Daily News Brief
Daily News Brief: Iran, Afghanistan and the Chinese military
Read today's top news stories as compiled by Worldfocus staff. Today, progress in Iran; Chinese military might; and a journey in photographs through Beirut's historic markets.
Posted: October 21, 2009 11:54
Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border
For years now, immigration into the United States from Mexico has been a huge issue in American politics. But Mexico is facing similar problems on its southern border, as Central Americans in search of higher-paying work pour into the country.
Posted: February 10, 2009 16:00
Anti-Americanism fades and business booms in Nicaragua
Some Americans might not associate business with Nicaragua at all, as Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega first came to power a generation ago with a militant anti-American message. But times change, and Nicaragua is now promoting itself as a business-friendly country.
Posted: February 3, 2009 11:05
How Nicaraguans see the U.S.
Worldfocus special correspondent Lynn Sherr travels to Nicaragua to discuss baseball, U.S. relations and Barack Obama.
Posted: January 16, 2009 13:25
In the Newsroom
Turtle gazing on Nicaragua’s silky shores
Producer Megan Thompson took some time to turtle gaze while reporting in Nicaragua. Turtles lay their eggs onshore, but are threatened by poachers.
Posted: December 5, 2008 12:05
Coffee producers lead fight against cancer in Nicaragua
Cervical cancer is the number one killer of women in Latin America, but Nicaraguan women are finding hope with the help of the country's top export -- coffee.
Posted: December 1, 2008 11:25
Countries pass torch to celebrate independence
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spain in 1821.
Posted: September 15, 2008 17:44