How NATO could honor McCain, help for coffee farmers in Puerto Rico and Peter One in Nashville
August 31, 2018
Today, we start with a new proposal to name NATO's new headquarters after the late Senator John McCain, who publicly rebuked President Trump's criticism of the military alliance just last month. Also, a close look at the flow of refugees along the US-Canada border, and the agreement that regulates where they can ask for asylum. Plus, a plan that may help bring back Puerto Rico's coffee crop.
Music Heard on Air
Artist: Kaira Ba Diali Cissokho
Artist: Alvarius B.
Artist: Bazar Blå
Artist: Spanglish Fly
Label: Chaco World Music
Artist: Jess Sah Bi & Peter One
Label: Awesome Tapes From Africa
Stories in this Edition
Sabika Sheikh was killed along with seven other classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School in Texas last May. Her cousin, Shaheera Jalil Albasit, wants to keep building peace.
Business, Economics and Jobs
More than 260 schools in Puerto Rico closed this summer due to low enrollment after Maria. A group of women want to transform one in western Puerto Rico into an educational center to revive the region’s coffee industry.