Protests shake Nicaragua, #MeToo in Haiti, pothole-fixing robots

May 11, 2018
A demonstrator fires a homemade mortar during protest march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, May 9, 2018.

A demonstrator fires a homemade mortar during protest march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, May 9, 2018.

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Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters

Anti-government protests in Nicaragua threaten President Daniel Ortega's grip on power. That's where we start today. Then, how a peace deal in Colombia has spurred increased deforestation. Plus, London's mayor wants to ban junk food ads on the subway.

Protests shake Nicaragua, #MeToo in Haiti, pothole-fixing robots

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May 11, 2018

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Song: Eastern Wind
Artist: Afrikän Protoköl
Label: Abozamé Records
Artist: Femi Kuti
Label: Knitting Factory
Song: Burning Van
Artist: Big Mean Sound Machine
Label: Peace & Rhythm, Blank Slate
Song: Sama Bleu
Artist: DJ Tudo e sua gente de todo lugar
Label: Mundo Melhor

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