Lisa Mullins

Arts, Culture & Media

New spice for Sichuan's cuisine

For our Geo Quiz, we're on the lookout for a city in southwest China known for its silk, teahouses and traditional spices. We're talking peppercorns, ginger and chili peppers. But new spices and western-style dishes are starting to appear around town.

Conflict & Justice

UN takes steps against Gaddafi

The United Nations Security Council is expected to vote today on a resolution authorizing a no-fly zone over Libya. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Colum Lynch, who covers the UN for the Washington Post and Foreign Policy magazine.

Conflict & Justice

Syria protests continue

Thousands of Syrians demonstrated today against Bashar Assad's authoritarian regime. On Tuesday, security forces in Homs opened fire with live ammunition on hundreds of anti-government demonstrators. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with one of the protesters.

Business, Finance & Economics

Cuban coffee

For the Geo Quiz we're on the island of Cuba, looking for its largest mountain range. It's known for its coffee plantations but these days there isn't enough coffee in Cuba - once a major coffee exporter - to even meet the demands of the local population.