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June 7, 2012

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Dispatches - "India's Sex Workers"Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18Dispatches "India's Sex Workers" Audio
Dispatches "India's Sex Workers" Mar 22, 2012 | 13:18CBC's Priya Sankaran is in Chennai, one of India's key film production centres. She finds a cultural twist on the story of the starlet who falls on hard times.
Dispatches - June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episodeJun 21, 2012 | 52:21Dispatches June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episode Audio
Dispatches June 21, 2012 Dispatches final episode Jun 21, 2012 | 52:21A look back at some of our favourite stories from our twelve seasons as Dispatches ends its long and memorable run on CBC radio.
Dispatches - "The carp that ate Chicago"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.
Dispatches - "A lesson in insecurity" (Documentary)Apr 19, 2012 | 11:32Dispatches "A lesson in insecurity" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "A lesson in insecurity" (Documentary) Apr 19, 2012 | 11:32Canadian journalist Lindsay Mackenzie reports from Aden, in Yemen, where tens of thousands of Yemenis fleeing Islamic militants have taken refuge at the local schools...and forced the students there to take an extended -- and unwanted -- vacation.
Dispatches - "Sour note in Azerbaijan" (Interview)Apr 26, 2012 | 12:25Dispatches "Sour note in Azerbaijan" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "Sour note in Azerbaijan" (Interview) Apr 26, 2012 | 12:25Khadija Ismayilova refused to stop reporting on state corruption, so someone installed a hidden camera in her bedroom and posted intimate moments online. Still she remains unbowed.
Dispatches - "From trash to musical treasure in Brazil" (Documentary)May 10, 2012 | 5:40Dispatches "From trash to musical treasure in Brazil" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "From trash to musical treasure in Brazil" (Documentary) May 10, 2012 | 5:40A story now, about making the best of what you've got. You know the old adage about life giving you lemons, so make lemonade. As Lisa Hale reports from Brazil, life gave David Rocha garbage. You won't believe what he makes of it.
Dispatches - "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary)May 31, 2012 | 14:43Dispatches "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Peru's Bomberitos to the rescue" (Documentary) May 31, 2012 | 14:43Lori Chodos rides along with a filmmaker, chasing the Bomberitos of Peru. They're kids, living practically on their own in the Andes mountains, who ride rickety carts to the site of roadside accidents and disasters.
Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Bruce Edwards sees another side of vandalism)Jun 21, 2012 | 2:00Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Bruce Edwards sees another side of vandalism) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Bruce Edwards sees another side of vandalism) Jun 21, 2012 | 2:00While he was in South Africa the CBC's Bruce Edwards did a story on white farms taken over by blacks. A flat tire led to some surprises.
Dispatches - March 15, 2012Mar 15, 2012 | 52:22Dispatches March 15, 2012 Audio
Dispatches March 15, 2012 Mar 15, 2012 | 52:22from Toronto, Canada - Torrimpietra, Italy - Butare, Rwanda - Beijing, China - Chicago, USA
Dispatches - "14 million verbal autopsies shed light on death"Mar 15, 2012 | 14:43Dispatches "14 million verbal autopsies shed light on death" Audio
Dispatches "14 million verbal autopsies shed light on death" Mar 15, 2012 | 14:43Canadian epidemiologist Prabhat Jha leads one of the largest studies into human mortality. According to scientists, the majority of about 46 millions deaths in the developing world are due to ununrecorded causes. The Million Death Study aims to change that.
Dispatches - "Net a mosquito, or just coop your chickens" (Documentary)Mar 15, 2012 | 8:58Dispatches "Net a mosquito, or just coop your chickens" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Net a mosquito, or just coop your chickens" (Documentary) Mar 15, 2012 | 8:58Rwandan journalist Didier Bikorimana finds how mosquito nets, meant to combat malaria, find uses as fish nets and chicken coops. They put food on people's tables. But that puts lives at risk.
Dispatches - "Bee-sting therapy; no gain without pain"Mar 15, 2012 | 6:30Dispatches "Bee-sting therapy; no gain without pain" Audio
Dispatches "Bee-sting therapy; no gain without pain" Mar 15, 2012 | 6:30Chinese bee-sting therapy. Danielle Nerman undergoes sinus treatment with live bees in Beijing. The miracle therapy cured her sinus, but left Danielle with a huge pain.
Dispatches - "And a long drink of yesterday's wine"Mar 15, 2012 | 10:28Dispatches "And a long drink of yesterday's wine" Audio
Dispatches "And a long drink of yesterday's wine" Mar 15, 2012 | 10:28Slow Wine. Nancy Greenleese explores increasing demand for slow vineyards in Italy. The Slow Food movement began in Rome about 25 years ago, after the arrival of fast food restaurants. Since then, it's gone global.
Dispatches - "Sumatrans beat their chests to preserve their culture" (View from Banda Aceh)Mar 22, 2012 | 3:56Dispatches "Sumatrans beat their chests to preserve their culture" (View from Banda Aceh) Audio
Dispatches "Sumatrans beat their chests to preserve their culture" (View from Banda Aceh) Mar 22, 2012 | 3:56Maria Bakkalapulo takes us to the province of Banda Aceh where we learn how "body percussion" music is being revived after the 2004 tsunami wiped out many of its practitioners.
Dispatches - "The trials of Tweeting in China"Mar 22, 2012 | 9:19Dispatches "The trials of Tweeting in China" Audio
Dispatches "The trials of Tweeting in China" Mar 22, 2012 | 9:19Twitter's blocked in China, where instead Sina Weibo is permitted. Big Brother is always ready to hit the "delete" button, but author Rachel DeWoskin say people still get around him.

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