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Microinsurance grows in Colombia

Some insurance companies are offering microinsurance for the poor, especially for health matters, meant to protect the poor against financial disasters caused by illness, death or crop failure. Reporter John Otis has the story from Barranquilla, Colombia.

Politics

Dubai repercussions

The government in Dubai has confirmed that it will not guarantee the debt of the state-controled investment company, Dubai World. Jason Margolis has more.