Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he hopes relations between his nation and Washington will improve after George W. Bush leaves office, but, as The World's Lorne Matalon reports, that won't be easy.
Amazon rainforest activist Chico Mendes was murdered 20 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC environmental correspondent Tim Hirsch about Mendes' legacy and the ongoing struggles in Brazil to slow deforestation.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is turning to desperate measures to maintain power as her approval ratings plummet in the run-up to midterm elections. Correspondent Ian Mount has details.
Constant violence in a Rio de Janeiro slum has left many residents suffering from depression. The BBC's Gary Duffy reports on how a team from the group 'Doctors without Borders' is treating depression in the slum. On PRI's The World.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Gaynor of Reuters News Agency and co-author of an investigative report that reveals evidence of a connection between Colombia's cocaine trade and groups tied to al Qaeda.