Full story - July 20, 2021
Demonstrators shout their solidarity with the Cuban people against the communist government, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Hialeah, Florida. Hialeah has the greatest concentration of Cuban exiles in the US.
"We never wrote the song for us. We didn’t do it to get attention. We did it for the people. We did [it] because we want change," said Cuban singer Randy Malcom, about his song, "Patria y vida," in an interview with The World's Latin America correspondent, Jorge Valencia.
Full story - July 20, 2021
A large group of people are shown from above circling above a memorial of flowers.
Top of The World: Haiti announced a new government on Monday with Ariel Henry as the country’s new prime minister. And, Pedro Castillo has been declared the new president-elect of Peru. Also, a study shows that India’s COVID-19 death toll could be 10 times higher than the official count.
Full story - July 19, 2021
A large crowd od people are shown outside of the tan-colored Grand Mosque with a man selling beaded jewelry in the nearground.
The Nuba rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) are negotiating with the transitional government, and reviving an age-old issue in Sudan: secularism, or the separation between religion and the state.
Full episode - July 19, 2021
Wiel de Bie, 75, stands outside his flooded home in the town of Brommelen, Netherlands, July 17, 2021. 
From blistering heat waves to massive flooding, recent extreme weather has some climate scientists surprised. Are climate models keeping up with the rapid pace of change? And, the US and its allies formally blame China for the hacking of a Microsoft Exchange email server that affected tens of thousands of computers in March. Also, Sudan was a self-described Islamic state under dictator Omar al-Bashir. After he was overthrown in 2019, Sudan’s government now says it will institute a separation between religion and state. And, more than 1,700 Iraqis have migrated to Lithuania via Belarus in recent weeks.
Full story - July 19, 2021
A computer monitor is shown in the nearground with a row of tablet computers in the distance under a Microsoft banner.
Top of The World: The US on Monday accused China of a global hacking campaign that included a massive hack of the Microsoft Exchange email server software earlier this year. And, more than 100,000 people took to the streets across France over the weekend to protest the government’s new COVID-19 vaccination strategy. Also, the UK on Monday lifted nearly all coronavirus restrictions, in what has been dubbed “Freedom Day,” despite the country facing a growing number of infections.
Full story - July 16, 2021
Eusebio Torres waits to be vaccinated as a nurse prepares the dose of the Cuban Abdala COVID-19 vaccine at the Gustavo Aldereguia hospital in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Sunday, May 30, 2021.
Cuba, a world leader in medicine, is the first in Latin America to develop its own COVID-19 vaccine.
Full story - July 16, 2021
A plate of pasta with green sauces
Art Bites founder Maite Gomez-Rejón uses art from different eras of history to inspire her culinary projects and give her visitors a sensory experience.
Full episode - July 16, 2021
Cars are submerged in water after the Meuse River broke its banks during heavy flooding in Liege, Belgium, Thursday, July 15, 2021.
Devastating floods in western Germany and Belgium have left at least 120 people dead and more than 1,300 others missing. And, Cuba is a world leader in medicine, and has quickly developed its own promising COVID-19 vaccine. About a quarter of the population has received at least one dose. Also, we hear from Brazilian musician Rodrigo Amarante about “Drama,” his second solo album as well as his 25-year career in music.
Full story - July 16, 2021
Rodrigo Amarante
The Brazilian songwriter’s second-ever solo album contains everything from ‘Tuyo,’ the theme song he wrote for the Netflix series “Narcos,” to the more personal, ‘Tango,’ about the people he wants to be surrounded by.  
Full story - July 16, 2021
Several damaged houses are shown heavily damaged with entire walls missing.
Top of The World: Devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium have left more than 120 people dead. And, Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has stepped down after failing to form a new government. Also, Cuba has agreed to temporarily lift some restrictions, following unprecedented protests.

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