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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 10, 2009 19:26   Comments: 1
U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

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U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:18   Comments: 11
Cuban writer praises revolution through poetry

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Cuban writer praises revolution through poetry

Cuban writer Pablo Armando Fernandez shares his thoughts on the Cuban revolution and reads one of his poems.

Posted: March 9, 2009 17:43   Comments: 1
Social, economic change is in the air in post-Fidel Cuba

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Social, economic change is in the air in post-Fidel Cuba

With Raúl Castro now in charge, change is in the air and being talked about openly in Cuba's streets, from young people testing the limits of protest to the government forging new economic partnerships around the globe.

Posted: March 9, 2009 12:49   Comments: 5
Global communities mark International Women’s Day

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Global communities mark International Women’s Day

Sunday marked International Women’s Day, recognizing economic, political and social achievements of women. Amid celebrations worldwide, from Cameroon to Chile, there were also discussions of continuing gender-based violence and inequality.

Posted: March 9, 2009 11:04   Comments: 0
Week in review: Recession, the Middle East and Mexico

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Week in review: Recession, the Middle East and Mexico

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner discuss the week’s top stories: the global recession, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's attempts to revive the Middle East peace process and Mexico's drug war.

Posted: March 6, 2009 11:21   Comments: 26
My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

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My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge was embedded in Afghanistan when Canadian troops arrived in 2002 and writes about Canada's sacrifices in the war there.

Posted: March 6, 2009 10:14   Comments: 1
Q&A: Ask your questions about Mexico’s war on drugs

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Q&A: Ask your questions about Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 5, 2009 18:03   Comments: 1
Tijuana tourism plunges as fear of drug cartels spreads

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Tijuana tourism plunges as fear of drug cartels spreads

In Tijuana, a once-thriving city just across the border from San Diego, the increasingly deadly drug war has touched almost every part of life -- from health care to tourism.

Posted: March 5, 2009 12:50   Comments: 3
Mexico’s narco culture sings praises of drug violence

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Mexico’s narco culture sings praises of drug violence

While many Mexicans are revolted by the drug-related murders, kidnappings and rapes that plague the country, there is also a popular subculture that celebrates this widespread violence.

Posted: March 4, 2009 15:04   Comments: 7

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