Weather trends around the globe, and some areas are far colder than normal and some far warmer. Also in today's show, Germany and France set up a new trade exchange in an effort to get around US sanctions on Iran. And, Pancho Villa, the musical.
Indigenous Crees lived in the northern Plains long before the US-Canada border divided the region. But bisected by the line and labeled “foreign” Indians in the US, Cree were denied basic necessities, work — and eventually, even the right to stay in the country.
America’s sanctions against Venezuela have been riddled with controversy. The power crisis that exploded on Jan. 23 raised complex questions about US interventions in Latin America as Venezuela leadership grows more complicated by the day.