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An alternative to the Panama Canal?

The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.

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Geo Answer and Global Hit

Brooklyn, NY and Bogota, Colombia are the answers to our Geo Quiz today. Both cities figure in our Global Hit too. Members of the musical group Monareta hail from Bogota, but spend a lot of time in Brooklyn.

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Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman was in Bogota, Colombia last week. He speaks to anchor Lisa Mullins about the trip and where Colombians go to buy their music.

Conflict & Justice

Colombia's spy agency scandal

Colombia intelligence agency, the DAS, has been caught eavesdropping on citizens known to be critics of Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe. That's feeding suspicion that the orders came from the top. John Otis reports from the capital Bogota.

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ChocQuibTown

A hip Colombian rap band from the Pacific Coast of Columbia has made it big in Bogota. Now the group is proving itself in the US. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the leader singer of ChocQuibTown.

Global Politics

Colombian senator 'collaborated' with FARC

Colombian senator Piedad Cordoba has been banned from public office for 18 years for 'collaborating' with the FARC. Cordoba helped negotiate the release of several FARC hostages but is now accused of exceeding her role as a mediator. John Otis reports.

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Food as fine art

In the Geo Quiz, we're looking for the Moon City. So where is it? For starters it's not on the moon. Host Marco Werman takes us to a restaurant in the Moon City where owner Andres Jaramillo has taken food and entertainment planning to a fine art.