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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Paraguay's capital, Asunci�n. The World's David Leveille profiles the latest diplomatic initiative by the US Ambassador to Paraguay. It's a CD of Paraguayan folk songs sung in the indigenous language, Guarani.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Pamir Mountains. Tom Godell reports on American efforts to document the fast-vanishing Shughni language. Shughni is spoken in the regions of Tajikistan and Afghanistan crossed by the Pamir Mountains.

Politics

Convention coverage in Pashto

Lisa Mullins speaks with Nafees Takar, who is covering the GOP convention for "Radio Dee-wa." That's a Pashto-language service of the Voice of America. It's heard in parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Scotland's Isle of Skye. That's where the new all-Gaelic television channel, BBC Alba is being launched tonight. We speak with musician and broadcaster Mary Ann Kennedy, who is hosting a live show from the Isle of Skye tonight to kick off the new channel.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit - Spanglish

When Spanish collides with English, the result is Spanglish. It's a language that comedian Bill Santiago knows well. So much so that he's written a book called "Pardon My Spanglish." Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.