Jun 7, 2012 | 12:17Dispatches Italy's rejected refugees - June 7/12 Audio
Dispatches Italy's rejected refugees - June 7/12 Jun 7, 2012 | 12:17Italy had a curious and cruel deal with Libya under Gadhaffi. Italy bought oil and Libya took the refugees that Italy intercepted at sea. We talk to the director of Closed Seas, which documents how choppers and ships plied the Mediterranean to re-direct the boat people Italy didn't want.
May 31, 2012 | 9:06Dispatches In Afghanistan, weapons left behind - May 31/12 Audio
Dispatches In Afghanistan, weapons left behind - May 31/12 May 31, 2012 | 9:06Unexploded ordinance -- weapons discarded on a U.S. firing range -- is claiming lives and limbs of Afghan civilians around Bagram Air Force Base. Rick talks to the Washington Post's Kevin Sieff, who's visited the families of children maimed while scavenging for scrap metal.
May 31, 2012 | 6:18Dispatches Italy's baby bust - May 31/12 Audio
Dispatches Italy's baby bust - May 31/12 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 and China's shadow - May 31/12 Audio
Dispatches Hong Kong and China's shadow - May 31/12 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. Army - May 24/12 Audio
Dispatches Servant slaves to the U.S. Army - May 24/12 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 | 11:48Dispatches Cub reporter lands in journalism's jungle - May 24/12 Audio
Dispatches Cub reporter lands in journalism's jungle - May 24/12 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.