Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the U.S. stimulus package and the steady decline of world markets, particularly in Europe.
Archive for February, 2009
A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the scarcity of media coverage of Madagascar's political crisis, relying heavily on citizen journalists and social media networks.
Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge visited the set of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss developments in Iran.
Worldfocus correspondent Benno Schmidt stumbles upon one of several cockfighting matches held every Sunday in the slums of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.
Alison Smith of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation discusses Barack Obama's trip to Canada, which was reportedly alarmed by the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package that Obama signed this week.
Haitian Prime Minister Michèle Pierre-Louis took office in September, succeeding a former prime minister who was ousted amid riots. Pierre-Louis discusses how she and the rest of the government can work to overcome Haitians' distrust.
Charles Armstrong of Columbia University discusses how U.S. Secretary of State Clinton will be received in South Korea, what her agenda will be and policy towards North Korea.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to South Korea as North Korea announces that it is ready for war with South Korea and may be testing a long-range missile.