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Politics

Checking in on Chile

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Emily Green in Chile and gets an update on earthquake recovery efforts there. Parts of Chile were hit by a massive quake last month.

Arts, Culture & Media

Chico Trujillo

Our Global Hit today is a retro twist on a Latin style. We've presented various interpretations of Colombian cumbia in recent years. Now, along comes a cumbia band from Chile called Chico Trujillo.

Arts, Culture & Media

Brazil's grammar hotline

Politicians recently approved a bill to create a linguistic hotline in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It's not the first one in the country. Reporter Jason Strother tells us about another grammar call-in service that's been around for 30 years.

Politics

Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Amherst College professor of Latin American and Latino culture, Ilan Stavans about Vargas Llosa's life and work.

Conflict & Justice

A good relationship gone sour

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Boston Globe reporter, Jenn Abelson, about the relationship between undocumented workers and the high-profile pizza chain they helped build. Initially beneficial, it ended up souring amid allegations of exploitation.