Dispatches | Season 2010 | Jun 24, 2010 | 52:08

June 24, 2010

from Selaya, India - Kandahar - San Giuseppe Jaco, Italy - Whitehorse - Shanghai - Rhotak, India

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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 - "Resort push could shake Sri Lanka's new peace"Feb 2, 2012 | 9:03Dispatches "Resort push could shake Sri Lanka's new peace" Audio
Dispatches "Resort push could shake Sri Lanka's new peace" Feb 2, 2012 | 9:03Journalist Yasmeen Qureshi takes us to Sri Lanka, where they're in a hurry to overcome their wartime past. Just two years since the end of a long military confrontation, Sri Lanka plans to bung 17 resorts along one stretch of sandy shoreline. But with developers preoccupied with building a better beachfront, there's growing concern among those still fishing off it. And echoes of old conflicts.
Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Lindsey Mackenzie trying to leave Yemen by plane)Jun 21, 2012 | 2:26Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Lindsey Mackenzie trying to leave Yemen by plane) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Lindsey Mackenzie trying to leave Yemen by plane) Jun 21, 2012 | 2:26You've heard this one before, "pack plenty of patience". As freelance reporter Lindsey Mackenzie prepared her dispatch from Yemen, she could have used a bigger suitcase.
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 - "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview)Sep 29, 2011 | 13:17Dispatches "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "Al-Qaeda, close up" (Interview) Sep 29, 2011 | 13:17Rahimullah Yusufzai is one of Pakistan's most prominent journalists. He tells Rick about the two meetings he had with Bin Laden, and the man now leading Al-Qaeda. An appraisal of what comes next.
Dispatches - "Healing Dogon country" (Documentary)Aug 5, 2010 | 14:28Dispatches "Healing Dogon country" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Healing Dogon country" (Documentary) Aug 5, 2010 | 14:28Eleven years ago, during the ice storm, one of the poorest countries in the world -- Mali -- came to Canada's aid. Payback maybe, because years earlier Canadians had helped after a bad flood in Mali. All these years later, Dispatches contributor Alexa Dvorson went trekking among the Dogon people of Mali's remote Bandiagara escarpment, and found the wheel has turned again.
Dispatches - "Jonestown revisited"Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Audio
Dispatches "Jonestown revisited" Nov 24, 2011 | 8:38Reporter Sarah Grainger goes back to Jonestown, Guyana, to the site of the massacre of 900 Americans in 1978, presided over by Jim Jones. Now some want to turn this site into a tourist destination...while others find that idea distasteful.
Dispatches - "Mexico: a sinking city on a swamp" (Documentary)Dec 15, 2011 | 9:38Dispatches "Mexico: a sinking city on a swamp" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Mexico: a sinking city on a swamp" (Documentary) Dec 15, 2011 | 9:38First the Spanish vanquished the Aztecs, then built on top of their destroyed capitol. When they outgrew the island, they drained the lake around it and built more - a lot more. Mexico City's been sinking in the clay since then and now rivals Pisa. But, Myles Estey reports on an attempt to stem the decline, using water.
Dispatches - "Bidi's deadly hold on India"Feb 9, 2012 | 9:52Dispatches "Bidi's deadly hold on India" Audio
Dispatches "Bidi's deadly hold on India" Feb 9, 2012 | 9:52In India, you see them everwhere. Bidis, the cigarette of the poor, made by the poor. And made cheap. But there are expensive consequences, according to journalist Murali Krishnan. The industry is largely unregulated and undertaxes, some say thanks to cozy government connections. And tobacco-related illness claims nearly a million lives every year in India.
Dispatches - "How not to be a tourist in Italy"May 24, 2012 | 8:12Dispatches "How not to be a tourist in Italy" Audio
Dispatches "How not to be a tourist in Italy" May 24, 2012 | 8:12Yes, it's possible to get lousy food in Italy. Just ask Toni Mazzaglia. She's become a guide for those who want to make sure they eat the real thing. A feature story on the glories of authentic Italian from Nancy Greenleese.
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" (Khatune Chapichadze's account of Georgia kidnappings)Jun 21, 2012 | 8:08Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Khatune Chapichadze's account of Georgia kidnappings) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Khatune Chapichadze's account of Georgia kidnappings) Jun 21, 2012 | 8:08In some parts of the world, a man who wants a wife can still kidnap one with scant regard for the legal consequences. Khatuna Chapichadze is from Georgia, she endured three such abductions. Hear our 2008 interview with her.
Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan)Jun 21, 2012 | 1:52Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Jennifer Westaway's night out in Japan) Jun 21, 2012 | 1:52While in Japan the CBC's Jennifer Westaway looked up some acquaintances. Years later we hear just what we did for her by asking her to get us a story there.
Dispatches - "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis)Jun 21, 2012 | 1:35Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Rhoda Metcalfe's evening with Turkey's Sufis) Jun 21, 2012 | 1:35She reflects an evening spend with the Islamic sub-cult whirling dervishes and coming close to a mystical experience.
Dispatches - Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay)Sep 29, 2011 | 3:50Dispatches Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay) Audio
Dispatches Modova motto: "You don't want to know, and we ain't asking" (Essay) Sep 29, 2011 | 3:50As Director of Journalism at the University of Toronto, Jeffrey Dvorkin was asked to speak to journalists in Moldova gathered from Eastern Europe. He tells us what he saw and heard.

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