2010 Season: May 2012 Archives
Thursday May 10, 2012
May 10 & 13, 2012: from Damascus, Syria - Munich, Germany - Sao Paolo, Brazil - Alabama - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
From our correspondents around the world...
Alabama has America's toughest laws aimed at undocumented immigrants. It makes the lives of Hispanics so hard they are "self deporting", even if they are not illegal. The approach has also had an impact on Alabama citizens, many of whom have been drawn into the state's war on undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/John Amis)
The German locomotive hopes to pull Europe's flailing economies out of trouble. But there's a ghost in that machine.
In Brazil, David Rocha makes garbage instruments. Or rather, instruments from garbage. That's why they sound so good.
Illegal immigrant, deport thyself. How an experiment in immigration went wrong in Alabama.
Hotels aren't in the charity business, so why would the Red Cross want into the hotel business, in Haiti?
And from the Netherlands, a cafe where you don't pay for the food. We take repast in a restaurant for these recessionary times.
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Categories: 2010 Season, Americas, Europe, Middle East, Past Episodes
- May 2012
- April 2012
- August 2011
- July 2011
- March 2011
- Wed., 30 – March 31 & April 3: from Grand Forks, North Dakota - Ukraine - Amman, Jordan - Bunya, Democratic Republic of Congo - Manila, Philippines
- Wed., 23 – March 24 - 27, 2011 from: Noda and Sendai, Japan - Chernobyl - Tunis - Benghazi, Libya - Berlin
- Tue., 22 – Noda, Japan...pictures, pieces of lives
- Thu., 17 – March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
- Thu., 10 – March 10/13, 2011 Dispatches: from Beijing - Mendoza, Argentina - Tripoli - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Punta Allen, Mexico
- February 2011
- January 2011
- December 2010
- November 2010
- Thu., 25 – November 25 & 28: from Afghanistan - Bosnia - Ghana - Zimbabwe - Seoul, South Korea - Manila, the Philippines
- Thu., 18 – November 18 & 21: from Kampala, Uganda - the Thai-Burmese border - Hilversum, Netherlands - Beirut, Lebanon - Dakar, Senegal - Chennai, India - Nanoori, Ghana
- Thu., 4 – November 4 & 7, 2010: from Berlin - Zambia - Mae Sot, Thailand - Hainan province, China - Guca, Serbia
- October 2010
- Thu., 28 – October 28 & 31, 2010: from Rio de Janeiro - Dublin - Voss, Norway - Huntsville, Alabama - London
- Thu., 21 – October 21 & 24, 2010: from Palermo, Sicily - Los Angeles - New York - Kandahar - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Thu., 14 – October 14 & 17, 2010: from Miami - Cuba - Arizona - Tripoli, Lebanon - Berlin - La Paz, Bolivia
- September 2010
- Thu., 30 – September 30 & October 3, 2010: from Paris - New York - Afghanistan - Chiapas - Culver City, CA
- Thu., 16 – September 16 & 19 - from Bangkok, Thailand - Las Vegas, Nevada - Kampala, Uganda - Kaunas, Lithuania - Conakry, Guinea - Port au Prince, Haiti
- Thu., 9 – September 9 & 12 - from Gudvangen, Norway - Oakland, CA - Chelsetoon, Afghanistan - Mexico City - Oklahoma
- August 2010
- July 2010
- June 2010
- May 2010
- April 2010
- March 2010
- February 2010
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- New Britain ready to confront expected Brexit volatility, treasury chief says
- Treasury chief George Osborne said Britain's vote to leave the European Union was likely to lead to further volatility on financial markets but said the economy was about as strong as it could be to cope with the challenge ahead.
- British pound slips once more as Asian markets open
- Asian stocks fell and the British pound tumbled more than two per cent in early trade on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
- Analysis In the U.S., same-sex marriage a milestone, not the finish line
- Love knows no borders — except, it seems, in 32 states in America. A year after a June 26, 2015 Supreme Court ruling granted marriage equality nationwide, same-sex couples have not shaken the last vestiges of discrimination.
- Photos Pride celebrated in New York, London as Orlando's shadow lingers
- Millions took part in pride parades around the world this weekend, two weeks after a mass shooting in a Florida nightclub stirred fear and solidarity among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
- Spain election: Conservatives fail to win majority, cannot yet form government
- Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that failed to break six months of political deadlock as again no party managed to win a majority.