relief efforts

Global Politics

Preval meets Obama

Haiti's President, Rene Preval, met with President Obama at the White House today. Preval asked the US to keep helping rebuild his nation following January's devastating earthquake. The World's Katy Clark reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The Answer to today's Geo Quiz is Tozeur, Tunisia, the starting point for four US and Canadian students who took 8 days to run across the Northern Sahara desert. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of the students, Jill Gilday.

Sports

World Cup fever in Haiti

Haitians are gripped by World Cup fever. As The World's Amy Bracken reports, Haitians are watching on donated big screens that have been set up in the Port-au-Prince stadium. But this has caused problems for some of the people.

Global Politics

Microinsurance grows in Colombia

Some insurance companies are offering microinsurance for the poor, especially for health matters, meant to protect the poor against financial disasters caused by illness, death or crop failure. Reporter John Otis has the story from Barranquilla, Colombia.

Business, Finance & Economics

Wheat prices soar

Michael Pollan about the worry over world wheat supplies; the price of wheat has soared to record highs recently and meanwhile the World Food Program of the United Nations is warning that expensive wheat could soon force the agency

Lifestyle & Belief

Asian chillies

For the Geo Quiz we set our sights on a scorching hot chilli pepper. We're looking for the South Asian country where this hot pepper grows. How hot is it? Well, the Naga chilli pepper is said to be 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce�

Global Politics

Rebuilding Haiti

Haiti's government has unveiled an expensive reconstruction plan for the country. But there are questions over how best to spend the money. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with reporter Amy Bracken in Port-au-Prince.