Global Scan

An ancient lost Mayan city reappears in Mexico

The Mayan civilization thrived more than a thousand years ago. Many of its cities simply disappeared as jungle overtook them. One of them was found decades ago and then lost again, until now. We also report on why women may be bearing the brunt of Ebola's attack in West Africa, and how Syrian cyber-warriors are using viral clickbait to trap enemies of the Syrian regime. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Massacre in Guinea

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with African expert Elizabeth Schmidt on the significance of the stadium in Conakry, Guinea where a massacre took place on September 28th. 157 people were killed and more than 1,000 wounded when troops opened fire on protesters.


Guineans in New York City look toward home

The violence that has rocked the West African nation of Guinea in the past weeks has left many Guineans living outside the country anxious about their friends and families back home. The World's Alex Gallafent takes the pulse of Guineans in New York.


All eyes on Guinea

The United States, France and the European Union are calling on the military government in the West African nation of Guinea to step down. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the mood in Guinea from Patrick Smith, editor of Africa Confidential.

Conflict & Justice

Guinea election interview

The West African nation of Guinea has held its first free presidential election since it became independent more than 50 years ago. Anchor David Baron speaks with Richard Moncrieff, West Africa Project Director for the International Crisis Group.