Published on Nov 21, 2012 by NationalGeographic
The post-Katrina drug culture of New Orleans is revealed.
Thousands of Haitians sought refuge in the United States after last year’s devastating earthquake in Haiti. Many are young people, now enrolled in U.S. schools, surrounded by a new language and culture. VOA’s Alex Villarreal tells us how one high school in Florida is helping the students adjust.
In the American south, the Mississippi River has crested just short of record floods in 1937.
The rising river and its tributaries is now affecting those who live in low lying areas – poor people mainly without insurance, who by American standards have nothing, and who now are about to lose even that.
Al Jazeera’s John Terrett reports from the Mississippi Delta.
As the fallout from Japan’s earthquake continues, the government of the Philippines is taking note.
The capital Manila sits on a massive fault line, and there are concerns the city’s infrastructure would not be able to withstand a quake.