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Broadcast news magazine featuring investigative reports, hard news, personality profiles, and feature pieces. Distributed by CCTV, broadcast in English.
Mexico - Dengue Vaccine (Gerry Hadden) Dengue sickens some 390 million people each year, according to the World Health Organization. The tropical disease is spread by mosquitoes and can cause high fever, the chills, vomiting - and in severe cases- hemorrhaging and death. There is no cure. But now there is a vaccine. It's being rolled out in a handful of countries, including Mexico. Americas Now correspondent Gerry Hadden reports from Morelos State in Mexico. Panama - No Smoking (Harris Whitbeck) - The use of tobacco products is still prevalent in Latin America.
Honduras - Garifuna
They're people with a unique culture who live mostly in coastal Central America. The Garifuna are the descendants of runaway African slaves and local indigenous groups with their own language, religion and lands. But the Garifuna in Honduras say their land is under siege. Several of their leaders have been killed as they fight to defend it. But they say it's hard to find justice in a country with impunity and corruption. Correspondent Gerry Hadden brought this story.
Musical - Uruguay green school
Mexico - Deporting Mexican Veterans
Many Mexican immigrants joined the U.S. military and fought in wars on behalf of the country. But they were soldiers, not citizens because they were never officially naturalized. And they later found out they had no legal protection against being deported if they committed a crime. Their supporters say the real crime is how the U.S. government could deport them in the first place after risking their lives to protect and defend the country. Mike Kirsch reports.
Ecuador - Last Ice Merchant "Chimborazo"
Forecasts are dire for Louisiana to experience the second-highest sea level rise in the world. How is the region adapting?KCET Original
Amy Chua provides a cautionary critique of political tribalism in her characteristically sharp style.KCET Original
Drawing on vivid stories and original research, Yascha Mounk identifies three key drivers of voters’ discontent: stagnating living standards, fears of multiethnic democracy and the rise of social media.KCET Original
There's a persisting assumption in contemporary art circles that you can't be a good artist and good mother both. These fou artists are working to shatter this cliché, juggling demands of career and family and finding ways to explore the maternal.KCET Original
Alicia finds hidden photos revealing the true Alarcón family.KCET Original
Alicia finds hidden photos revealing the true Alarcón family.
In Jerusalem, a choreographer, a visual artist, a rabbi-dancer, a female hip-hop singer and a comedy writer/performer struggle to find a place amidst the underlying tensions of an ancient city defined by separation.
The filmmakers use never-before-seen footage to tell the little-known story of Senator Robert F. Kennedy's influential June 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of apartheid.
The world’s largest land predator is under threat, and George is heading to Canada’s far north to see how polar bears are coping with their rapidly changing climate.
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