Full story - July 05, 2019
Firas Yordi, a Venezuelan of Lebanese descent, in front of his new restaurant in Beirut. He returned to his parents' homeland last year amidst Venezuela's financial crisis.
Some Venezuelans of Lebanese descent are reverse-migrating, fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis and finding refuge in the country of their ancestors.
Full story - July 05, 2019
a view of the Museum of the Palestinian People
The museum aims to "put Palestinians in the light that we are human beings. We’re artists, we’re entrepreneurs, we’re in politics and we [are] contributing a lot to the US as immigrants.”
Full story - July 04, 2019
A scientist dissects a mosquito at a research facility in Rockville, Maryland.
Researchers released 10,000 genetically modified mosquitos earlier this week. The hope is these mosquitoes could be used to eliminate the species that carries malaria.
Full story - July 03, 2019
tanks on rail cars waiting for a parade in washington, dc
Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.
Full episode - July 03, 2019
A migrant is shown walking with a bag across a dirt road.
The United Nations calls the attack on a migrant detention camp in Libya a possible war crime. Also, Montreal is experimenting with providing a driverless bus service. And, how did a tiny arctic fox manage to travel thousands of miles, from Norway to Canada?
Full story - July 03, 2019
In Argentina, a mostly Catholic and conservative country, discussion around sex education has been heated. That’s why a law passed in 2006 to give kids comprehensive sexual education has been sporadically implemented. Until recently, it was ignored and put on the back burner.
Full story - July 03, 2019
A person wears protective gear on face and body
The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could get much worse, largely due to armed conflict in the region along with widespread rumors about the virus.
Full story - July 03, 2019
Wounded migrants lie on hospital beds after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, Libya, July 3, 2019.
The European Union has a policy of sending migrants back to Libya after they're intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea. But in Libya, they're held in abysmal detention centers — and some rights groups say that makes the EU complicit in an airstrike Wednesday that killed over 40 migrants.