May 31, 2012 | 6:18Dispatches "Italy's mortal pathology" Audio
Dispatches "Italy's mortal pathology" May 31, 2012 | 6:18CBC Correspondent Neil Macdonald travels to Tuscany, Italy, to find that the lush surrounding are not matched by the fertility of the population: it's shrinking, despite living in one of the most desirable landscapes on earth.
May 31, 2012 | 12:13Dispatches "Hong Kong gets the blues" Audio
Dispatches "Hong Kong gets the blues" May 31, 2012 | 12:13Rick Macinnes-Rae talks to journalist Michael Paterniti on the mood in Hong Kong, almost 15 years after the Chinese takeover. The Hong Kongers call the Chinese "locusts", and the Chinese resent the Chinese coming in waving around wads of cash.
May 24, 2012 | 10:48Dispatches "Servant slaves to the U.S. military" (Interview) Audio
Dispatches "Servant slaves to the U.S. military" (Interview) May 24, 2012 | 10:48People in their thousands are being lured from their poor countries with promises of well paid work. Sometimes they're told it's to work on a foreign base for the U.S. Military. Often they're not. The unlucky ones end up in war zones where they live and work like slaves. Award winning reporter Sarah Stillman on America's "Invisible Army".
May 24, 2012 | 10:39Dispatches "Uganda's marriage trap" (Documentary) Audio
Dispatches "Uganda's marriage trap" (Documentary) May 24, 2012 | 10:39Women in Uganda are priced in cattle, sometimes wedded in herds, and beaten by their husbands without recourse. You'd think Parliament would find lots of support for updating the law. You'd be mistaken. Dennis Porter has the story from Kampala.
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.
May 24, 2012 | 11:48Dispatches "A young reporter's first time under fire" Audio
Dispatches "A young reporter's first time under fire" May 24, 2012 | 11:48Jesse McLean was still an intern at the Toronto Star when the paper put him on a plane the day after a quake wrecked Haiti's capitol. The assignments didn't get any easier. But, he's been recognized for his work and talks to Rick about being a new generation foreign correspondent.
May 24, 2012 | 0:53Dispatches May 24, 2012 Next Week (Promo) Audio
Dispatches May 24, 2012 Next Week (Promo) May 24, 2012 | 0:53Italy's birth rate is about half what a country needs to maintain its population. Immigration may be the only way to stop the slide. But, as Neil MacDonald will tell us next week, some Italians fear the cure more than the disease.