Tampa areas reeling from poverty

Jobs hard to come by in Florida city, as poverty level stands at twice the national average.

    The Republican party is likely to pick Mitt Romney to run against President Barack Obama in November.

    There is sure to be plenty of talk about cutting taxes and reforming social programmes - policies the convention's host city will be interested in. Tampa suffers from one of the highest poverty rates in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.