Mexico, Burma, France, Iceland, Argentina and the USA

Stories from Mexico, Burma, France, Iceland, Argentina and the USA, presented by Owen Bennett Jones.

This summer Mexicans will be voting for a new president. During the term of the current one- Felipe Calderon- it's estimated that 50,000 people have died through drug-related crime. Will Grant reports.

Burma is undergoing gradual political reforms. One change is that tourists are arriving in great numbers. Caroline Hawley takes a holiday there.

Brittany is a traditional holiday destination in northern France, but it struggles to create enough jobs for the young. Robert Colls reports.

Pascale Harter finds the people in Iceland to be extremely hardy, managing to put up with a tough climate and environment.

Argentina has a number of passionate wine producers. Daniel Schweimler samples a few glasses.

Reggie Nadelson takes a trip to her local appetizing store to ogle the wide array of delicacies on offer.

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