Sep 29, 2011 | 10:37Dispatches Cash for Kenyans Audio
Dispatches Cash for Kenyans Sep 29, 2011 | 10:37Anjali Nayar visited with famine victims in Kenya who were getting cash instead of food. It's a last ditch effort to deal with the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa.
Jul 29, 2010 | 4:46Dispatches July 29, 2010 Dare essay Audio
Dispatches July 29, 2010 Dare essay Jul 29, 2010 | 4:46A text message appeared on the cellphones of many Nigerians last January. "Kill before they kill you." When the rioting finally ended, more than 300 Christians and Muslims lay dead.
From Washington, Sunday Dare, editor of the online website Newsbreaksnow.com, was monitoring that violence in his home village of Jos.
Jul 6, 2010 | 9:04Dispatches July 29, 2010 Stewart interview Audio
Dispatches July 29, 2010 Stewart interview Jul 6, 2010 | 9:04In China, 15-year-old Deng Senshan was spending an awful lot of time on the internet. His parents sent him away for a new kind of therapy: a boot camp for internet addicts. It turned out to mean abuse. And getting hit with a chair probably hastened his death. Christopher Stewart has written about these camps, for Wired magazine.
Jul 7, 2010 | 2:37Dispatches July 29, 2010 - Maldonado music Audio
Dispatches July 29, 2010 - Maldonado music Jul 7, 2010 | 2:37The Queen Of Fandango died in January. Colombian Folksinger Etelvina Maldonado was 75.
She sang more at house parties than recording studios. She liked boleros. And rancheros. And tangos. But she excelled at the music of Colombia's Caribbean coast known as bullerengue.
And when Etelvina Maldonado sang it, she owned it.
Jul 7, 2010 | 13:28Dispatches July 29, 2010 - Williams documentary Audio
Dispatches July 29, 2010 - Williams documentary Jul 7, 2010 | 13:28On the TV, there's a woman hanging from a hook, her backside posed to look like one of the hams on other hooks around her. In Italy that's entertainment, apparently.
Our Rome contributor, Megan Williams, asks why Italians won't put up with degradation of women in public, but it's
okay on TV.
Aug 5, 2010 | 7:57Dispatches August 5, 2010 Dispatches - Jarry-Shore documentary Audio
Dispatches August 5, 2010 Dispatches - Jarry-Shore documentary Aug 5, 2010 | 7:57The global recession is playing a cruel trick on people in El Salvador. Time was they relied on cash remittances from family members working in the U.S. But Dispatches contributor Dominique-Jarry shore found this year, they're being asked to send money to their unemployed relatives in places like California.