More on the death of a 7-year-old at the US border, Putin seeks to reign in rap, abortion pills on the web

December 17, 2018

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A woman holds a picture of Jakelin Caal, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody after crossing illegally from Mexico, during a Dec. 15, 2018, demonstration on her behalf in El Paso, Texas. 


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How did a 7-year-old Mayan girl die while in the care of US Customs and Border Protection? We retrace her steps, beginning with the community in Guatemala where her family originates. Plus, nearly 200 countries decide to keep the Paris climate agreement alive, even with some obstruction from the Trump administration. And Russian President Vladimir Putin and his plan to reign in his nation's rap scene.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Canção
Artist: Susan Palma-Nidel
Label: Artez Medicina e Arte, Lda
Artist: El Hijo De La Cumbia
Label: Nacional Records
Artist: Poolside & Fatnotronic
Label: Chit Chat Records®

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