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The Garifuna of Honduras
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
We head to Uruguay for a look at South America's "xfirst" sustainable school. It was built with recycled materials produces no waste and its powered by solar panels. From a young age students are taught to protect the environment. For this week's end-musical piece we have the images of this environmentally-friendly place of learning.
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.
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Colombia - Homeless City (Michelle Begue) - When Bogota's new mayor Enrique Penalosa took office in early 2016, he vowed to take down crime in the Colombian capital. One of his first offensives was a raid into the "Bronx." It is the city's most dangerous slum, plagued by drugs, weapons and savage violence. The raid ended with the evacuation of cartels and criminal gangs... but it also uncovered a complex reality: thousands of people were living in the Bronx, without a home. Correspondent Michelle Begue has more on Colombia's Homeless City.
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