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Americas: April 2012 Archives

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April 19 & April 22, 2012 - from Mexico - Cuba - Yemen - Peru - Cairo, Egypt

From our correspondents around the world...

 

Selioua Muhammad, 25, sits inside her rooftop shelter in Sheik Othman, Yemen. Muhammad fled her home in June 2011 and has lived at this school since then. (Photo: Lindsay Mackenzie)

The drug cartels have stolen Mexico's dignity. Journalist Luis Najera wants his back.

The new entrepreneurial Cuba. Forget what you thought it was. The Fixer's gonna show you what it is.

Then, the school everyone goes to but no one attends. Children of the Bombardment learn hard lessons in Yemen.

Plus, the View from Peru, of an extraordinary Easter re-enactment.

And, in times of war, this much is true. Everybody lies. That said, we consider the source of reporting from Syria.

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April 5 and April 8, 2012 - from Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Kiev, Ukraine - Prato, Italy - Ganta, Liberia - Tel Aviv, Israel

From our correspondents around the world...

 

Haiti's President Michel Martelly (c) leaving a news conference in March, held to dispel rumours that he holds dual US-Haitian nationality. (Photo REUTERS/Swoan Parker)

The power of rumour in Haiti. It's enough to shut down a city.

Greeks and Turks make nice. Together! A cautious change in a troubled relationship.

And from the vaults, a story of Italian factories powered by Chinese labour. Business turns a profit, but both cultures take a loss.

Then, something few in Israel want to talk about.  How the state uses, and abuses, its Arab informers.

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