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All Posts Tagged With: "Bijan Rezvani"

Pickaxes break silence of Bolivia’s expansive salt flats

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Pickaxes break silence of Bolivia’s expansive salt flats

Witness the desolate quiet of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni salt flats, sitting on top of one of the world's largest lithium reserves.

Posted: May 15, 2009 12:24   Comments: 0
Morales: U.S. must “restore trust” with Bolivia

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Morales: U.S. must “restore trust” with Bolivia

In an exclusive interview, Bolivian President Evo Morales discusses an assassination plot that targeted him, why he chose to expel U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg and the future of U.S.-Bolivian relations.

Posted: May 14, 2009 12:48   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on urban slums

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Tune in: Online radio show on urban slums

For the first time in history, more people are living in cities rather than in the country. But urbanization has come with a cost -- there has been an explosion of world slums over the past decade. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored urban slums. Listen now.

Posted: May 12, 2009 18:13   Comments: 2
Passing through a drug checkpoint in Bolivia’s mountains

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Passing through a drug checkpoint in Bolivia’s mountains

Along a major highway in the Yungas forest of the eastern Andes, Bolivian troops stop about 500 vehicles per day looking for cocaine and the chemicals that help process it. Families, commercial trucks and busses all make their way through this checkpoint, allowing troops to inspect their vehicles.

Posted: May 11, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0
Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

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Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

Experience a few of the streets and landmarks of Jerusalem's Old City. Surrounded by ancient gates, the Old City is a cultural crossroad with a collection of religious sites.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:59   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

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Tune in: Online radio show on Russia’s population in peril

Facing dual threats of low birth rates and soaring mortality rates, the ethnic Russian population is aging and dying. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored Russia's population decline. Paul Goble, Vladimir Lenskiy and Louisa Vinton joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: May 5, 2009 19:23   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

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Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of the Iraqi economy, from small shoe shops to large oil corporations. Ali Alnaemi, Eric Davis and Robert Looney joined the conversation.

Posted: April 28, 2009 19:24   Comments: 0
Shiite identity sustains Hezbollah power in Lebanon

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Shiite identity sustains Hezbollah power in Lebanon

Worldfocus correspondent Kristen Gillespie interviews a former United Nations advisor in Lebanon and discusses the development of Hezbollah and its place in Shiite Lebanese society.

Posted: April 28, 2009 09:19   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on Sri Lanka’s civil war

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sri Lanka’s civil war

As the Sri Lankan military wages a bloody battle against the rebel Tamil Tigers, civilians are getting caught in the crossfire. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio explores the background to the conflict and what the future holds for Sri Lanka. Rohan Gunaratna, Ambassador Jeffrey Lunstead and Ahilan Kadirgamar join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: April 21, 2009 19:27   Comments: 10
Sri Lanka launches “final” assault against Tamil Tigers

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Sri Lanka launches “final” assault against Tamil Tigers

For more than two decades, the government of Sri Lanka has been fighting a civil war with a rebel group known as the Tamil Tigers. Now, the war may be reaching a climax as the government launches a final assault in the last rebel-held area, after the Tamil Tigers ignored an ultimatum to surrender.

Posted: April 21, 2009 19:16   Comments: 7

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