Americas: June 2010 Archives

June 17 & 20: from Los Angeles - Kabul - Sochi, Russia - Port-au-Prince - Jerusalem

The long, luminous lives of Miss Ware and Miss Williams, who've spent decades teaching kids the way out of poverty.

Most press clubs are more about single malts than multiple dangers. We'll hear why Afghanistan's is so different.

Olympic security; Canada spent millions on the last winter games. We've got insights into what the next winter games could be like, with a war zone on the border.

From the wreckage of Haiti, a correspondent's-eye view from a pocket of undamaged optimism amid the ruins.

And Jews fighting Jews in the streets of Jerusalem.

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June 10 & 13: from Johannesburg - Zwedru - Assam - Mumbai - New Orleans

Even hot dogs are special in the Latin Quarter. (Photo/Maureen Brosnahan)

Footy fans descend on South Africa -- as it renames the roads. Maps are out-of-date, and white folks' noses are out-of-joint.

Death by childbirth. Canada's quest to improve maternal health care in a world where pregnant women are rushed to hosital in handcarts.

From New Orleans, battered shrimp and other stories of survival by seafood.

And the U.S. in Afghanistan. Why body counts take a backseat to doing deals with the enemy.

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June 3 & 6: from Reykjavik - Nairobi - East Jerusalem - Miami - Philadelphia

(Photo/Nathan L. Collett)

They call themselves the "bestest of the best" and they just got themselves elected in Iceland. Why did a party promoting polar bears get so many votes?

Tribal violence is not entirely over in Kenya, and already they've made a movie about it, featuring the survivors as the actors.

Then, how music is breaching the political divide between the United States and Cuba, and causing a new divide within the Cuban community.

Plus: Nineteen years ago, a secret airlift evacuated Ethiopian Jews to Israel, but there are reasons some still don't feel at home.

And, Mohamed's Ghost. A new book that says Muslims and their mosques are fading from the American landscape.

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