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03 September 2009 

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Global Markets Finish 2008 on Positive Note  Audio Clip Available
Stock markets around the world record a positive day at the end of 2008
Havana Marks 50th Anniversary Of Cuban Revolution
Apart from occasional celebratory posters and flags hanging from Havana store windows and buildings, there was not much hoopla on this 50th anniversary
Report: Fewer Journalists Killed in 2008
Reporters Without Borders says number of journalists killed worldwide dropped by nearly a quarter this year, largely because of improvements in Iraq