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Chavez reversals

Lorne Matalon reports on a series of policy reversals by Venezuela's president Hugo Ch-vez: critics say the reversals show that Ch-vez is struggling, but Ch-vez appears to be shifting positions to consolidate his support among voters in Venezuela.

Concern for the hostages left behind

Three Americans held captive for more than five years in the jungles of Colombia have returned home, but now that they are free, the former captives are expressing concern for the people still being held hostage, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.

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Global Hit

Celebrated Brazilian singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil has a new album out in which he addresses means of communication around the world.

Questions about a 1994 bombing in Argentina

Today is the 14th anniversary of the bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires where 85 people were killed, but despite the blame placed on Hezbollah and Iran for the bombing by the Argentine government