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Mozambique’s Invisible Civil War

The government says everything’s fine. But that’s not what we heard from its victims.

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The Blood Rubies of Montepuez

Some 40 percent of the world’s rubies lie in one mining concession in Mozambique, where a troubling pattern of violence and death contradicts the claim of “responsibly sourced.”

A nurse at an anti-retroviral clinic in Emmaus hospital in the town of Winterton, Kwazulu-Natal region, South Africa explains to a patient (up) how she should take anti-retroviral drugs on March 11, 2008. Emmaus hospital, nestled among the majestic Drakensberg mountains in the AIDS-stricken province is one of several rural hospitals recording astonishing successes in ARV-treatment, having already hit ambitious targets set for 2011. After the cabinet adopted on May 4, 2007 a five-year AIDS plan which aimed to halve new infections by 2011 and have 80 percent of patients on treatment, South Africa's once sluggish and embarassing AIDS response has taken new shape. AFP PHOTO / Alexander Joe (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Dreams of an AIDS-Free Generation

But if Washington doesn’t put more money behind its ambitious rhetoric, HIV could make a major comeback. An investigation on the front line of the disease.

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