Dispatches | Season 2010 | Jan 21, 2010 | 25:00

January 21, 2010 - Part 1

From the wreckage of Haiti, a correspondent's-eye view of a pocket of undamaged optimism amid the ruins. And it was an earthquake that caused the carnage, but we'll hear why one Canadian analyst says western foreign policy made it worse.

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Dispatches February 18, 2010 - Part 1 Feb 18, 2010 | 25:00An obscure political party managed to persuade the Swiss public to ban minarets from mosques. Wait till you hear what they're working on next. Operation Moshtarak is rolling over southern Afghanistan. But has NATO got the target wrong? We revisit the drug trade that's damaging the forests of southeast Asia. Jamaica's turbulent past still shapes its troubled future.
Dispatches - February 18, 2010 - Part 2Feb 18, 2010 | 24:29Dispatches February 18, 2010 - Part 2 Audio
Dispatches February 18, 2010 - Part 2 Feb 18, 2010 | 24:29An obscure political party managed to persuade the Swiss public to ban minarets from mosques. Wait till you hear what they're working on next. Operation Moshtarak is rolling over southern Afghanistan. But has NATO got the target wrong? We revisit the drug trade that's damaging the forests of southeast Asia. Jamaica's turbulent past still shapes its troubled future.
Dispatches - February 11, 2010 - Part 1Feb 11, 2010 | 25:00Dispatches February 11, 2010 - Part 1 Audio
Dispatches February 11, 2010 - Part 1 Feb 11, 2010 | 25:00Chinese teenager Deng Senshan spent a lot of time on the internet, so his parents sent him to a boot camp for what turned out to be a fatal cure. Enterprising Cubans are dodging the state's control. It's voodoo versus evangelism in a competition for converts amid the rubble in Haiti. Uncle Sam wants youth: the American military's stealth campaign that targets new recruits. If it's all we can do to safeguard these winter games, what'll it be like with a war zone bordering the site of the next one?
Dispatches - February 11, 2010 - Part 2Feb 11, 2010 | 27:30Dispatches February 11, 2010 - Part 2 Audio
Dispatches February 11, 2010 - Part 2 Feb 11, 2010 | 27:30Chinese teenager Deng Senshan spent a lot of time on the internet, so his parents sent him to a boot camp for what turned out to be a fatal cure. Enterprising Cubans are dodging the state's control. It's voodoo versus evangelism in a competition for converts amid the rubble in Haiti. Uncle Sam wants youth: the American military's stealth campaign that targets new recruits. If it's all we can do to safeguard these winter games, what'll it be like with a war zone bordering the site of the next one?
Dispatches - March 18, 2010 - Part 1Mar 18, 2010 | 25:34Dispatches March 18, 2010 - Part 1 Audio
Dispatches March 18, 2010 - Part 1 Mar 18, 2010 | 25:34Treacherous weather systems are causing perilous effects in much of the world. Ethiopian farmers battle a drought by reaching into the past for ancient seeds. Bhutan fights flooding, one rock at a time. In Limbo World, non-countries do almost anything to become real ones.
Dispatches - March 18, 2010 - Part 2Mar 18, 2010 | 27:30Dispatches March 18, 2010 - Part 2 Audio
Dispatches March 18, 2010 - Part 2 Mar 18, 2010 | 27:30Treacherous weather systems are causing perilous effects in much of the world. Ethiopian farmers battle a drought by reaching into the past for ancient seeds. Bhutan fights flooding, one rock at a time. In Limbo World, non-countries do almost anything to become real ones.
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Dispatches - March 11, 2010 - Part 2Mar 11, 2010 | 27:29Dispatches March 11, 2010 - Part 2 Audio
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Dispatches - "Games and guns"Feb 11, 2010 | 4:31Dispatches "Games and guns" Audio
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Dispatches - "Recruiting by stealth"Feb 11, 2010 | 11:18Dispatches "Recruiting by stealth" Audio
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