May 10, 2012 | 9:40Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 Audio
Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 May 10, 2012 | 9:40Reporter Laura Lynch is in Syria, where the ongoing conflict between armed opposition factions and the Syrian government has produced a a country full of rabbitholes, all of them full. Outside of the capital Damascus, gunfire's replacing artillery fire in cities like Homs as the nature of the conflict starts to shift.
May 31, 2012 | 6:18Dispatches Italy's baby bust - May 31/12 Audio
Dispatches Italy's baby bust - May 31/12 May 31, 2012 | 6:18CBC Correspondent Neil Macdonald travels to Tuscany, Italy, to find that the lush surrounding are not matched by the fertility of the population: it's shrinking, despite living in one of the most desirable landscapes on earth.
Jun 7, 2012 | 12:17Dispatches Italy's rejected refugees - June 7/12 Audio
Dispatches Italy's rejected refugees - June 7/12 Jun 7, 2012 | 12:17Italy had a curious and cruel deal with Libya under Gadhaffi. Italy bought oil and Libya took the refugees that Italy intercepted at sea. We talk to the director of Closed Seas, which documents how choppers and ships plied the Mediterranean to re-direct the boat people Italy didn't want.