March 8 & 11, 2012 - from San Pedro, Mexico - Russia - Rome - China - Cape Town, South Africa
Mauricio Fernandez Garza, mayor of the municipality of San Pedro, attends a ceremony to evaluate their police force in March, 2010. Fernandez Garza practises what some call vigilante justice, which he says keeps his city safe. (Photo: REUTERS/Tomas Bravo)
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CBC correspondent Keith Boag has been reporting all week on drug-related violence in Mexico. (Photo: CBC)
Masha Drokova, an activist with the pro-Putin youth group, Nashi, meets Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the documentary Putin's Kiss, we watch Masha's disillusionment with Nashi and Putin. (Photo: Kino Lorber)
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has introduced measures to crack open Italy's professional guilds, but has met with resistance. (Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)
The cover of Striking it Rich: Diary of China's Poorest Guy, by Lao Kang, a self-help-style bestseller in China.
An excerpt from a Du Lala's Promotion Diary, an example of "workplace fiction"
Lionel is a "Beach Buddy" in Muizenberg, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. They're licensed versions of the ubiquitous "car guards", who are paid to watch over parked cars and guard against vandalism and theft. (Photo: Anders Kelto)
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