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All Posts Tagged With: "Channtal Fleischfresser"

Chile’s privatized social security may risk bankruptcy

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Chile’s privatized social security may risk bankruptcy

Chile has gone further than any other country in privatizing social security, embracing private pension accounts in 1981. But the fund will soon be paying out more than it takes in and is projected to be exhausted by 2036. Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus reports on the health of private social security and new regulation from the Chilean government.

Posted: December 10, 2009 17:33   Comments: 2
Chilean law fast-tracks treatment for common illnesses

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Chilean law fast-tracks treatment for common illnesses

Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus traveled to Chile, a country with universal health care coverage. However, treatment actually depends on what disease you have and how likely you are to be cured.

Posted: December 2, 2009 18:15   Comments: 0
A young journalist tackles Brazil’s social problems

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A young journalist tackles Brazil’s social problems

Thousands of Brazilian children work on the streets. In this report from Pearl World Youth News, Bruna Santos profiles several children living and working in Brasilia. Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser speaks to her about getting the story.

Posted: November 19, 2009 14:20   Comments: 4
For Google Maps, diplomacy trumps geography

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For Google Maps, diplomacy trumps geography

Google has customized their Maps application to reflect border disputes around the world. While border disputes predate the Internet -- and are unlikely to go away any time soon -- Google has at least managed a temporary diplomatic resolution in cyberspace.

Posted: November 3, 2009 12:18   Comments: 2
Religious minority clamors for legal rights in Indonesia

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Religious minority clamors for legal rights in Indonesia

Correspondent and producer Jamilla Trindle reports from Indonesia, where fundamentalists are posing new challenges to the democratically-elected government and to members of minority religious groups.

Posted: October 22, 2009 17:59   Comments: 7
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wins bid to host the 2016 Olympics

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wins bid to host the 2016 Olympics

Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser reacts to the Olympic Committee's announcement. The decision makes Brazil the first South American country to host the Olympics.

Posted: October 2, 2009 10:56   Comments: 3
German expatriates watch election from afar

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German expatriates watch election from afar

Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser attended a German election party on Sunday at the German Consulate in New York.

Posted: September 28, 2009 03:58   Comments: 0
Wrangling Google Earth into submission: Part II

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Wrangling Google Earth into submission: Part II

Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser shares more tips on using Google Earth Pro.

Posted: September 21, 2009 12:18   Comments: 0
Wrangling Google Earth into submission

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Wrangling Google Earth into submission

Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser shares some tips on using Google Earth. Channtal highlights an interesting visual comparison of how the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan has shrunk over the years.

Posted: September 11, 2009 10:05   Comments: 6
“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

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“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:53   Comments: 2

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