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Cuba's ladies in white

Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana, about the protesters known as 'The Ladies in White.'; wives and mothers of jailed opposition activists. Lately their peaceful marches have been disrupted by crowds of pro-government supporters.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Togo. A few months back, Togo took out an ad in the New York Times, saying it was open for business for tourists. But what would a tourist go to Togo to see? We hear in a report from Anna Boiko-Weyrach.

Arts, Culture & Media

David Broza

The songs of Townes van Zandt have been covered by everyone from Emmylou Harris to Steve Earle from Willie Nelson to Norah Jones. Now, Israeli singer David Broza has turned some of Townes Van Zandt's poems into songs.

Global Politics

British election campaign heats up

British voters go to the polls on May 6th. The American-style TV face-offs have injected extraordinary energy into the campaign. They've also helped elevate the Liberal Democrats. Jeb Sharp talks with Basham Patrick, who directs the Democracy Institute.

Business, Finance & Economics

Fish fraud

Scientists in Ireland have uncovered cases of mistaken fish identity. A quarter of cod and haddock fillets sold in Dublin are neither cod, nor haddock, but completely different species. Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.

Conflict & Justice

Nigeria plans mass execution

Nigeria plans to execute more than 300 prisoners on death row. There hasn't been an official execution in eight years. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Shehu Sani, president of the Civil Rights Congress and a former political prisoner.


World cup stickers stolen

A World Cup sticker is considered a prized souvenir. So much so that gunmen in Brazil have apparently stolen hundreds of thousands of the stickers from the Sao Paolo company that distributes them. Anchor Jeb Sharp has more.