From Our Own Correspondent - Weekend Edition: Out of Their Element
Vietnam's businesswomen, Ecuadorian gold miners, a Calabrian mayoress who said 'basta' to the mob, African animals in Europe's circuses and singing with a Georgian polyphonic choir
Beth McLeod meets a formidable example of Vietnam's new breed of successful businesswomen; Leo Johnson descends into an artisanal gold mine beneath the Ecuadorian Andes; Dany Mitzman uncovers the story of the Calabrian mayoress who said 'basta' to the local mob - twice - but was eventually exhausted by red tape and government inertia; Natasha Breed muses on the quality of life for African animals kept in Europe's circuses, and Rajan Datar goes singing in the Caucasus mountains with a Georgian polyphonic choir.
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 11:06PM Sun, 21 Jul 2013
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 9:06AM Sat, 20 Jul 2013
- Duration 25 minutes