Today we examine how international sex trafficking networks operate, how women are coerced into them, and how those women fare once freed from sexual enslavement. Also, a nonprofit group in Arizona tries to increase cross-border understanding through tourism. And, last night the Oscar for best documentary short went to "Period. End Of Sentence," a film about the practice in some cultures of banishing women who are menstruating. We meet a Nepali woman who is working to end the practice in her country.
Under self-appointed interim President Juan Guaidó, Venezuela is poised to accept US humanitarian aid into the beleaguered country. But the history of US intervention in Latin America under the banner of democracy is fraught with connections to crimes against humanity.
The Border Community Alliance takes hundreds of Americans each year to see what’s really on the other side of the border. The Arizona-based nonprofit offers multiple travel itineraries, including overnight tours and day-trips, all of them meant to counteract fears about the border region.