Factories on the Mexican side of the US border employ tens of thousands of workers but as The World's Lorne Matelon reports,
Lisa Mullins speaks with Lutfallah Mashal, Governor of Afghanistan's Laghman Province, about the challenges posed by the illegal poppy trade there.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with mountaineer and film-maker David Breshears about the Olympic torch's ascent to the top of Mount Everest.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nishio in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The area is known for its green tea plantations. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from green tea executive Shiro Nobunaga.
The World's April Peavey has a profile of Chinese singer Sa Dingding. She's proud to represent China around the globe, even in the face of criticism over Tibet and human rights.
Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from Burma from a BBC reporter who has made his way to Rangoon: He describes a country that is struggling to address the widespread death and destruction caused by a cyclone this weekend
The World's Katy Clark reports on the dire situation in Burma following last weekend's cyclone where international aid has begun arriving but some aid groups are still complaining that the government is dragging its heels
Burma's mangroves have buffered the country from the worst effects of natural disasters, but now that the mangrove forests have been cleared away to make way for shrimp and fish farms
Humanitarian groups warn that North Korea is facing another food crisis similar to that of a decade ago nut politics may get in the way of food aid
In Jamaica, two songs have been written and recorded by Jamaican artists in support of Barack Obama's presidential run, and The World's Marco Werman has been trying to find out what Jamaica's Obama songs are all about.