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The World This Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

The World This Weekend wraps up the day's events and looks to the week ahead, bringing Canadians the latest developments in key stories.

Tune in on Saturday and Sunday evenings for compelling reports, thought provoking interviews, and fascinating feature-length segments.

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The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program.

It wraps up the day's events on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing Canadians the latest developments on the key stories at home and around the world.

Journalists report not only what's happening, but why it's happening, providing context and analysis, along with feature-length documentaries.

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CBC IN VENEZUELA 'We survive thanks to the mercy of God': Inside a Venezuelan hospital during the food crisis
There have been more than 3,000 protests in Venezuela so far this year, and the Venezuelan Observatory of Social Conflict says more than a quarter of them had to do with the food crisis. The fed-up and hungry crowds have a simple message: "We want food!" Ana Vanessa Herrero checks out the impact inside a major hospital in the capital.
Munich gunman was obsessed with mass shootings, police say
The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, police said Saturday.
Analysis Ukraine's corruption continues to cost the country dearly
Corruption in Ukraine is seen as the most urgent issue by its people, more even than the war. Yet the current government of Petro Poroshenko has done little to change things.
Rio 2016: Athletes' passion always overcomes Olympic problems, sports historian says
With less than two weeks until the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, some are wondering whether organizers can actually pull off the event in the midst of a disastrous economic situation and worries ranging from security to the risk of Zika virus infection.
ISIS-claimed blast strikes protest in Kabul, killing at least 80
An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding some 230 others, according to the country's health ministry.