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Global Politics

Protecting themselves in Juarez

Residents in the Mexican border city of Juarez are increasingly forming neighborhood associations and blocking off streets in an effort shield themselves from ongoing drug violence. Monica Ortiz Uribe discovered the trend is uniting neighborhoods.

Lifestyle & Belief

Mexican school for midwives

Midwives have helped the women of rural Mexico to give birth. But that's a tradition that's dying out, as more women deliver their babies in hospitals. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe found one clinic where Mexican women can still learn to become midwives.

Global Politics

Sudan split over oil

An oil-rich area on the border between northern and southern Sudan is adding to already tense relations that exist between the Sudanese government and southern leaders. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Rebecca Hamilton.

Global Politics

Connecting Venezuela and Cuba

This weekend, an operation begins in Venezuela to lay down a fiberoptic cable all the way to Cuba. We want to know where in Venezuela will the undersea cable start its journey and where will it come ashore in Cuba?