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

May 11, 2018

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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.

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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