In Panama, scientists are racing to find and save frogs before they succumb to a virulent fungus that's been killing amphibians around the world. Sabri Ben-Achour reports on the effort to get frogs into what they're calling 'amphibian arks.'
Imagine getting a phone call out of the blue from a former lover asking you to become his queen. That's exactly what happened to a Washington DC woman who was crowned queen of an African Village Friday. Sabri Ben-Achour from station, WAMU reports.
Sarah Palin urged Americans on Sunday not to forget Haiti as she wrapped up a weekend visit to the Caribbean nation. Haitians have been looking for ways to help themselves and some are using their cell phones to do so. Sabri Ben-Acho reports from Haiti.
ï¿½Restaveks'. It's an old cultural institution that nowadays often equates to child slavery. The UN estimates that 183,000 Haitian children are restaveks. Reporter Sabri Ben-Achour from WAMU visited a special school for these children.
As many Haitians settle in tent cities, water has become a critical issue. Aid organizations and the Haitian government were quick to establish a water supply, but as Sabri Ben-Achour reports from Port-au-Prince, sanitation is quite another matter.