The World: Latest Edition

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.

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PRI's The World: 04/07/2016

Today, we head to Panama to find out how the country is reacting to the revelation that one Panama-based law firm there helped leaders, billionaires and celebrities all over the globe hide their money in offshore accounts. Also, continental Europe launches an effort to get the British excited about staying in the European Union. A group called "Please Don't Go UK" is launching a campaign this month called #hugabrit...


 2016-04-07  46m

PRI's The World: 04/06/2016

Today we hear what Mexicans think of Donald Trump's latest idea: Cutting off remittances to Mexico. Also, the division and hate that linger in one Nigerian town, even after extremists are pushed out. Plus, London's famed Savile Row gets a new tailor — the first woman to have her own name above the shop door.


 2016-04-06  48m

PRI's The World: 04/05/2016

Today we talk about the Panama Papers and what it's like to play the offshore shell game. Plus, how do Latinos vote, and is there such a thing as one Latino identity? The answer is complicated. We also take a road trip to a part of eastern Canada where the locals speak Chiac, a French dialect that includes a bunch of English words.


 2016-04-05  47m

PRI's The World: 04/04/2016

Documents from a Panamanian law firm and leaked to a coalition of news organizations allegedly show how offshore financial centers are used by the rich and powerful to hide their fortunes. The scandal touches everyone from Russian President Vladimir Putin to global soccer superstar Lionel Messi. We also follow up on a story involving women freed from Boko Haram slave camps. For many of them, freedom doesn't mean the end of their nightmare...


 2016-04-04  47m

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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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...


 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.


 2016-03-25  n/a