Julia Kumari Drapkin

Global Politics

Why Argentines invest in cars

Car sales are booming in Argentina, but it's not just because Argentines want to get out on the road. As Julia Kumari Drapkin reports, Argentines are buying cars as a hedge against inflation.

Conflict & Justice

Argentine veterans fight for recognition

In 1982, Britain and Argentina went to war over the Falklands/ Malvinas. Argentina's government officially recognizes only those veterans who fought the British directly. But that leaves some former soldiers out. Julia Kumari Drapkin has our story.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer today is Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two men living in Buenos Aires plan to get married tomorrow. The World's Julia Kumari Drapkin spoke to them.

Environment

Saving the sharks

Sharks may be fearsome predators, but over fishing threatens their survival. The World's Julia Kumari Drapkin profiles an unusual pair of shark researchers. One has always wanted to protect sharks. The other used to kill them.

Global Politics

Palau envoy

Palau and other Pacific island nations aren't represented at the United Nations by their own citizens. They're represented by American lawyers and law students. The Americans are pushing the UN to act quickly on climate change.