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Bolivia Takes Chile To Court Over Access To Sea

The landlocked nation wants to reclaim access to the Pacific that it lost in a 19th century war. But it's unclear if Chile will submit to the International Court of Justice and engage in the process.
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As Myanmar Reforms, Old Tensions Rise To The Surface

After decades of military rule, Myanmar is experiencing rapid economic and social reforms. But some now fear that long-suppressed ethnic and religious tensions will be hard to contain. Violence between Buddhists and Muslims that began in the western part of country last year now appear to be spreading.
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In the Golan Heights: Stray Bullets And Spring Cleaning

The Syrian civil war rages just a short distance across the frontier from Israeli-occupied territory. As spring blossoms around them, Israelis are watching warily.
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From The Border To The Fortune 500

Hector Ruiz is one of the few Latinos who have led Fortune 500 companies. He grew up poor in a small coal-mining town in Mexico. He shined shoes to help his family get by, and walked across the U.S.-Mexico border each day to go to high school in Texas. Host Michel Martin talks with him about his new memoir, Slingshot.

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