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Struggling on the front line of the US drug war - Saturday, October 11th 2008 9:39
Drug abuse continues to be a major problem in the US that the presidential candidates haven't been talking about.Treating drug addiction primarily as a medical problem is a...
Second Presidential Debate 2008 - Wednesday, October 8th 2008 9:44
Full video of the second 2008 Presidential Debate with Sen. John McCain and Barak Obama from C-SPAN. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaBiVJtZc00  
Gulf markets fall among uncertainty - Sunday, October 5th 2008 16:02
Markets in the Middle East have closed deep in the red. They had been spared the pain over the last five days because they were closed for Eid holidays. But no respite for them...
Obamania in Brazil elections - Sunday, October 5th 2008 6:35
Claudio Enrique Barack Obama has changed his name in honour of the US presidential candidate, Barack Obama, hoping to boost his electoral chances in Brazil's provincial...
Media Literacy: The Phenomenon of the YouTube Killers - Saturday, October 4th 2008 17:29
This week on The Listening Post, old media, new media and the phenomenon of the YouTube killers.In this week's News Divide, we take a look at the latest phenomenon of our time,...
Bush warns bailout must be passed - Tuesday, September 30th 2008 21:04
The US president has moved to convince Democrats and his own Republicans to find a way to agree a rescue plan for troubled financial institutions after the bill was rejected by...
Submersiblel Drug Bust Near Guatemala - Sunday, September 28th 2008 13:47
Boarding teams from the Cutter Midgett seized a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel carrying 15,000 lbs. of cocaine, and apprehended its four crewmembers near Guatemala....
Financial crisis hits Pakistan - Sunday, September 28th 2008 13:31
Pakistan only has $3 billion left in foreign reserves to pay for food and oil, triggering fears that a failed state could become a safe haven for terrorists.Al Jazeera's Kamal...
Chinese rural communities embrace solar power - Sunday, September 28th 2008 13:21
China's economic transformation has been hailed as many things, but environmentally sensitive isn't usually one of them. But now, green technology is increasingly being used -...
Bolivia's Coca culture - Sunday, September 28th 2008 13:10
The coca plant, used in indigenous cultural rituals and traditional medicines, is also the main ingredient for cocaine. Bolivia is the third largest producer of coca and cocaine...
Peacekeepers 'abusing children' in Haiti - Friday, September 26th 2008 18:18
Children as young as six are being sexually abused by United Nations peacekeepers and aid workers in return for food and money, says a report by Save the Children, a non-profit...
International Day of Peace - Sunday, September 21st 2008 10:15
Today we celebrate the International Day of Peace.  Here's an ancient Amerindian Prophecy about the one called the "Peacemaker" who brought a  message of peace.
Bangladesh cracks down on tainted milk powder - Saturday, September 20th 2008 8:22
Four Chinese babies have died and more than six thousand have fallen ill from dairy products that tested positive for the toxic chemical, Melamine. Singapore and Malaysia have...
US navy ships at five year high in Gulf - Thursday, September 18th 2008 14:09
The number of US navy ships in the Gulf is at a five year high. The US says they are there to protect Iraq, but Iran says it is all part of a military build up, which threatens...
Stock market's overrun by crisis of confidence - Thursday, September 18th 2008 8:00
The financial crisis has prompted a global response, with central banks co-ordinating to swap currency in an attempt to stop the selling. Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett in New York...
Message Dr. Mirta Roses - CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY - Wednesday, September 17th 2008 20:10
September 13th 2008 was the first Caribbean Wellness Day, in commemoration of the landmark summit by CARICOM Heads of Government in 2007. Their Port-of-Spain Declaration called...
India's child flood victims - Wednesday, September 17th 2008 20:02
An estimated three million people have been left homeless after massive floods swamped hundreds of villages in northern India.In the wake of this natural disaster, Al Jazeera's...
Lehman Bros meltdown shakes world's markets - Monday, September 15th 2008 15:30
Top US investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection, a move that sent shockwaves through financial markets. The European Central Bank has injected $42bn into...
Native Americans neglected after Gustav - Friday, September 12th 2008 16:24
More than a week after Hurricane Gustav spared the city of New Orleans, some gulf coast communities are still dealing with the storm's destruction. One Native American community...
Russian jets in Venezuela hit relations with US - Thursday, September 11th 2008 18:22
The already frosty relations between Moscow and the US are being put under further strain with the arrival of two Russian bombers in Venezuela. Moscow insists they are just on a...
Haiti prison hit by flooding - Tuesday, September 9th 2008 20:11
Before slamming into Cuba, Hurricane Ike left at least 66 people dead in flood-ravaged Haiti. About 600 people have been killed after four storms hit the country in three weeks....
Hurricane Ike sparks panic in Haiti - Sunday, September 7th 2008 7:34
Hurricane Ike has barrelled into the Caribbean, packing winds of 215km an hour and is now roaring over the British territory of Turks and Caicos.The Caribbean island of Haiti is...
Floods devastate Haiti - Saturday, September 6th 2008 21:01
Devastating floods and hunger are hitting the people of Haiti where at least 137 people had died when tropical storm Hanna struck.  Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from...
CARICOM Secretariat supports Caribbean artistes - Monday, May 26th 2008 19:27
Caribbean artistes unite to promote the music and entertainment industries under one Caribbean banner. A delegation heads to the United Kingdom to participate in the London...
UN Alert on Global Rice Supply - Wednesday, May 14th 2008 20:47
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations predicts that rice production will increase by 1.8 percent in 2008. Production increases are expected in all the...