Today on the show, reporter Alex Gallafent catches up with a young Haitian girl he met three years ago, after she was uprooted by the devastating earthquake.
(Source: theworld.org / The World)
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Today on The World Digest: Bruce Wallace reports on Lower Manhattan’s former Little Syria, stashing money in the Cayman Islands (re: Mitt Romney), Beer at Brazil’s 2014 World Cup and a report from Alex Gallafent about why the Charles Dickens Museum is closed during the Dickens Bicentennial.
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Today in The World Digest, we discuss a new graphic novel out on the 2009 Iranian protests.
And take a listen to an interview Marco did with photojournalist David Gill who has spend more than three years profiling interesting everyday people in Kabul.
You’ll also hear a report from Brigid McCarthy about Russians and other ex-Soviets and how had to learn about the culture of money.
Finally, what’s up with the price of orange juice? Alex Gallafent has more.
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@Gallafent heads to India to explore improv in Bangalore
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Rasheed Kappan’s “Sigh Lanes Zone”
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Get your sleuth on an head to the Mysterious Bookstore in NYC
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US military is looking to smartphone apps to help with translation. @gallafent
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Diplomacy is in the design of the United Nations. Kidding aside. Radio report here.
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Just a taste of the music of Orquestra Contemporânea de Olinda from Brazil. Something to make you dance on a Friday!
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Ashley Kerekes @theashes travels to Australia to see the Ashes. Check out Alex Gallafent’s report here.
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