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Global Politics

‘Hate crimes’ plague Staten Island

Staten Island has long been home to newly-arrived immigrants – now a wave of attacks against Latinos has both officials and residents worried, as PRI's The World reporter Alex Gallafent reports from the New York City borough.

Environment

Cocaine submarine off Guatemala's coast

We're looking for a department of Guatemala, where major drug bust just happened. This department is on the country's southern coast, on the Pacific Ocean. We'll tell you what washed up on the shores, after you take crack at naming the department.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The coastal state of Escuintla is the answer to the Geo Quiz. Authorities there this week intercepted a 55 foot submarine loaded with a US bound cargo of cocaine. Steven Dudley has been researching drug trafficking in Central America.

Environment

Beneath Guatemala sinkhole

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with geo-scientist Timothy Bechtel, about the massive sinkhole that swallowed an intersection and a three-story factory in Guatemala as the country was hit by Tropical Storm Agatha.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the common theme that connects Australia's coastal region "The Great Sandy," North Korea's Mount Myohyang, and Lagunas de Montebello, near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The answer is....they are all newly deemed 'biosphere reserves.'

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