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Hip hop artist Joaquin Santos is from San Diego but he has strong family ties to El Salvador. His solo album, Salva Vida, tackles the social, political and economic problems plaguing the Central American nation.

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The year in China

2008 was a milestone year for China. The Summer Olympics in Beijing capped more than ten years of growing prosperity, prestige and influence for the country. But China also experienced some significant low points this year, including the crackdown in Tibet, scandals over contaminated milk ... and a slowing economy. The World's Mary Kay Magistad looks back at China's 2008.