The pro-democracy activists who worked to end military rule in Burma are a complex cast of characters.
During U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's historic visit to Myanmar last month, she said that even one political prisoner was one too many. Now, there are signs that more of the thousands of people believed to be jailed for politica reasons will be released.
Most political prisoners in Burma are serving long sentences and are expected to remain in jail.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Burma on the first visit by such a senior American diplomat in 50 years.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Lake Inya, a scenic lake in Yangon, Myanmar, where Burmese authorities took an American into custody after he swam across the lake. He's suspected of trying to enter the compound of the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Tin Htar Swe, head of the BBC's Burmese service.
Aid is trickling into Burma, as the scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis becomes apparent
'The World' reports on the foreign aid to Burma, which was devastated by a cyclone that left more than 22,000 dead.