PRI's The World: 02/26/2014

February 26, 2014

PRI's The World: 02/26/2014

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February 26, 2014

Unexpected victims in Syria's civil war: Residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Also, three years after the start of the Fukushima disaster, Japan's leader pledges to revive nuclear power. And, some major league baseball players in the US tweet for peace in Venezuela.

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If you like enchiladas con mole, give thanks to Mexico’s convent kitchens

Barbara Sibley is the chef and owner of La Palapa Cocina Mexicana in New York, but she was born and raised in Mexico. Her parents were expatriate Americans who fell in love with Mexico and decided to stay. At college, Sibley studied anthropology. And maybe that's why she's so interested in the roots of modern Mexican cuisine, and especially the role played by Mexican convents in creating that cuisine.

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