Nov. 22, 2010
New international investment and steady growth have made Mozambique a promising African economy, but little of that change has trickled down to the citizens, many of whom still struggle to afford staple foods.In the first of three reports, Ray Suarez explores how the growing economy has left many of the poorest people behind.
Oct. 25, 2010
Ray Suarez gives a preview of his series of Global Health Unit reports from one of the poorest countries in the world, Mozambique, where the number of cases of HIV and AIDS has strained medical and financial resources.
Oct. 22, 2010
MAPUTO | A few weeks ago at the U.N., I interviewed the Health Minister of Mozambique, Paolo Ivo Garrido. By the time I got to Maputo in October, Garrido had been dismissed. In the near term, it doesn't matter that much. The country's problems are daunting, no matter who's running the health ministry.
Oct. 18, 2010
In Mozambique, Maputo's streets were buzzing with commercial activity Monday and its beaches were packed over the weekend with families having picnics and friends sharing beers. But just last month, there was a very different scene: riots over a hike in food and water prices raged for three days and ended with 13 people dead.