Full story - April 01, 2021
Women perform on stage in a pop band. One throws her hand in the air.
K-pop band Blackpink put out a climate change video expressing concern for the environment. Soon after its release, they were named cultural ambassadors to COP26, the upcoming United Nations’ climate talks in Glasgow.
Full story - April 01, 2021
Several people are shown on either side of a long table wearing protective medical blue clothing and adding vials of COVID-19 vaccines to crates.
Top of The World: Serum Institute of India has announced a hold on exports of as many as 90 million doses the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine destined for COVAX. And, the US and OSCE are raising concerns about what appears to be an escalation of tension between Russia and Ukraine. Also, seven of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy campaigners have been found guilty of unlawful assembly.
Full story - March 31, 2021
A supporter of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro places his image on a car.
On Tuesday, the heads of the Brazilian navy, army and air force jointly resigned after Bolsonaro removed the defense minister in a major Cabinet reshuffle. This comes on the anniversary of Brazil's 1964 coup that ushered in a decadeslong dictatorship.
Full episode - March 31, 2021
A crowd of people are shown crammed onto a bus as shown through the window.
Brazil’s top military commanders resigned Wednesday following a shuffling of President Jair Bolsonaro’s Cabinet. The political shake-up comes amid a worsening crisis over the coronavirus in the country where emergency rooms are beyond capacity. Also, US President Joe Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday. He framed the eight-year spending plan as a program to create jobs, promote racial equity and tackle the climate crisis. And, while France is locking down to prevent a third wave of the coronavirus, artists are demanding that theaters and live performances return.
Full story - March 31, 2021
People gather in front of a theater for an outdoor performance.
France’s cultural spaces may be closed, but many artists are insisting that the show must go on. 
Full episode - March 31, 2021
A cemetery is shown via an ariel view with several rows of empty new graves and exposed dirt.
Brazil — Latin America’s largest country — is experiencing a deepening crisis with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of The World's regular series of conversations about the pandemic and as a special in our podcast feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Marcia Castro, chair of the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, who addresses the situation in Brazil.
Full story - March 31, 2021
An older woman is shown with a man behind her resting his hands on her shoulders while they wait in a line.
Top of The World: The commanders of Brazil’s army, navy and air force resigned on Wednesday. And, the UK government has released a controversial inquiry into racism. Also, the brother of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday in a major drug case.
Full story - March 30, 2021
A man receives a shot from a health worker, both wear masks and protective gear.
A month into its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Zimbabwe has struggled to surpass the 75,000 mark as some front-line health workers are skeptical about the Chinese-made Sinopharm efficacy rate. 
Full story - March 30, 2021
A migrant stands outside his tent at Karatepe refugee camp, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, March 29, 2021. The European Union's home affairs commissioner is visiting asylum-seeker facilities on the eastern Greek islands of Samos and
A group of residents gathered in the port city of Mytilene to protest plans for a permanent migrant facility on the island. 
Full episode - March 30, 2021
A woman is shown holding a mobile phone and wearing a face mask with an image of a medical worker on display in the background.
A long-awaited report was released on Tuesday outlining findings on the origins of the coronavirus outbreak. And, a top European Union official traveled to Greece this week to announce funding for several new refugee plans on Greek islands. Also, students in a bilingual program at Winnipeg's Isaac Brock School won first prize in an Indigenous language competition for their Cree rendition of the Raffi song “Baby Beluga."

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