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Introduction Writer and journalist Mary Jo McConahay watches the globe, near and far. She is an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellow, and author of The Tango War, The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II: SEE THE TRAILER AT WWW.TANGOWAR.COM; Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest; and Ricochet, Two Women War Reporters and a Friendship under Fire. She is an award winning journalist whose work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Ms., Salon, Sierra, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Parenting, The Progressive, National Catholic Reporter, and many others. As a documentary filmmaker, she co-produced and co-directed Crimebuster, A Son's Search for His Father, and the award-winning PBS documentary, Discovering Dominga, writing its original story. She is producing a new half-hour documentary: Father Bill, Revolutionary Priest, about the late Fr. Bill O'Donnell, who was arrested 245 times for nonviolent resistance to incidents in which "my government misbehaves." GlobeWatch continues the column by the same name, formerly published by Pacific News Service and New America Media.