PRI's The World: 04/06/2016
April 06, 2016
Today we hear what Mexicans think of Donald Trump's latest idea: Cutting off remittances to Mexico. Also, the division and hate that linger in one Nigerian town, even after extremists are pushed out. Plus, London's famed Savile Row gets a new tailor — the first woman to have her own name above the shop door.
Stories in this Edition
The warm welcome many Syrian families receive in the US does not always apply to schools.
Donald Trump has a new way to pay for a border wall: seize remittances destined for Mexico. President Barack Obama's calling the idea 'half-baked' and some Mexicans are alarmed.
The politicians and staff are gone now that the state's primary is over, but some residents are left to deal with animosity stirred this political season.
After more than 200 years, Kathryn Sargent becomes the first female tailor to open up a shop on London's famed Savile Row.
Americans can now see the Hitler comedy that's been such a hit in Germany. Its director says now is an OK time for Germans to laugh at Hitler. They just have to laugh at the right thing.
Amaq actually "embeds" reporters, but aims for a gloss of neutral, "objective" language.
Nigeria's romance novels, known as "littattafan soyayya," shift between morality tales and pulp romance.
Memories rushed back of a terrorism attack in India that hit close to home. That's when Karan Mahajan sat down and wrote the opening of his novel, "The Association of Small Bombs," in one sitting.
In Canada, an imam from Iran has joined up with his next-door neighbor, a Reform rabbi, to help raise funds to resettle families fleeing civil war. What brought the unlikely duo together? It began with parking.