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World in Progress: South America's biggest refugee crisis is heating up
Venezuela has been suffering from severe hyper-inflation, leading to food and medicine shortages. Millions of people have already left the South American country in search of a better life elsewhere. The crisis has spilled over into other countries in the region, as Venezuela's neighbors Brazil and Colombia struggle to cope with the influx of refugees.
World in Progress: Ghana's missing doctors
Once they have completed their medical degree, many Ghanaian doctors prefer to move to Europe or North America instead of working in a hospital back home. The problem is even worse in the countryside. And the health professionals, politicians and NGOs who are trying to counter the problems caused by the missing doctors face huge challenges.
World in Progress: Oscar Romero, the saint from El Salvador
Many people in El Salvador were overjoyed when Oscar Romero, was canonized as a saint by the Vatican in October 2018. In 1980, the Arch Bishop had been assassinated by a henchman of the military regime. Romero had spoken out on behalf of the poor, against social injustice, torture and killings. Four decades after his death, he remains an inspiration for many in the troubled country.
World in Progress: What's in a song?
Let's dive into the world of music. Did you know the Christmas song Silent Night originated in a small Austrian village 200 years ago? We hear how gospel music in Tanzania is changing as young people take center stage. We'll also have futuristic sounds from Japan and much more here on DW's World in Progress.