Apr 19, 2012 | 12:36Dispatches "Connie's Cuban fixer" Audio
Dispatches "Connie's Cuban fixer" Apr 19, 2012 | 12:36Connie Watson, the CBC's Latin America correspondent, got herself a fixer -- a savvy local guy -- to help her on her recent reporting trip to Cuba. And he turned out to be THE story of a new kind of Cuba, as he guided her through the Pope's recent tour there.
Sep 22, 2011 | 6:49Dispatches "Small people - big challenge" (View from Here) Audio
Dispatches "Small people - big challenge" (View from Here) Sep 22, 2011 | 6:49To say the pygmies of central Africa got a raw deal is an understatement. Civil war has forced them out of their ancient forest homes and plunged them unprepared into the 21st century. But reporter Dennis Porter finds that for all that, they remain relentlessly cheerful.
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.
Feb 2, 2012 | 14:03Dispatches "The no-name dead of Colombia" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "The no-name dead of Colombia" (Documentary) Feb 2, 2012 | 14:03Years of violence in Colombia have produced tends of thousands of dead. And some of their corpses end up in the town of Puerto Berrio, where townspeople seem to have a curious obsession with the dead. They adopt them, baptize them, and ask them favours. Canadian journalist Nadja Drost went to find out the reasons for this devotion to the dead.