Wed July 11, 2012 at 11:00 PM
The Dispatches feature for the August 6 holiday highlights some of the young reporters who contributed to the final season of the show -- and will bring you the world in the future.
Wed June 20, 2012 at 11:00 PM
This week - we say good-bye. It's our last program but we're going out with boats, baboons, and a bang. We'll touch on some of the stories we've brought you over the years, some of the places we've been, and some of the strange and sublime people we put into your radio. Along the way, we'll hear some of the moments that stopped us in our tracks. And hear some untold stories from our our correspondents. We saved the best for last.
Wed June 13, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Redemption songs. A con turns pro on the South African music scene, delivering on the promise his friend saw in him. A story of toothsome tourism. Why some Americans are going south for their dental care. Then, the peace after Jody's War. We catch up with the Canadian sniper who lost his feet in Afghanistan, but found hope at home. The doctors dilemma. A Canadian physiotherapist questions his time helping injured Haitians when no one's improving the conditions they'll live in. And the rise of the...
Wed June 6, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Why Italy illegally walled off the sea to would-be refugees and sent them to certain abuse in Libya. Dining out on a country specializing in famine. There's more than kimchi at a North Korean-themed restaurant. Speaking of menus, there's a celebrity cook on Egyptian TV pitching comfort food for an uncomfortable economy. Then, a Bosnian memoir from a correspondent seething about the perils of the Balkan region's unresolved history. And from Cuba, how to get along with your neighbours when you're...
Wed May 30, 2012 at 11:00 PM
from Kabul, Afghanistan - Lima, Peru - Florence, Italy - Hong Kong - Mumbai, India
Wed May 23, 2012 at 11:00 PM
How does a hairdresser recruited for work in Dubai, wind up slaving for the U.S. military in a war zone in Iraq? We look at the plight of those known as "The Invisible Army." In Uganda you can inherit a wife, marry more than one, and beating them isn't much of a crime. And changing that is proving problematic. Then, a young award-winning reporter on shoe leather, social media and his first time in a free-fire zone. And, Florentine steak, well-aged parmeggiano, and an egg-rich gelato to die for. How to find best food in Florence.
Wed May 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM
From Zimbabwe, a foreign photographer emerges from jail telling of political tyranny, sadistic guards, and a first-hand fear of the lost freedoms he was sent to cover. In Ukraine, a political protest that takes its top off. Half-naked women take to the streets saying it's their way of struggling for gender equality. And from the vaults, Visions Of Joanna: the story of a picture that sent a man in China on a twelve-year quest. And, we'll re-visit the Tree of Forgetfulness as author Alexandra Fuller...
Wed March 7, 2012 at 11:00 PM
This week: The Mexican Mayor nobody messes with. Some who've tried to are dead. Vigilante justice maybe, but voters like it. Then, Putin's Kiss: the new documentary that reveals how the Kremlin uses the country's youth to police his political opponents. Meanwhile, Italy is trying to shake up its economy by shaking up some of the most privileged people in the country. And, China's new literature of ambition. Plus the car guards of Cape Town.
Wed February 29, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Welcome to the podcast of CBC Radio's Dispatches for February 23rd, 2012, with Rick MacInnes-Rae. This week, we will cover Russia's election. But the campaign's more interesting than the outcome. Haiti's carnival. A dark and distrubing affair from the Rope Throwers of Jacmel. And Yemen protests. We walk through Change Square to hear why they keep at it. Also on the program, Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, on documenting the grisly abuse that just won her an Oscar. And, the Buddhists of Tibet grapple...
Wed February 22, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Welcome to the podcast of CBC Radio's Dispatches for February 23rd, 2012. I'm Rick MacInnes-Rae.
From the streets of Senegal, the rise of the Fed Up movement. Political unrest flares in another African state
The story of the solar suitcase. A doctor with an idea that's bringing light and saving lives in the developing world.
And, in a special feature-length interview, we'll hear about the timidity of nations and the torment of a man who seeks justice for the victims of genocide. The...