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Global Politics

Avatar in the Amazon

If there were ever a place that came close to the magical world of Pandora in James Cameron's new film Avatar, it would probably be the Amazon. Reporter Melaina Spitzer joined a group of indigenous leaders from the Amazon to see Avatar on the big screen.

Conflict & Justice

Dangerous Mexican city

We're looking for a Mexican city that has made headlines recently as one of the world's most violent: registering thousands of homicides. Yet a high school student exchange program continues there as usual, despite the dangers. Monica Ortiz Uribe reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Alexandra Bounxouei

Alexandra Bounxouei is a teen idol in Laos. She's young and vivacious, with a legion of fans at home and around the world. She's also a classically trained violinist. Mary Stucky has the story of the 'Lao Princess of Pop.'

Arts, Culture & Media

Gipsy Kings

The gypsy flamenco band 'The Gipsy Kings' is touring North American cities for the next two weeks, and as The World's Adeline Sire explains, the band's added a unique song to its repertoire.

Global Politics

Haitian student in New York

Since the earthquake in Haiti, thousands of Haitians have arrived in the US. One grassroots organization in Brooklyn helps such students finds places at schools. The World's Alex Gallafent has this story in our series ?Learning in two languages'.