Labrador MP Todd Russell - In Sudan
The region is holding a week long independence referendum to decide whether Africa's largest country should be split in two.
But already there have already between opposing groups along the border with the north...and as many as thirty three people have been killed.
As in many of these highly volatile elections, there are teams in international and domestic observers....and Labrador MP Todd Russell is one of them.....and we reached him in Sudan .......
Photo: Todd Russell - This is one of the faces of the hundreds of kids that gather round for a candy, a Canada pin or just to have their photo taken. They are remarkable children.
Listen to Todd Russell