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Americas

August 2010

Leeward Islands: A Voyage of Healing
Caribbean natives explore their past

June 2010

Ecuador: Dreamtown
Is soccer the ticket to a better life?

May 2010

Chile: The House Pedro Built
Surviving one of the biggest earthquakes in history

December 2009

Trading Trees
Boon or boondoggle for climate change

November 2009

Brazil: The Money Tree
The human cost of carbon credits

October 2009

Peru: Kiva's Web-based Microfinance Growing Up

October 2009

Jamaica: Girls on Track
Olympic dreams against the odds

September 2009

Honduras: Standoff at the Embassy

September 2009

Brazil: Hired Guns
FIghting for a share of the land

September 2009

California: The Immigration Dilemma
Hard times stir up the issue in Central Valley

July 2009

Guatemala: In the Shadow of the Raid
U.S. immigration raid leaves lasting mark

February 2009

Jamaica: The Alpha Boys
A legendary music school lives on

January 2009

Virtual Gitmo: Human Rights in Second Life

January 2009

Brazil: The Obama Samba

May 2008

Mexico: Crimes at the Border
The business of human smuggling

May 2008

Guatemala: The Secret Files
How Silicon Valley helps uncover a dirty war

April 2008

Tortillanomics: Food or Fuel?
The competition for Mexico's corn

March 2008

Mexico: The Business of Saving Trees
How one woman has created a biosphere

March 2008

Chile: The New Nazis
Hitler's unlikely followers

February 2008

Cuba: The Art Revolution
The new freedom of expression

February 2008

Ecuador: Flower Power
Fair trade roses for Valentine's Day

December 2007

Haiti: Belo's Song of Peace
Troubled island sells music and hope

June 2007

Ecuador: Country Doctors
On rough roads and remote rivers

April 2007

Paraguay: Sounds of Hope
How music is transforming society

March 2007

Panama: The Last Medicine Woman
The secret life of plants

January 2007

Canada: The Cell Next Door
The hidden face of suburban jihad

October 2006

Chicago: Little Mexico
Legal son of an illegal mother

September 2006

Cuba: The Art Revolution
Challenging Fidel's socialist system

June 2006

Chile: Karina's Story
Buidling a life as a transgender woman

May 2006

Bolivia: On the Road With Evo
The making of an unlikely president

February 2006

Colombia: The Coca-Cola Controversy
Soft drink company accused of complicity in murder of union leaders

January 2006

Brazil: Jewel of the Amazon
The conflict over Brazil's Diamonds

January 2006

Colombia: This Little Old Town
War or no war, refugees return home

December 2005

Brazil: Cutting the Wire
Witnessing a land occupation

October 2005

The Curse of Inca Gold
The story behind the world's richest gold mine

August 2005

Samurai Surfers
Eco-warriors in Puerto Rico

May 2005

Mexico: The Ballad of Juan Quezada
A potter brings a village back to life

June 2004

Mexico: A Death in the Desert
The fatal journey of a migrant worker

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January 2004

Belize: The Exile's Song
Reclaiming African roots

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June 2003

Venezuela: A Nation on Edge
A polarizing president stirs political passions

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May 2003

Guatemala/Mexico: Coffee Country
Can fair trade save the farm?

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November 2002

Colombia: The Pipeline War
U.S. oil fuels a bloody conflict

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June 2002

Bolivia: Leasing the Rain
An American company sparks a war over water

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Africa

July 2010

South Africa: Inside the Cycle of Rape
A warden's work with sex offenders

June 2010

Cameroon: Pipeline to Prosperity?
What happened to the project promoters called a

November 2009

Uganda: Out of the Wild

August 2009

Swaziland: The King and the Web

July 2009

Cote d'Ivoire: Up in Smoke
Meet Africa's first green cops

June 2009

Sierra Leone: Yeabu's Homecoming
Overcoming the stigma of a childbirth injury

June 2009

Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground

June 2009

Guinea Bissau: A Narco State in Africa

January 2009

Zimbabwe: A Harsh Reality

October 2008

Rwanda: Millennium Village
After 1994 genocide, a country journeys back

June 2008

Zimbabwe: On the Brink
Trying to escape Mugabe's wrath

June 2008

South Africa: Go Away and Fight Mugabe!

May 2008

Mozambique: Guitar Hero
Singing about toilets to save lives

February 2008

Nigeria: God's Country
A struggle for souls and survival

January 2008

South Africa: An Everyday Crime
A day in the life of a rape crisis center

December 2007

Darfur: Genocide in Slow Motion

August 2007

Congo: On the Trail of an AK-47
China's calling card in Africa

July 2007

Ghana: Baseball Dreams
Africans embrace America's game

July 2007

Uganda: The Condom Controversy
AIDS and the abstinence debate

June 2007

Tanzania: Hero Rats
Sniffing landmines, saving lives

May 2007

Liberia: Give Peace a Chance
A journey home

May 2007

Uganda: The Return
Asians back in Africa

May 2007

POSITHIV: AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
No longer the ultimate death sentence

February 2007

Somalia: A Reporter's Search for Al Qaeda

November 2006

Congo: Hope on the Ballot
Can historic elections bring peace?

October 2006

Uganda: A Little Goes a Long Way
Pioneering microloans online

August 2006

Libya: Out of the Shadow
A solar eclipse in a country seeking acceptance

June 2006

Zimbabwe: Shadows and Lies
Inside a state of fear

October 2005

South Africa: The Play Pump
Turning water into child's play

August 2005

This Land is Ours
Who should own Namibia's farms?

May 2005

Liberia: No More War
General Opande's last mission

April 2005

South Africa: Nuclear Underground -- Video Web Exclusive: Part 2
The Secret Life of Asher Karni

March 2005

South Africa: Nuclear Underground -- Special Report: Part 1
The Middleman

January 2005

Sudan: The Quick and the Terrible
Investigating charges of genocide

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March 2004

Kenya: Run Lornah Run
Women racing for their lives

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January 2003

Nigeria: The Road North
What the Miss World riots reveal about a divided country

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May 2002

Sierra Leone: Gunrunners
Tracking the secret operations of international gun smugglers

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Europe

December 2009

France: Outlawing Ana
French lawmakers battle eating disorders

December 2009

Copenhagen: Coverage from the Climate Summit

January 2009

Italy: Taking on the Mafia

November 2008

Turkey: A Family Erased
Revisiting a bitter history

July 2008

Closing in on the War Criminals
Is Mladic next?

July 2008

The Arrest of Radovan Karadzic
A view from Bosnia

February 2008

Russia: Putin's Plan
Giving up the presidency but not the power

June 2007

Faroe Islands: A Message from the Sea
Whale hunters and mercury

May 2007

Russia: Putin vs. NGOs
Russia's attack on independent voices

May 2007

Russia: Island on the Edge
A rough, new energy frontier

April 2007

France: The Precarious Generation
Au revoir job security

January 2007

Russia: Moscow's Sex and the City
The new reality for Russian Women

January 2007

Moldova: The Price of Sex
Women caught in the sex trade

September 2006

Bosnia: Divided We Stand
Can we agree on a hero?

July 2006

Italy: One-Way Ticket to Europe
African migrants search for a better life

June 2006

Germany: Heart of Berlin
The struggle to save an East German landmark

May 2006

Poland: Chopin's Heart
A nation's musical gift to the world

March 2006

Bosnia: The Men Who Got Away
Who is hunting for Mladic and Karadzic?

March 2006

France: Soundtrack to a Riot
A rap of protest from the ghetto

March 2006

Northern Ireland: Uneasy Peace
A community learns to forgive

December 2005

Norway: Reindeer Men
Mythic nomads in a modern world

October 2005

Ukraine: A Murder in Kyiv
An assassination haunts the country

August 2005

Murder in St. Petersburg
Russian hate crimes on the rise

July 2005

Dark Shadows
The legacy of war in Serbia and Bosnia

January 2004

Spain: The Lawless Sea
Investigating a notorious shipwreck

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October 2003

Moscow: Rich In Russia
The brave new world of young capitalists and tycoons

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May 2003

France: Play it Again Maurice
From North Africa with love Jewish-Arabic soul music

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January 2003

Iceland: The Future of Sound
Innovative pop music from the land of ice and fire

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October 2002

Romania: My Old Haunts
A native son returns to the land of Dracula

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Middle East

July 2009

Jailed In Iran
A reporter's story

June 2009

Egypt: Middle East, Inc
The next generation of entrepreneurs

June 2009

Iran: The Stem Cell Fatwa
Science and religion's unlikely union

May 2009

Iraq: Living in Hiding
Inside a secret women's shelter in Baghdad

November 2007

Egypt: Extraordinary Rendition
Investigating the CIA's secret detentions

September 2007

Dubai: Night Secrets
The oldest profession in the newest playground

August 2007

Iraq: The Alcohol Smugglers
Kurds deliver contraband liquor to Iran

June 2007

Kuwait: The 99
Superheroes of the Muslim world

March 2007

News War: War of Ideas

March 2007

News War: Requiem

December 2006

Iraq: Law and Disorder
On patrol with Kirkuk's police chief

September 2006

Vacation From War
Life on base in the Persian Gulf

August 2006

Iraq: The Fight Over Kirkuk's Oil
Who will control the region's most valuable asset?

May 2006

Palestinian Territories: Inside Hamas
After winning the vote, can they govern?

March 2006

Israel: The Unexpected Candidate
The political conversion of Ehud Olmert

January 2006

Iraq: Saddam's Road to Hell
A journey into the killing fields

September 2005

Weight of the World
Rebuilding Afghanistan in the gym

August 2005

Occupied Minds
A Palestinian and Israeli on the road

June 2005

Return to Kirkuk
A Kurdish exile's journey home

May 2005

Iran: Going Nuclear
Legal power or illegal weapons?

May 2005

Lebanon: The Earthquake
An assassination sparks a revolution

April 2005

Punk Rock in the Holy Land
Israelis find freedom in a thriving punk scene

January 2005

Iraq: Reporting the War
Trying to cover the world's most dangerous place

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January 2004

Iran: Forbidden Iran
A reporter's undercover journey

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May 2003

Lebanon: Party of God
A reporter's search for the real Hezbollah

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May 2003

Iraq: The Road to Kirkuk
After Saddam's terror can Kurds and Arabs live together?

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March 2003

Israel/Palestinian territories: In the Line of Fire
When journalists become targets

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September 2002

Iraq: Truth and Lies in Baghdad
A reporter's journey inside Saddam's regime

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South Asia

February 2010

Pakistan: The Lost Generation
The crisis in Pakistan's schools

November 2009

Afghanistan: Fight for the Korengal Valley

October 2009

Covering Conflict Zones: A Media Symposium
How to protect yourself, your fixer, and your sources.

September 2009

Afghanistan: A Stolen Election?

August 2009

Bangladesh: The Blowback of Corruption
Canadian company leaves environmental scar

August 2009

Bangladesh: Where Corruption Flows

August 2009

West Papua: The Clever One
A peculiar bird's particular talent

July 2009

Pakistan: Karachi's Invisible Enemy
City potent refuge for Taliban fighters

June 2009

Vietnam: Wheels of Change
A rugged wheelchair for the developing world

May 2009

Afghanistan: After an Airstrike

May 2009

Pakistan: Letter from Karachi
A war comes close to home

May 2009

Pakistan: A Death in Swat
A journalist's life and mysterious assassination

May 2009

Burma: One Year After the Deadly Storm

April 2009

Interview With Sharmeen Obaid-Chinnoy

April 2009

Afghanistan: Law & Order

April 2009

Pakistan: Children of the Taliban
Recruiting and intimidating the next generation

March 2009

Bangladesh: The Mystery of a Mutiny

March 2009

Bangladesh: The Mystery of a Mutiny

February 2009

Afghanistan: A Hard Fight

November 2008

Afghanistan: A Cry for Help
Living in a patriarchy

October 2008

Sri Lanka: A Terrorist in the Family
inside the life of a female suicide bomber

September 2008

Burma: Inside the Saffron Revolution
After the uprising, what comes next?

July 2008

Burma: After the Storm
A reporter's video diary

June 2008

India: Design Like You Give a Damn
Building sustainable communities, not trophy homes.

May 2008

India: The Cost of Yellowcake
Mining uranium on tribal lands

February 2008

Pakistan: State of Emergency
Battling a new generation of Taliban

December 2007

On the Edge of the Crescent
Muslim minorities in Southeast Asia

November 2007

Cambodia: Care and Comfort
Cambodia: Care and Comfort

November 2007

India: A Second Opinion
Does Ayurvedic medicine work?

September 2007

Pakistan: Disappeared
One woman's search arouses a nation

August 2007

North Korea: In Black and White

August 2007

Thailand: Women for Peace
Offering solace to victims of conflict

July 2007

Kashmir: A Troubled Paradise

June 2007

Cambodia: The Silk Grandmothers
Weaving a new life from a lost art

June 2007

Indonesia: After the Wave
A search for justice

June 2007

India: A New Life
Getting children off the streets

June 2007

Nepal: A Girl's Life
Making room to read

May 2007

China: The New Wave
Filmmakers reveal society's dark side

April 2007

India: The Missing Girls
A society out of balance

April 2007

Mongolia: Land Without Fences
A nomad's hard choice

April 2007

Afghanistan: The Other War
Is NATO winning the battle?

December 2006

Pakistan: This Is Your Wife
Invitation to an arranged marriage

December 2006

Nepal: Caught in the People's War
A journey into an uncertain future

October 2006

Burma: State of Fear
A regime at war with its own people

October 2006

China Diaries: Part 1 and Part 2
Life on the road in western China

July 2006

India: A Pound of Flesh
Selling kidneys to survive

February 2006

Pakistan: Cold Comfort
A battle for hearts and minds in the quake zone

January 2006

India: Calcutta Calling
American girls explore their roots

July 2005

Seeds of Suicide
India's desperate farmers

July 2005

Cursed by the Gods
Rebuilding lives after the tsunami

June 2004

India: The Sex Workers
A tale of two cities

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March 2004

Pakistan: On a Razor's Edge
A journey home at a time of hope and crisis

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June 2003

India: Starring Osama Bin Laden
A folk opera with a disturbing twist

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May 2003

Nepal: Dreams of Chomolongma
Sherpa women scale Mount Everest

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October 2002

India: Hole in the Wall
Opening the door to cyberspace

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May 2002

Bhutan: The Last Place
Television arrives in a Buddhist kingdom

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May 2002

Sri Lanka: Living in Terror
A journey to a tropical island besieged by suicide bombers

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Asia-Pacific

September 2009

China: Wall Scholar

April 2009

South Korea: The Most Wired Place on Earth
There is one downside, internet addiction.

August 2008

China: Kung Fu English
A bootcamp in the provinces

June 2008

Jesus in China
Is Christianity transforming China?

June 2008

Asia and Africa: Living on the Edge
The human consequences of a warming planet

June 2008

China: Out of the Rubble

January 2008

China: Green Dreams
A not so model village

January 2008

Indonesia: Wham! Bam! Islam!
Muslim super heroes come to Jakarta

December 2007

Philippines: Have Degree Will Travel
Where have all the nurses gone?

October 2007

China: Undermined
Coal mines threaten villages

September 2007

Tibet: Eye Camp
Restoring vision at the top of the world

August 2007

Philippines: The Black Stain of Oil
Who's cleaning up?

March 2007

South Korea: Everyone's a Journalist
The story of OhMynews

April 2006

Japan and China: The Unforgotten War
Views from both sides of East Asia's historical conflict

December 2005

Tuvalu: That Sinking Feeling
Global warming, rising seas

November 2005

Japan: The Slow Life
Tune in, drop out, grow rice

July 2005

The Women's Kingdom
In China, how free can a woman be?

January 2005

China: Silenced
A reporter's nightmare

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June 2004

China: Shanghai Nights
A new generation's cultural revolution

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March 2004

Kyrgyzstan: The Kidnapped Bride
The resurgence of a banned custom

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October 2003

Afghanistan: A House For Haji Baba
Life after war in a former Taliban stronghold

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June 2003

Hong Kong: Chasing the Virus
Trying to stop the deadly SARS epidemic

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June 2003

Philippines: Islands Under Siege
A reporter's journey to meet Muslim rebels

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May 2003

Vietnam: Looking for Home
An expatriate rediscovers his country

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January 2003

North Korea: Suspicious Minds
A reporter's quirky visit to the forbidding

October 2002

Cambodia: Pol Pot's Shadow
Searching for a mysterious executioner

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