December 12, 2013 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung
Five years after her kidnapping, journalist Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan to complete the story she started at the time. See what she discovered, and how things have changed.
August 13, 2012 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung
Local Panamanians have doubts about a giant Canadian-owned copper mine.
June 19, 2012 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
In the 16th century, Spanish explorers arrived in Panama in search of gold, silver and spices. Five hundred years later, it's not the Spaniards, but the Canadians who have come looking for riches.
June 18, 2012 / CBC News
Lynn Burgess, Mellissa Fung
Are Canadian mining companies the "New Conquistadors" of Latin America? An interactive map shows the the mining conflicts in the region.
June 15, 2012 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
Precious metals and the rainforest are at stake in a battle between Canadian mining companies and local communities in Panama, a struggle that conjures up images of the Spanish Conquistadors.