Reuniting children and families separated at the border, a 'toy doctor,' Mexico's long transition of power

July 06, 2018

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Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Juan Pablo Castanon, president of the Business Coordinating Council (CCE), shake hands during a news conference in Mexico City, Mexico, July 4, 2018.


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The Trump administration says it's moving quickly to reunite children and family members separated at the border. But even those who do get to the point of being brought back together are finding it difficult to actually stay together. Also, a robotics engineer from Ecuador becomes a "toy doctor." And Mexico's president-elect won't take office until Dec. 1. Why does Mexico have such a long transition of power?

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Àziza
Artist: Bazar Blå
Label: Bazaarpool
Artist: 123 Andrés
Label: Viel Music Iberia SL
Artist: Ali Farka Touré
Label: World Circuit
Song: Land Of Gold
Artist: Anoushka Shankar, M.I.A., Vanessa Redgrave, Alev Lenz
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

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