Chaos in Washington. And uncertainty in the global economy. Are these two things linked? Plus, we look into something that President Donald Trump has talked about frequently — that the US economy has done so well since Trump's inauguration, that hundreds of companies are returning to America's shores. We dig into some of those numbers. And, reggae and dancehall star Buju Banton returns to Jamaica after serving seven years in a US prison on drug charges. Staceyanne Chin, an LGBTQ activist and poet from Jamaica, says that Banton's legacy is a complicated one.
Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton returned to Jamaica in early December after serving seven years in a US prison on drug charges. Banton got a hero's welcome, despite his infamous, 1993 anti-gay song “Boom Bye Bye” which called for the murder of gay people.
Four years ago, Alejandro Benítez, a former professional soccer player, decided to help a group of immigrant friends who played pickup soccer in an open field. He had the idea of creating a professional team that would work as an experiment for migrant integration. That’s how Alma de África, “soul of Africa,” was born.