Soap operas open new windows into our increasingly global world. For example, Latin America is a prolific producer — and consumer — of soap operas. But now it's important soap operas from abroad, too. Including from Turkey.
Dominique Pinto's new album is everything her stage name represents, delicate, very simple acoustic songs that could almost be lullabies. And they come with history. Pinto was born in Brazil, but at a young age moved to Argentina by herself, before making her way to France, where her political career really took off.
Adam Burns, Dave Bewick and Pete Johnston are hardcore English soccer fans. How hard core? They've decided to fly to Mendoza, Argentina and then walk more than 1,000 miles to Porto Alegre, Brazil. The idea isn't just to support England's soccer team, but also to raise awareness about the deadly drought that the region of Bahia is currently experiencing.