the region. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor. Richard O'Regan reports from Tehran.