#MeToo accusations in Costa Rica, what happened in Venezuela, the story of a boy at the US border

February 07, 2019

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A teenage walks down a driveway next to a bright blue building

Vladi, a 15-year-old from El Salvador, traveled with a migrant "caravan" to the US-Mexico border. His mother awaits him in California. 


Erin Siegal McIntyre/The World

The former president of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias, is accused of sexual assault. Plus, how Venezuela went from being a wealthy country to one in economic collapse. And, we follow one boy in a “caravan” of migrants as he tries to reach his mother in California.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Underground System
Label: Soul Clap Records
Artist: The Eargoggle
Label: Very Special Recordings
Song: Barbes
Artist: Atropolis feat. Slavic Soul Party
Label: Cumba Mela
Artist: Lagartijeando
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings

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