Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.

Full episode - June 17, 2019
A photograph is shown being held about a large crowd of people.
Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi collapsed and died in court on Monday. Also, we discuss the tactics protesters in Hong Kong are relying on to avoid being identified by the government's facial recognition technology. Plus, efforts to expand movie audio descriptions to Spanish at movie theaters around the US.
Full story - June 17, 2019
 Claude Rwaganje and colleague at an event aiding asylum seekers in Portland, Maine
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in an emergency shelter at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Maine. Both Portland and the state of Maine have welcomed migrants.
Full story - June 17, 2019
two women read audio descriptions for a theater
Theaters and cinemas in the US are getting more Spanish-language audio descriptions for the visually impaired. But finding the right words is harder than you might think.
Full story - June 14, 2019
Protesters carry banners and placards at a demonstration during a women's strike (Frauenstreik) in Zurich, Switzerland June 14, 2019.
Switzerland lags behind other Western countries in terms of equal pay for women. Thousands walked off jobs in a general strike on Friday to draw attention to pay to salaries and other issues.
Full story - June 13, 2019
A cityscape view from onion domes
The United States Board on Geographic Names will officially list the capital of Ukraine as Kyiv, not Kiev. It's the result of years of advocacy by the Ukrainian government to popularize the Ukrainian spelling. But why does it matter?
Full story - June 13, 2019
A man sits in front of two computer monitors.
"Deepfakes" are a recent technology that have raised concerns all over the internet. These digitally altered video and audio clips can be used to imitate the likeness and voice of whomever the creator chooses. Rana Ayyub is a victim of a deepfake video that was used to humiliate her.
Full story - June 13, 2019
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore.
Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of US President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector who escaped with her mother at 13 years old, shares her insights on the current state of North Korea and the impact of Trump's summit with Kim.
Full story - June 13, 2019
People attend a rally in support of demonstrators protesting against proposed extradition bill with China, in Hong Kong, China, June 14, 2019.
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong this week to protest the extraditions bill. The bill threatens the rule of law and autonomy of Hong Kong.

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