Americas Now 12/26/2016 Forced sterilization; Game Changer; From Chile to China
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Elaine Reyes

Elaine Reyes is a news anchor for CCTV America based in Washington, D.C. She joined CCTV News from WRC-TV, the NBC station in Washington, DC.

December 19th Fight for the land

The presence of the Garifuna people in Honduras dates back over two hundred years. But the future of their land may be under threat. Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports on how development projects and increased violence could lead to their territory being taken away.

December 19th Game Changer

Next, an indigenous woman helping empower other women in Guatemala. She began a female farming cooperative and entered a marketplace dominated by men. For this week’s Game Changer meet entrepreneur Sandra Ciquin.

December 19th Bay of Pigs tourism

And later, this beach in Cuba may look pleasant and peaceful. But in 1961 it was the site of a U.S. invasion to overthrow Fidel Castro. Correspondent Michael Voss tells us how The Bay of Pigs has become a top draw for tourists.

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