Oct 27, 2011 | 8:17Dispatches "Bolivia's baroque roots" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Bolivia's baroque roots" (Documentary) Oct 27, 2011 | 8:17In rural Bolivia, you might be surprised to hear baroque choral music echoing through the trees. Journalist Mattia Cabitza certainly was, and he went to find out how Bolivian children have managed to preserve baroque in a cultural bubble, protected by rural isolation.
Nov 3, 2011 | 10:56Dispatches "Congo: the DIY State" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Congo: the DIY State" (Documentary) Nov 3, 2011 | 10:56If you want something done in the Democratic Republic of Congo, you've pretty much have to do it yourself. It has some of the trappings of a state, but public services aren't one of them. As Dennis Porter tells us, there are towns where you can't call a cop because the station has no phone.
Oct 27, 2011 | 11:47Dispatches "Cocktail Hour Under The Tree Of forgetfulness" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "Cocktail Hour Under The Tree Of forgetfulness" (Interview) Oct 27, 2011 | 11:47Madness, insurrection and wine by the box in the African bush are all poured into Alexandra Fuller's new memoir, Cocktail Hour Under The Tree of Forgetfulness. And it's her mother who's the hero and villainess of the piece. She spoke to Rick about this compelling story, her affection for Africa and her formidable mother.
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.
Jun 21, 2012 | 11:14Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Collage) Audio
Dispatches "What stories they won't forget" (Collage) Jun 21, 2012 | 11:14Each week on this program we promised you dispatches from our correspondents around the world. For our final show, Rick was joined by three who filed many of them. Margaret Evans is the CBC's Europe correspondent in London. Anthony Germain was the CBC's China correspondent for five years. And Connie Watson is the CBC's Latin America correspondent based in Rio. Rick asked what stories they won't forget.