infrastructure

Conflict & Justice

Mexico revamps court system

In Mexico, the criminal court system is transforming to make court proceedings open to the public. But Mexico's current rash of drug-related violence makes implementing the new system a daunting task. Monica Ortiz Uribe reports from Ciudad Juarez.

Global Politics

Obama steps up support for NASA

President Obama is asking for a 60 percent increase in funding for NASA's earth sciences budget in the next five years. Much of that will go toward research on climate change. The World's Environment editor Peter Thomson speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

Conflict & Justice

Challenges for a new South Sudan

All eyes are anxiously fixed on January 9th when South Sudan votes on whether or not to secede from the north of the African nation. Will the government of an independent South Sudan be able to deliver on fundamental infrastructure? Matt Ozug reports.