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PRI/PRX's The World · August, 2016

At PRI/PRX's The World, we believe sharing powerful stories, encouraging exploration, and connecting people and cultures will effect positive change in the world. By building a deeper awareness and understanding of the world's peoples, conditions, issues and events, we enable others to form their own opinions, share their knowledge and creativity, and take informed actions on issues that matter to them.

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Latest posts by PRI/PRX's The World from August, 2016

Oh, the Phrases You'll Hear on the Streets of Buenos Aires!

La Gente Anda Diciendo collects phrases overheard in Argentina's capital and turns them into Facebook posts, books and notepads.

An MIT Lesson in Failure Helps Deliver Fresh Milk to Millions in India

"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..."

Nicaragua Has a Cervical Cancer Problem. A Coffee Farm Is Trying to Help.

Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.

Gourmet Chefs Use Olympic Seconds to Cook Up Free Meals for Rio's Poorest

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.

In Aleppo, ‘White Helmet’ Volunteers Pull Bodies From Rubble Day After Day

"When you see human beings suffering, you need to do something to help them."

There's an Official Funk Song for the Olympics, but Funk Artists in Rio Say They Face Persecution  

"I think funk is repressed because it has so much potential to turn people into political actors...”

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