Dancehall artist Spice came under attack because of the sexually-explicit song Rampin' Shop, a duet with Vybz Kartel. But not all of her songs are so graphic. Spice talks about growing up in Jamaica's ghettos and sings a refrain from her new song about her life story.
Daljit Dhaliwal and Julia Greenberg of AIDS-Free World discuss Jamaica's AIDS epidemic within the context of the Caribbean region, address anti-sodomy laws in Jamaica and around the world and identify the successes and shortcomings Jamaica has experienced in containing the epidemic.
The agenda for this week’s G-20 meeting is full, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but when leaders sit down in Pittsburgh to discuss banking regulation, energy and poverty alleviation, one question will not be on the table -- the question of who should be at the table in the first place.
The G-20 summit is getting under way in Pittsburgh. John Authers of the Financial Times discusses the state of the global economy and what may come from the summit.
Jamaica is a land of deep contradictions, writes producer Micah Fink -- a lush tropical country inhabited by hospitable people, but with violence and hatred lurking close to the surface.
There is no sign of a quick resolution in the standoff between the de facto Honduran government and the deposed Honduran president, Manuel Zelaya. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner and a contributor in Honduras describe the political climate in the country.
In Honduras, supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya again took to the streets on Tuesday night in defiance of a government curfew. Zelaya has been holed up in the Brazilian embassy in Honduras after sneaking back into the country Monday.
Jamaica may be on the verge of losing its battle against the AIDS epidemic because of deeply entrenched anti-gay attitudes and laws. Correspondent Lisa Biagiotti, producer Micah Fink and director of photography Gabrielle Weiss report from the front lines of Jamaica's battle against HIV and AIDS, a war waged in the shadows.