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Archive for June, 2009

Q&A: Ask your questions on Argentina’s farming crisis

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Q&A: Ask your questions on Argentina’s farming crisis

Angry with government restrictions on exports and desperate amid drought and the economic crisis, some farmers in Argentina are running for office in the country's upcoming congressional election. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explored the firestorm over agricultural policy. Cristian Harris, Marcelo Regunaga and Marie Trigona joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: June 11, 2009 20:02   Comments: 0
Disease cripples Chile’s fishing industry, economy

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Disease cripples Chile’s fishing industry, economy

A disease has swept through Chile's fishing industry, disrupting local economies. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses the problems faced by Chile and global aquaculture.

Posted: June 11, 2009 18:43   Comments: 1
Pandemic

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Pandemic

Its official -- the world is experiencing a pandemic for the first time since 1968, the World Health Organization declared on Thursday.

Posted: June 11, 2009 18:03   Comments: 3
Full Show: June 11, 2009

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Full Show: June 11, 2009

Watch the show from Thursday, June 11: Iran's election, the H1N1 virus, a salmon virus in Chile and immigrants in Israel.

Posted: June 11, 2009 16:55   Comments: 0
Iranians choose a side in pivotal presidential election

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Iranians choose a side in pivotal presidential election

Iran is holding a much-anticipated presidential election on Friday in which the current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is being challenged by a more pro-Western reformer. Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace discusses the election and what it may mean for the United States.

Posted: June 11, 2009 16:24   Comments: 3
U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

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U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

North Korea's capture and conviction of two American journalists couldn't have come at a worse time, writes Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge, as the U.S. tries to ensure their safe return while simultaneously pressing North Korea on nuclear containment.

Posted: June 11, 2009 10:42   Comments: 1
Darfuris cry for justice, some African nations oppose Bashir’s arrest

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Darfuris cry for justice, some African nations oppose Bashir’s arrest

Worldfocus contributing blogger Semhar Araia is an African analyst and consultant. He discusses the wishes of Darfuris and the goals of 19 African nations that met in Ethiopia to oppose the indictment of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Posted: June 11, 2009 09:21   Comments: 0
Full Show: June 10, 2009

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Full Show: June 10, 2009

Watch the show from Wednesday, June 10: Violence in Iraq, a tight race in Iran, the economic crisis in Africa and an injured British soldier's new future.

Posted: June 10, 2009 17:33   Comments: 0
Iraq violence prompts questions about U.S. withdrawal

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Iraq violence prompts questions about U.S. withdrawal

A bombing in the Iraqi town of Bathaa on Wednesday was the latest in a series of attacks in recent weeks -- a wave of violence seen by many as an attempt to destabilize Iraq in advance of a drawback of American troops at the end of this month. John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security discusses the security situation.

Posted: June 10, 2009 15:17   Comments: 0
Race heats up ahead of Iran’s presidential election

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Race heats up ahead of Iran’s presidential election

Iran’s presidential election is set for Friday, and the race is heating up between the incumbent, Mahmound Ahmadinejad, and his rivals. Iranian youth are taking to the streets, and bloggers are vigorously discussing the candidates.

Posted: June 10, 2009 13:47   Comments: 0

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