Central America / Caribbean

Environment

Geo quiz and answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for an island off that's part of the Galapagos chain and named after a saint. The answer is San Cristobal or St. Christopher in English. San Cristobal is part of Ecuador. And it's home to three wind turbines that the government of Ecuador will help power the Galapagos Islands with 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2015. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Jim Tolan, the engineer in charge of the project.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit - Gonzalo Ascencio

Anchor Lisa Mullins profiles Cuban songwriter, Gonzalo Ascencio. Known mostly by his nickname Tio Tom, he wrote hundreds of rumbas, but got little credit. Now 17 after his death, a new CD pays tribute to the man some call the "Irving Berlin of rumba."

Global Politics

Puerto Rico primary

Fair Game news analyst Ritch Duncan examines what impact the Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico could have on the Presidential nomination.

Global Politics

Duffy at the Shay Shack

Fair Game wanted to get an on the ground perspective from Puerto Rico on this. Faith speaks to a man that goes by the single name Duffy. He runs the Shay Shack on Vieques.

Conflict & Justice

Mexico human rights case in international court

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho exposed a pedophile ring with ties to Mexican officials. Her work got her kidnapped, threatened, and even jailed -- all by state police. Now she's fighting back and taking her case to an international court for human rights abuses. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story.

Mexico's war on drugs

Mexico's battle against drug traffickers is looking increasingly like a real war. The Mexican Army is involved, and traffickers are responsing with brazen attacks. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story from Mexico City.

Drought and the study of lost cultures

Researchers and archeologists have teamed up to study how drought may be connected to the disappearance of past civilizations, and Reporter Daniel Grossman visited Guatemala

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