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Worldfocus special edition: slices of life around the globe

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Worldfocus special edition: slices of life around the globe

Watch the full show from Friday, April 2. A special edition on slices of life around the globe: The passion for baseball in Cuba; rodeo in Brazil; indigenous Bolivian women sport bowler hats; glass-making in Hebron; wineries in Lebanon; and, the Czech tradition of mushroom-hunting.

Posted: April 2, 2010 12:55   Comments: 4
Worldfocus special edition on 21st century Africa

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Worldfocus special edition on 21st century Africa

Watch the full show from Thursday, April 1. A special edition on 21st century Africa: Chinese is one of the hottest subjects in Kenyan schools; many upwardly mobile people are realizing the African dream; cell phones have revolutionized African life; and Rwandan students with laptops.

Posted: April 1, 2010 15:45   Comments: 9
Worldfocus special edition on technology

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Worldfocus special edition on technology

Watch the full show from Wednesday, March 31. A special edition on technology around the globe: Estonia loves its e-life; in Singapore, the government wants to implement pay-as-you-drive to unclog the streets; and, from Greece, new hope for the blind thanks to a hand-held device.

Posted: March 31, 2010 16:00   Comments: 2
Special edition on women in the developing world

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Special edition on women in the developing world

Watch the full show from Tuesday, March 30. A special edition on women in the developing world: From the Congo, the story of a wife who yearns for the past; in Liberia, women battle sexual abuse; why women are the majority in Rwanda's parliament; and, an Indian woman helps Untouchables.

Posted: March 30, 2010 15:17   Comments: 11
Worldfocus special edition on deadly diseases

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Worldfocus special edition on deadly diseases

Watch the full show from Monday, March 29. A special edition on deadly diseases: AIDS continues to rage in South Africa; in Thailand, one man fights AIDS complacency; Haiti and the Dominican Republic join together to combat malaria; and, stopping drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Posted: March 29, 2010 14:17   Comments: 3
Worldfocus special edition on renewable energy in Denmark

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Worldfocus special edition on renewable energy in Denmark

Watch the full show from Friday, March 26. A special edition on energy in Denmark: The nation has reduced its dependence on fossil fuels and created jobs; Denmark is a leader in wind power; one community has drastically reduced home energy costs; and, one island is carbon-neutral.

Posted: March 26, 2010 14:10   Comments: 30
Worldfocus special edition on preserving the past

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Worldfocus special edition on preserving the past

Watch the full show from Thursday, March 25. A special edition on preserving the past: Maintaining Roman antiquities has residents worried about the high cost of history; the challenge of building a new subway line in Rome; Greece battles for ancient sculptures; and, an unchanged Ethiopian town.

Posted: March 25, 2010 16:10   Comments: 5
Worldfocus special edition on immigration

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Worldfocus special edition on immigration

Watch the full show from Wednesday, March 24. A special edition on immigration: A look at anti-Muslim sentiment in France; plans to build a new mosque draw a powerful response from the right in Germany; and, as Spanish unemployment rises, some immigrants are scorned.

Posted: March 24, 2010 15:08   Comments: 4
Worldfocus special edition on health care

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Worldfocus special edition on health care

Watch the full show from Tuesday, March 23. A special edition on health care challenges around the world: The battle against cervical cancer in Nicaragua; helping more women survive childbirth in Guatemala; the struggle for basic care in Uganda; and, tuberculosis still takes a heavy toll in India.

Posted: March 23, 2010 15:00   Comments: 5
Worldfocus special edition on the Health of Nations

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Worldfocus special edition on the Health of Nations

Watch the full show from Monday, March 22. The Health of Nations special edition: in Chile, how fast you get treated depends on what ails you; in Brazil, emphasis is on medical care for the poor; Singapore's health care is funded by an unusual savings plan; and, Canada saves on admin costs.

Posted: March 22, 2010 15:25   Comments: 8
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