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Mohawk tribe orders evictions

Leaders on the Kahnawake Mohawk reservation near Montreal recently asked non-Mohawks living there to move. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Joe Delaronde, spokesman for the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake.

Conflict & Justice

Ghana gold

Gold mining is a key part of the development strategy of the West African country Ghana. But as Anna Boiko-Weyrach reports, there's growing concern about its impact on local communities and the environment.


'A Film Unfinished'

A decade after World War II, a copy of a film was found titled 'the ghetto.' Another reel was discovered that showed that the scenes in the film were staged. A new documentary attempts to show how the film was really shot. From PRI's The World.


Conditions in Haiti still desperate'

It's ten months since a powerful earthquake struck Haiti. Conditions for many are still desperate. Violence, particularly against women, is on the rise. These are the findings of a report by Refugees International. Lisa Mullins talks with Melanie Teff.


Land deals of wealthy nations

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, about land deals between countries. More needs to be done to insure the lands deals are done in a responsible way.