Marketplace for Friday, Nov. 30, 2007
Pregnancy's become a bigger business opportunity as more companies are marketing oh-so-trendy baby gear to expectant moms. Some of those companies met in Los Angeles to display their wares at the Mom 2B convention. Cash Peters went to check it out.
Posted In: Immigration
Tens of thousands of Iraqi refugees are estimated to have returned home. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Syria says hundreds of Iraqis are leaving every day. Kai Ryssdal talks with the agency's Sybella Wilkes in Damascus.
Posted In: Health, Jobs
A quarter of a million miners are set to walk off the job in South Africa on Tuesday to call attention to unsafe working conditions. Mining has been part of the country's fabric for more than a century, but little attention has been paid to the human costs. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Venezuelans vote Sunday on more than 69 constitutional amendments, including one to allow President Hugo Chavez to be re-elected indefinitely. Chavez has sweetened the pot by throwing in two amendments aimed at spreading the nation's oil wealth to the poor. Dan Grech reports.