Viktor Orbán's not-so-free media, protesting for permanent residency, Venezuela's aid standoff

February 12, 2019

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Current Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban surrounded by microphones

Current Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán gives a statement to the media after leaving a polling station during Hungarian parliamentary election in Budapest, Hungary, April 8, 2018.



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Notorious drug cartel ringleader "El Chapo" Joaquín Guzmán was found guilty on all counts in a New York courtroom today. But does it make a difference for the illegal drug trade? Plus, would an expansion of existing barriers along the border with Mexico impact drug smuggling into the US? And, the right-wing government in Hungary and the control it has over its media.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Torre
Artist: Bixiga 70
Label: Glitterbeat Records
Song: Gondonga
Artist: Uji
Label: ZZK Records
Artist: Catherine Bent
Label: Catherine Bent
Artist: The Yardbirds
Label: Edsel

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