Nov 24, 2011 | 7:34Dispatches Mattia Cabitza on Peruvians remembering their dead - Nov.13/11 Audio
Dispatches Mattia Cabitza on Peruvians remembering their dead - Nov.13/11 Nov 24, 2011 | 7:34In Peru, Mattia Cabitza goes to a funeral, where mourners honour a group of men killed by death squads 19 years ago. It was a time when guerillas were clashing with the government, and civilians were targetted by both sides. The country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission estimates seventy-thousand people simply...disappeared. But as mass graves emerge, the dead are finally embraced.
Nov 3, 2011 | 0:19Dispatches The BBC's Roland Buerk on the Japanese politician's new drink - Nov.03/11 Audio
Dispatches The BBC's Roland Buerk on the Japanese politician's new drink - Nov.03/11 Nov 3, 2011 | 0:19This week in Japan, a politician drank a glass of water drawn from a puddle on the floor of the crippled Fukashima nuclear plant. And meanwhile, he reports, they're planting flowers around the plant for the visit of journalists next week. Never mind that the reactors are still unstable and their water's boiling at a bazillion degrees.