At first glance, the Palestinian economy appears to be booming: People are out on the streets, and small shops are packed. But the territory is under Israeli military control, and heavily dependent upon international aid.
Leticia Rodriguez's aunt was Eva Garza, a star singer in Mexico and one of the first Latina crossover artists back in the 1940s and 50s. Rodriguez wants to keep her aunt's legacy alive and her new album includes many of the songs made famous by Garza.
One of Australia's most famous musicians died this week. Jimmy Little was 75. Little was one of Australia's most prominent Aborigines. The World's Jason Margolis met Jimmy Little in Australia last year.
Thousands of Syrian refugees had been welcomed by ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's government without restrictions. Now, the new military-backed government is requiring refugees to have visas, and threatening to arrest those who don't have one.
In the Midwest, where the immigrant population has soared in recent years, Latino farmers are breaking through cultural and language barriers to run their own farms. A new US government project is also supporting them along the way.
President Barack Obama has linked the ongoing struggle for economic equality with the goals of the 1963 March on Washington, in a speech marking its 50th anniversary. The President described it as "our great unfinished business."