Apr 19, 2012 | 12:36Dispatches "Connie's Cuban fixer" Audio
Dispatches "Connie's Cuban fixer" Apr 19, 2012 | 12:36Connie Watson, the CBC's Latin America correspondent, got herself a fixer -- a savvy local guy -- to help her on her recent reporting trip to Cuba. And he turned out to be THE story of a new kind of Cuba, as he guided her through the Pope's recent tour there.
Mar 15, 2012 | 9:59Dispatches "The carp that ate Chicago" Audio
Dispatches "The carp that ate Chicago" Mar 15, 2012 | 9:59The aggressive fish have been swimming through shipping locks on the Mississippi. Now they're closing on a man-made canal that breaches the natural land barrier that would have stopped them from threatening the $7 billion fishery of the Great Lakes.
Mar 22, 2012 | 11:05Dispatches "A Liberian journalist in hiding" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "A Liberian journalist in hiding" (Interview) Mar 22, 2012 | 11:05At age thirteen, Ma Sabah was taken into the African bush and circumcised according to the tradition of her people. When you put it that way, it almost sounds noble. But what Ma remembers is four women holding her down while another took a knife and hacked at her genitals. That was over thirty years ago. But for writing her story this month, reporter Mae Azango received death threats and she's now in hiding in Liberia where we've managed to reach her.