Singer Elizabeth Ayoub has a rich cultural heritage. Born in
Venezuela to Lebanese immigrants, she was educated at American schools there. Her new album is a reflection of this cultural mix. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.
Catastrophic global warming can be staved off if humans can keep the climate from warming more than two degrees Celsius, and emit less than 565 Gigatons of carbon dioxide, some scientists believe. But environmentalist Bill McKibben says that's not enough.
Just five minutes from The World's studios in Boston is a Venezuelan restaurant: La Casa De Pedro. I traveled there with Senior Producer Andrea Crossan to find some local reaction to the news from Venezuela.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about a joint venture by Venezuela and Iran: the two oil producers are joining forces to produce bicycles in government-run, socialist factories.
Lisa Mullins speaks with the Carter Center's Jennifer McCoy about yesterday's referendum victory for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Voters decided to do away with term limits for Chavez, allowing him to run for office indefinitely.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is seeking another six-year term, and he's facing a serious challenge from Henrique Capriles. Both candidates are doing last-minute campaigning across the border in Colombia to try to pick up votes for Sunday's election.