In Malaysia, some immigration officials have been accused of involvement in selling refugees from Myanmar, also known as Burma, to gangs in Thailand.
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Elaine Pearson, deputy director of the Asia division of Human Rights Watch, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the status of the Myanmar refugees in Malaysia and the problem of human trafficking in Asia.
A Pakistani-American writes that a lack of economic opportunities has led many Pakistani youths, including herself, to leave the country. Those too poor or who lack the connections to flee often turn to violence.
Samuel Loewenberg of the Pulitzer Center is currently in Guatemala producing a couple Worldfocus signature stories. He writes about the ongoing violence instigated by street gangs in Guatemala. Approximately 33 bus drivers have been killed so far this year.