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Where in the world is Hugo Chavez?

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Where in the world is Hugo Chavez?

Follow Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez as he travels the world. Explore his growing international interests and ties to foreign nations.

Posted: October 14, 2008 17:31   Comments: 1
China positions itself to emerge financially sound

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China positions itself to emerge financially sound

George Ugeux comments on reports that China may take a more prominent role in the world economy's emergence from the financial crisis.

Posted: October 14, 2008 17:24   Comments: 0
Economies salvaged, but likely to shrink

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Economies salvaged, but likely to shrink

Brad Setser, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the historic government response to the international credit crisis.

Posted: October 13, 2008 16:20   Comments: 0
Bush to meet G7 to discuss market turmoil

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Bush to meet G7 to discuss market turmoil

Sharyn O'Halloran, professor of political science at Columbia University, discusses the difficulty of coordinating international banking efforts.

Posted: October 10, 2008 19:53   Comments: 1
Global food prices surge

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Global food prices surge

Worldfocus traveled to Argentina, India, Kenya and Ukraine and reported a four-part video series on rising food prices around the world.

Posted: October 9, 2008 21:26   Comments: 0
Ukraine’s black soil tilled for private investment

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Ukraine’s black soil tilled for private investment

The current food crisis in Ukraine -- known as the breadbasket of Europe -- presents challenges and opportunities for the country.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:52   Comments: 4
Iceland freezes stock market amid crisis

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Iceland freezes stock market amid crisis

Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses Iceland's economy and predicts a global recession for years to come.

Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43   Comments: 0
Torture is rife in Jordanian prisons

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Torture is rife in Jordanian prisons

A Human Rights Watch Report cites rampant and routine torture in Jordan's prisons, but Jordan is not the only country where allegations of prison torture have surfaced.

Posted: October 8, 2008 17:59   Comments: 4
World watches McCain, Obama debate

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World watches McCain, Obama debate

While bloggers react to the U.S. presidential debate, freelance journalist Wafaa Jamil and Peter Ford of The Christian Science Monitor discuss the lack of interest in Palestine and China.

Posted: October 8, 2008 17:50   Comments: 2
EU financial ministers plan to restore confidence

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EU financial ministers plan to restore confidence

Anthony Smallwood, spokesperson for the European Commission, discusses the European financial crisis.

Posted: October 7, 2008 18:38   Comments: 0

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