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Global Politics

Trapped Chilean miners alive

A Chilean copper and gold mine collapsed 17 days ago and stranded 33 men. The men were found alive but there's a catch. It could take months to carve a tunnel big enough for them to get out. Jeb Sharp reports.

Global Politics

The day after in Ecuador

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa vows to punish those who were behind a police rebellion yesterday. Anchor Marco Werman finds out how Ecuadoreans are reacting today from Tomas Ciuffardi of TV station Ecuavisa in Quito.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tom Ze

Brazilian musical iconoclast Tom Ze has re-released a trilogy of his estudandos, or studies, of bossa nova and samba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him and finds out why he twisted these beloved musical styles.

Arts, Culture & Media

Palenque Palenque

For today's Global Hit, we hear the sounds of African influence in Colombia. A new collection called Palenque Palenque shows how Afro roots music asserted in the 70s and 80s within a salsa-dominant country.