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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Brazilian musician Jair Oliveira is bringing back the sound of the seventies with his style of samba-soul. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Oliveira, who also performs one of his songs for us in the studio.

Science, Tech & Environment

Searching the ocean

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fish of American Underwater Search and Survey about the challenges of an undersea search. Investigators have descended upon a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean where floating debris was found a day after an Air France airliner went missing with 228 passengers on board.

Global Politics

Concerns about Venezuela

A group of Venezuelan opposition leaders are in Washington for talks with the head of the Organization of American States, about their concerns over the state of democracy in Venezuela. Correspondent Will Grant reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Our Disappeared

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with documentary filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about his new film, �Our Disappeared. It tells the story of his investigation into the political kidnappings and murders of many of his college friends in Buenos Aires in the 1970s.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer today is Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two men living in Buenos Aires plan to get married tomorrow. The World's Julia Kumari Drapkin spoke to them.

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

ChocQuibTown

A hip Colombian rap band from the Pacific Coast of Columbia has made it big in Bogota. Now the group is proving itself in the US. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the leader singer of ChocQuibTown.