Migrants wait in Tijuana, Cuban doctors to leave Brazil, air quality concerns in California

November 19, 2018

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A person clings to a metal fence set against a bright blue sky.

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, climbs the border fence between Mexico and the United States, inTijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 18, 2018. Some may have to wait a month or longer for a chance at asylum. 


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Thousands of migrants are in Tijuana, Mexico, waiting for their chance to seek asylum in the US. But they may have to wait a month or longer for that chance. Also, President Donald Trump cited Finland when he talked about raking the forest floor to prevent forest fires. We find out what Finland actually does to manage its forests. Plus, we board an Arctic icebreaker and learn how the Arctic environment is changing due to climate change.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Portal
Artist: Bixiga 70
Label: Glitterbeat Records
Song: Funicular
Artist: Felbm
Label: Soundway Records
Song: Moffou
Artist: Salif Keita
Label: Decca U.S.
Song: Gale Caution
Artist: Super Hi-Fi
Label: Super Hi-Fi
Artist: Dropkick Murphys
Label: Hellcat/Epitaph

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