Facebook turns 15, the sound of the Nuremberg trials, a Brexit protester

February 04, 2019

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A woman sits on the street with piles of newspapers and gum for sale. The newspapers have the news that Nayib Bukele will be the next president of El Salvador.

A woman sells newspapers with pictures of presidential candidate Nayib Bukele, who was proclaimed the winner of the presidential election, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Feb. 4, 2019. 


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More countries follow the US and recognize the opposition government in Venezuela. Two opposition politicians there explain what's at stake for their country. Also, an immigrant family no longer faces immediate deportation from the Netherlands after a Dutch church gave them round-the-clock protection. And Facebook turns 15 years old today.  We hear how it has changed lives around the globe since its launch in 2004.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Verdes Anos
Artist: Daniel Binelli
Label: Sorel Classics
Song: 4 Cantos
Artist: Bixiga 70
Label: Glitterbeat Records
Artist: Daniel Binelli
Label: Sorel Classics
Artist: Ballak Sissoko/Vincent Segal
Label: Six Degrees

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