In 35 seconds, the city of Léogane was almost entirely destroyed by last year’s earthquake. A year after, 80% of the victims are still living in camps surrounded by rubble, without water or electricity. Despite millions in international aid, the rebuilding process is at a standstill.
President Robert Mugabe's past land reforms drove more than 4,000 farmers off their land and destroyed a once prosperous sector. One year after a historic power-sharing deal was signed, Zimbabwe's agriculture is still in the doldrums.
For over forty years, the country was ruled by one man, Omar Bongo. After his death, elections named Ali Bongo, Omar's son, the new president. However, two other candidates are also claiming victory. And they're not backing down.
European Union ministers and health experts are meeting in closed session to discuss how best to tackle a second wave of Influenza A (H1N1). But how big is the risk? And what steps are being taken to curb the outbreak?
Despite the thousands of soldiers deployed across the country to combat arms and drugs smuggling in Mexico, no end is in sight. Arms arrive from the US to supply the country's fearless cartels, who are ready to kill anyone in their way.