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Latest posts by Public Radio International
22 October 2016
A mother who escaped gang violence with her children in El Salvador waits in Boston to know whether she and her family can stay in the US legally or not.
16 October 2016
“History from his perspective is told by victor, and in our case the conqueror...Colonial perspectives of our history do not work for us. They’re wrong.”
15 October 2016
As an undocumented teenager, Antonio Valdovinos couldn’t become a US Marine. He went on to start a civic engagement organization instead.
8 October 2016
"Different opportunities are provided by the two different places. I think more people should have two different countries. More than one, anyway!”
2 October 2016
50 Years Later, Protesters in Texas Reenact a Farmworker Strike That Is Scarcely Mentioned in History Books
“People don’t leave their own stories, people don’t leave letters, or diaries, or other types of autobiographies or personal stories.”
1 October 2016
"This is a very tense time. Not even war-wise, but it became a tense social time. People going towards the 'yes,' people going towards the 'no.'"
25 September 2016
In a “living laboratory for disaster,” a social media app is helping Jakartans improve upon the government's response to frequent flooding.
24 September 2016
After spending years in an Israeli prison, these two Palestinian men are hoping their concept for an urban food truck catches on in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
18 September 2016
The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.
17 September 2016
4 September 2016
3 September 2016
28 August 2016
27 August 2016
"This program is trying help push us to make sure we’re not just coming out and often looking at things very simplistically or paternally..."
21 August 2016
Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.
20 August 2016
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely sidelined. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up.