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Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film

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Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Language Film

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its nominations for the 2010 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Nominees include films from Germany, Peru, Argentina, France, and Israel. See the trailers here.

Posted: February 2, 2010 14:42   Comments: 1
Nations on every continent struggle with racism

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Nations on every continent struggle with racism

Comments about President Obama by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during the 2008 campaign have sparked racial debate in the U.S. and abroad. Racial discrimination is not unique to the U.S. and exists in almost every country. We take a look at racism and discrimination against people of African origin in Iraq and Peru -- and Indians in Australia.

Posted: January 12, 2010 15:08   Comments: 11
APEC summit brings Chile-Peru tensions to the fore

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APEC summit brings Chile-Peru tensions to the fore

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes about a latent conflict between Chile and Peru that has emerged at the recent Asia-Pacific summit in Singapore. Historically, relations between Chile and Peru have had their ups and downs, and the two countries are currently at odds over an espionage case.

Posted: November 17, 2009 12:35   Comments: 6
Protests continue in Peru despite government concessions

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Protests continue in Peru despite government concessions

In a victory for indigenous protesters, Peru overturned two controversial laws intended to open the Amazon rainforest to foreign investors. But demonstrations have continued around the country. Reporter Terry Wade joined Worldfocus from Lima to discuss the social unrest in Peru and its lasting implications for the country's economy and political landscape.

Posted: June 26, 2009 12:47   Comments: 1
Full Show: June 15, 2009

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Full Show: June 15, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, June 15: Iranians claim fraud, Netanyahu endorses two-state solution, universal healthcare and counterfeit U.S. bills.

Posted: June 15, 2009 16:40   Comments: 1
Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

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Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

In northern Peru, Amazon Indians and police have clashed violently over the issue of exploiting natural resources, with more than 50 killed. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner weighs the Peruvian government's response to the protests, arguing that the president's statements have been inopportune and politically incorrect.

Posted: June 9, 2009 11:19   Comments: 3
Latin Americans keep politics out of the economy

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Latin Americans keep politics out of the economy

The Latin American economy is expected to contract this year as countries face losses from declining exports, tourism and remittances. But while some world leaders have become political casualties of the economic crisis, blogger Thiago de Arag√£o writes that in most Latin American countries, people seem to sift apart economic and political issues.

Posted: April 24, 2009 09:43   Comments: 0
Rwanda aims for one laptop per child

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Rwanda aims for one laptop per child

Once a site of Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the town of Rwamagana is now going online thanks to the One Laptop Per Child program.

Posted: December 11, 2008 12:11   Comments: 21
Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

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Hindi music and Palestinian beer toast Oktoberfest

Inspired by Germany's annual beer festival, countries around the world break out their steins.

Posted: October 23, 2008 15:59   Comments: 0

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