Daily Edition Archive

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PRI's The World: 7/09/14

July 09, 2014

There's a defeat...and then there's what Brazil experienced yesterday at the World Cup. What does it all mean for Brazil? Also, we've been hearing about young Central Americans making the trek north to the US... we profile two young Guatemalans who crossed the border illegally and are hoping to stay. And in the midst of rocket fire and air-strikes, we check in with a Palestinian and an Israeli on both sides of the border.

PRI's The World: 7/08/14

July 08, 2014

With violence flaring once again in the Middle East, we take you to Gaza to try to get a sense of how everyday life is being affected. Plus, amid renewed violence in Iraq we look at the role water — or lack of it — plays in the conflict. And, the fields have taken a beating during The World Cup, but for the most part, it looks like the grass has held up well. We wondered — where does that grass come from? You'll be surprised to find out.

PRI's The World: 7/07/14

July 07, 2014

Before you travel abroad, do you ever check out the State Department's website listing the countries considered dangerous? A State Department official tells us how those determinations are made. And, an update on a country that's currently on the State Department list of dangerous spots - Ukraine. Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military continue in the eastern part of the country. Plus, the musical stylings of a Jamaican blues man named Brushy One-String. Guess how many strings he has on his guitar? Go on, guess.

PRI's The World: 7/04/14

July 04, 2014

How France helped the American revolution succeed. And, the initial experiences of immigrants arriving in the US. Plus, what Hurricane Arthur looks like from space.

PRI's The World: 7/03/14

July 03, 2014

Locals in southern California protest the arrival of migrants who've crossed the border from Mexico and are being bused to California for immigration processing. And, in Colombia towns have gone dry in an effort to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities associated with World Cup festivities. Plus, a native Spanish speaker tells us the challenges of doing play by play announcing in English.

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