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Global Scan

Mandela brings people together, even in death

World leaders and regular people gathered Tuesday in South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela — a man who was labelled a terrorist by the US until 8 years ago, a friend of China and Cuba, and now a symbol of hope and reconciliation for millions. We also look at Saudi Arabia's interest in its own human genome project, one of the most extreme zipline rides in the world, and a video game where the villian is alcoholism. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Politics

Cuba's help for Haiti

Cuba has agreed to allow American planes flying medical evacuation missions from Haiti to travel through Cuban air space. Normally, US flights would have to go around Cuba, losing valuable travel time. Anchor Maroc Werman has details.

Global Politics

Cuba creates its own wikipedia'

Cuba is launching its local equivalent of Wikipedia. It's called Ecu-red and boasts entries aiming to disseminate information from a 'decolonizer' point of view. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Michael Voss in Havana.