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Bryan Myers, Producer

Bryan Myers has been producing network television news and documentaries for nearly 25 years. Most recently, he was a lead producer for the PBS news magazine program “NOW.” Bryan also worked at ABC News for 19 years, most of them as a producer for Ted Koppel’s “Nightline,” producing a mix of breaking news, feature stories and special series programming. Bryan has received nine Emmy Awards for reports ranging from the environment to Clinton’s presidential victory, and a Peabody award for a special series on the capture of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot. Bryan holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he also served as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economic Reporting.

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Bolivians depend on coca plant despite anti-drug efforts

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Bolivians depend on coca plant despite anti-drug efforts

Bolivian leader Evo Morales recently expelled U.S. drug enforcement agents from the country. Bolivia's Yungas region is one of the world's leading sources of the coca plant -- the key ingredient in the production of cocaine. But many impoverished Bolivians depend on the coca plant for their livelihood.

Posted: May 11, 2009 12:37   Comments: 4
High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

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High in the Bolivian Andes women dish out llama pizza

Worldfocus producer Bryan Myers is currently reporting from Bolivia and writes about one memorable dining experience high in the Bolivian Andes.

Posted: April 7, 2009 09:46   Comments: 4
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
Kidnapping victim recounts disappearance in Tijuana

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Kidnapping victim recounts disappearance in Tijuana

A Tijuana business owner tells the story of how he was kidnapped by organized crime operation. He refuses to be named, pictured or recorded without voice modification.

Posted: March 3, 2009 16:37   Comments: 2
More Mexicans vanish as drug war escalates

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More Mexicans vanish as drug war escalates

In Tijuana, it is common for people simply to vanish. Known as the "disappeared," Mexico's kidnapping victims are often never heard from again -- 97 percent of the country's kidnapping cases go unsolved by police.

Posted: March 3, 2009 14:33   Comments: 6
Gangsters spill blood and spread fear in Tijuana, Mexico

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Gangsters spill blood and spread fear in Tijuana, Mexico

Over the last year, more than 6,000 people have been murdered in Mexico's drug wars, more than 700 of them in Tijuana alone. "El Teo" is a major player in Tijuana's drug war, a larger-than-life figure who has escaped the law and left gruesome corpses in his wake.

Posted: March 2, 2009 12:15   Comments: 5
Brazil emerges as an oil giant

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Brazil emerges as an oil giant

Worldfocus explores the P-51 offshore oil platform near Angra dos Reis, which for many represents not only the future of oil exploration but also the future of Brazil.

Posted: November 25, 2008 19:53   Comments: 3
Brazil Today: Religion, ethanol and roads

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Brazil Today: Religion, ethanol and roads

"Brazil Today" is a series that explores Brazil's spiking conversion to Pentecostalism, its pioneering path toward energy independence and its improving - but expensive - roadways.

Posted: November 7, 2008 23:55   Comments: 4
Catholic Brazilians convert to the Pentecostal church

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Catholic Brazilians convert to the Pentecostal church

From the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro to television screens across the nation, Pentecostals are gaining in numbers and influence in Brazil -- at the expense of the Catholic church.

Posted: November 6, 2008 14:55   Comments: 4

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