PRI's The World: 04/04/2016

April 04, 2016

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Documents from a Panamanian law firm and leaked to a coalition of news organizations allegedly show how offshore financial centers are used by the rich and powerful to hide their fortunes. The scandal touches everyone from Russian President Vladimir Putin to global soccer superstar Lionel Messi. We also follow up on a story involving women freed from Boko Haram slave camps. For many of them, freedom doesn't mean the end of their nightmare. Plus, host Marco Werman has an appreciation of the late Argentine jazz great Gato Barbieri.

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Remembering Argentine jazz great Gato Barbieri

Gato Barbieri was one cool cat, and it wasn't just the trademark fedora. He earned his nickname while sneaking in and out of nightclubs around Buenos Aires when he was a kid. He went on to be regarded as a master saxophonist and band leader. The World's Host Marco Werman has an appreciation.