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Worldfocus Radio: Chile’s Growing Pains

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Worldfocus Radio: Chile’s Growing Pains

Chile's economic "miracle" has lifted many Chileans from poverty and become a fiscal model for Latin America. Martin Savidge hosts Peter Winn and Victoria Hurtado to discuss the underside of Chile's prosperity, focusing on the middle class, growing inequality and the younger generation.

Posted: December 2, 2009 20:22   Comments: 2
Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

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Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

U.S. President Barack Obama joined his Canadian and Mexican counterparts as they completed a summit meeting in Mexico on Monday. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the issues tackled, including trade, the H1N1 flu and the drug war.

Posted: August 10, 2009 15:20   Comments: 2
Global economic crisis pushes human trafficking

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Global economic crisis pushes human trafficking

Increasing unemployment and poverty are making people more vulnerable to human traffickers, according to the State Department's annual report on human trafficking released Tuesday. E. Benjamin Skinner of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy discusses modern slavery.

Posted: June 16, 2009 16:05   Comments: 1
Economic downturn deepens across Europe

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Economic downturn deepens across Europe

As the recession continues, Germany's economy -- Europe's largest -- is contracting rapidly. France announced Wednesday that it has slipped into recession. Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses the deepening economic downturn and what may be in store for Europe.

Posted: May 15, 2009 12:50   Comments: 0
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
Europe remains optimistic in face of economic decline

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Europe remains optimistic in face of economic decline

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the optimism about the global economy in Europe. Britain reported its sharpest economic decline in 30 years on Friday, yet economists were upbeat, saying it was the beginning of the end.

Posted: April 24, 2009 16:26   Comments: 0
G-20 countries split over way out of economic crisis

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G-20 countries split over way out of economic crisis

Reginald Dale, a senior fellow in the Europe program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the divide over regulation between France and Germany and the UK and U.S. and whether Russia will respond to President Obama's pledge to "reset" the relationship with Russia.

Posted: April 1, 2009 14:33   Comments: 4
Bush gives U.S. automakers time and money

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Bush gives U.S. automakers time and money

Roben Farzad, a senior writer at BusinessWeek, outlines the American automobile industry's 2009 prospects and discusses the effect of falling gas prices.

Posted: December 22, 2008 18:29   Comments: 0
OPEC announces record oil production cuts

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OPEC announces record oil production cuts

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) set a precedent today with its largest oil production cuts ever -- 2.2 million barrels per day.

Posted: December 17, 2008 12:47   Comments: 1
Madoff fraud case triggers international losses

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Madoff fraud case triggers international losses

Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times discusses the international ramifications of the Madoff fraud case.

Posted: December 15, 2008 13:30   Comments: 0

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