Marketplace AM for February 19, 2007
Feb 19, 2007

Marketplace AM for February 19, 2007

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One-day miners strike in Mexico

Feb 19, 2007
A year ago today, a mine explosion in Mexico killed 65 workers. Since then, only two bodies have been recovered and no one's been prosecuted, so miners are striking to pressure the government to punish their employer.

SoHo on the cheap

Feb 19, 2007
With prices in Manhattan rising ever higher, more and more Americans are opting for its trendy — but cheap — South American counterpart: the Palermo Soho neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

How long can Palestine wait?

Feb 19, 2007
Hope for swift and substantial progress in the Middle East is fading as the peace process stalls in Jerusalem. That's bad news for a Palestinian economy sinking further into a state of disrepair.

Job Files: Balls and strikes

Feb 19, 2007
This week, we play ball with a minor league umpire.

Yes, there's a doctor in the house

Feb 19, 2007
As health care premiums cut deeper and deeper into companies' bottom lines, on-site health care is becoming more than just an attractive employee benefit. Now it's more cost-effective than ever.

American travelers, the U.K. wants you!

Feb 19, 2007
Bored with Britain? Travel from the U.S. to the U.K. is slumping, so tourism officials there are launching a new marketing campaign to point out some of its finer — and more unusual — points.

The sweet sound of civil unions

Feb 19, 2007
Starting today, gay couples in New Jersey can be legally joined. The law stops short of allowing same-sex marriage, but it all has the same ring at the cash register for florists and caterers and wedding planners and . . .

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC