PRI's The World: 04/07/2016

April 07, 2016

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Today, we head to Panama to find out how the country is reacting to the revelation that one Panama-based law firm there helped leaders, billionaires and celebrities all over the globe hide their money in offshore accounts. Also, continental Europe launches an effort to get the British excited about staying in the European Union. A group called "Please Don't Go UK" is launching a campaign this month called #hugabrit. The plan is to "send a love bomb to the British people, because we think the EU is a project worth fighting for." Plus, we hear from some Haitian musicians who took the New York City subway by storm.

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Censors in China: 'What Panama Papers?'

The Panama Papers have been making headlines around the world, except in China. Censors have been working double time to erase any mention of the leaked papers or the connections to Chinese President Xi Jinping's family members.