William Troop

Global Hit Siba

The World's William Troop tells us about a musician from Brazil named Siba. He specializes in a kind of poetic street music that is popular in Brazil's northeastern corner. This is not samba, or bossa nova.


Geo answer

For today Geo Quiz, we asked what country has elevated the soccer move known as the ?paradinha? to an art form? The answer is Brazil. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's resident soccer expert, William Troop.

Global Politics

Letter to Mexican drug cartels

A journalist for the Mexican newspaper, el Diario, was shot last week. This is the second journalist from the paper to be murdered in two years. The editors have just published an open letter to various drug cartels. The World's William Troop reports.

Conflict & Justice

Inca capital

For our Geo Quiz we're interested in the Peruvian highlands. The city we'd like you to name is located there. It once served as the capital of the Incan empire. That all changed with the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.