PRI's The World

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard every weekday on over 300 public stations across North America.

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PRI's The World: 03/23/2016

Belgium begins three days of national mourning for the victims of Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels. Marco speaks with a Belgian playwright who has written extensively about Islamic radicalization in Belgium. We'll get his reaction to the attacks in Brussels, and ask him what Belgium needs to do now to stop further violence. Away from Belgium, we look at President Obama's post-Cuba stop in Argentina — and controversy there about the timing of his visit.


 2016-03-23  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/22/2016

We're devoting the show to two major stories today. First, we're following the aftermath of what authorities in Belgium say were twin terrorist attacks in Brussels. We'll also get the latest from the Belgian capital, look at the wider European response, and speak with a security expert who recently returned from Brussels. Plus, President Barack Obama's ongoing visit to Cuba, which wraps up today...


 2016-03-22  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/21/2016

President Obama is in Havana for day two of his historic three-day visit to Cuba. We'll head to Havana to hear how the city is welcoming the president and hear from a Cuban dissident who isn't pleased with Obama's decision to try to reset relations with the Castro regime. Plus, we take a trip to Little Havana in Miami to gauge reaction to the trip among Cuban-Americans...


 2016-03-21  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/18/2016

We're taking The World on the road today with a special show out of station KPBS in San Diego. Marco Werman and Global Nation editor Monica Campbell are co-hosting a special show that will bring you stories of life along the US-Mexico border. We'll go with a couple of Border Patrol old-timers as they reflect on the relative quiet of the California-Mexico border today versus the early 1990s. We'll also meet veterans of the US military who ended up being deported to Mexico...


 2016-03-18  n/a

PRI's The World: 3/17/2016

Surfing the tides in Brazil, Facebook and nudity, and a look back at the secret story of the last presidential visit to Cuba.


 2016-03-17  44m

PRI's The World: 03/16/2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidified their leads in Tuesday's primaries. We want to know what Russians make of the frontrunners. Plus, President Barack Obama gets ready for a historic trip to Cuba, but is Cuba ready for him? Also, we get an update on the wreck of The Esmeralda, which sank off the coast of modern-day Oman in 1503.


 2016-03-16  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/15/2016

Russia starts to withdraw its military personnel from Syria. We ask what that maneuver means. In Brazil, a former president tied to a corruption scandal may get a new job, working for the current president. Plus, we have the story of a popular sweets shop in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo.


 2016-03-15  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/14/2016

Over the weekend, Ivory Coast was the site of the third attack on a western target in West Africa — today, we'll ask a journalist in the region about the dangers there. We also hear why Israelis are confused by American election year politics. Plus, it's human versus computer in South Korea, for a game of Go.


 2016-03-14  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/11/2016

Today, we go to a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina — with a sociologist from Turkey. We also speak with a radiochemist about measuring the fallout from Fukushima on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Plus, we remember Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos, who brought the sounds of the natural world to contemporary jazz.


 2016-03-11  n/a

PRI's The World: 03/10/2016

Today we take a look at the issues affecting Latino voters on both sides of the political divide, as well as the issue of the deportation of children back to Central America. Plus, we'll hear how a Russian sci-fi writer dreamed up the idea of 3-D printing decades before its time.


 2016-03-11  n/a