Huntington's Disease is a hereditary brain disorder. In the early 80′s, American scientists pinpointed the gene that causes the disease, thanks to research conducted on an extended family in Venezuela. We hear more from The World's Marina Giovannelli.
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.
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.
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.
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.