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: 04/01/2016


How do you hack an election? We talk to one man who says he's manipulated LOTS of elections in Latin America and you'll never guess who's his biggest client. We also hear how the easing of sanctions on Iran is affecting the supply of pistachios. Plus, we go to the edge of a canyon in northern Mexico to hear an American piano virtuoso play.


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 2016-04-01  47m
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/31/2016


Today we hear from where abortion is a crime, and women are punished for seeking them: Looking at women's reproductive rights in parts of Latin America. We also take a look at leveling the playing field in soccer and the pay disparity between male and female players. Plus, South Africa's highest court says President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when he outfitted his house with a swimming pool and an amphitheater using public money.


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 2016-03-31  48m
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/30/2016


Today on The World, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders say free trade deals are bad for US workers. But are they really? We'll hear the flip side of how America benefits from free trade. Also, a corruption scandal and a possible impeachment threatens to sink Brazil's government, but the markets don't think it's such a bad idea. And, why a Malaysian artist is depicting his country's prime minister as an evil clown.


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 2016-03-31  45m
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/29/2016


Today on The World we get the latest round in the FBI versus Apple. Also, our partners at Frontline managed to get cameras into the hands of some prominent Saudi activists. The results give an amazing, at times horrific, picture of what daily life is like in the Saudi Kingdom. Plus, we hear music from Guatemalan rapper Rebeca Lane and Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.


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 2016-03-30  47m
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/28/2016


Lahore and Brussels: Two cities a world apart are now feeling the pain of terrorist attacks. First, we hear from Lahore, the Pakistani city where a suicide bomb attack killed dozens of people at a park where Christian families were celebrating Easter. A Taliban splinter group has claimed responsibility. Then we head to Brussels, where one father struggles to make sense of the attacks last week and explain them to his young sons...


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 2016-03-28  47m
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/25/2016


Belgian authorities launched more anti-terror operations in Brussels today following the attacks there earlier this week. We also hear about the centennial of an Irish rebellion against British rule known as the Easter Rising. Plus, we stick a song in your head that will probably be with you all weekend. Hint: It's a tune with roots in Cuba, but is popular all over the globe.


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 2016-03-25  n/a
 
 

PRI's The World: 03/24/2016


Brussels seen from the inside and out: We'll have the latest on the mood in the city two days after deadly terror attacks there. Then we'll turn to Istanbul to get Turkish reaction to the attacks. Plus, we get a look at the faults in Belgian security that allowed the suspects to slip through the intelligence cracks...


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 2016-03-24  n/a
 
 

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.


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 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...


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 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...


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 2016-03-21  n/a