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Arts, Culture & Media

Venezuela's gas guzzlers

In many parts of the world, fuel economy has become the gold-standard for cars. But not in Maracaibo, Venezuela, where old gas guzzlers are still prized for their sturdy frames and powerful engines. The World's Marina Giovannelli brings us the story.

Conflict & Justice

French protests intensify

A blockade of oil refineries is into its seventh day and one in four petrol stations is affected. President Nicolas Sarkozy has called a crisis cabinet. Oil company Exxon Mobil has described the situation as �critical�. Anita Elash reports.


Pipeline Troubles

Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson about an oil spill that may have big consequences for a plan to pump oil from Alberta to the Pacific Ocean, and play into the fight over the Keystone oil pipeline in the US.