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As the coronavirus drags on, Mexico's food prices soar

The trend of rising food costs is playing out across the world because of a combination of disrupted supply chains, natural harvest cycles, plummeting currencies and limits on key exports. Experts worry that the longer the coronavirus crisis lasts, the bigger the food problem will grow.

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Coronavirus restrictions start to loosen in Europe; Oil-producing nations agree to 10% cut in output; Trump's coronavirus promises largely unfulfilled

Spain is starting to loosen some restrictions, as there are signs things are starting to improve in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Also, oil-producing nations will cut production by nearly 10%. And a month after the US declared a state of emergency, many of the president's promises to address the pandemic remain unfulfilled. And faith leaders have been confronted with many challenges to tradition in the time of the coronavirus.

Thousands join march to fight against femicide in Mexico

Women in cities across Mexico have been protesting almost daily in response to two horrific murders this month. Estefanía Vela Barba, an attorney who directs Intersecta, a Mexico City-based NGO working to end gender discrimination, spoke to our host Marco Werman.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Emo bashing

Faith talks to LA Weekly reporter Daniel Hernandez about the recent wave of violence against "emo rock" fans in Mexico.

Harvesting water from rooftops

The World's Jason Margolis reports that in many parts of the globe where water is scarce, people are boosting their supply by harvesting rainwater from their rooftops

Business, Economics and Jobs

Endless cities

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the co-editors of a book called "The Endless City;� Ricky Vurdett and Deyan Sudjic set out to document how six of the world's largest cities got to be so big.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Svang

Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about the Finnish quartet Svang. The group's members all play the harmonica -- and they're focused on taking the harmonica in new directions.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is Grosvenor Square in Westminster, London. That's where the US Embassy in London is located, but not for long. It's up for sale. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from historian Thomas Naftali.