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Latest posts by Public Radio International
24 May 2015
You might not expect to see women riding motorcycles if you took to the UAE's roads, but a group of women from all over the world are doing just that.
23 May 2015
This Mexican Author Says Languages Aren't Straitjackets, but Tools to Start a Bilingual Conversation
Cristina Rivera Garza used to publish only in Spanish, but after 25 years in the US, she says writing in both Spanish and English brings tremendous richness to her experience.
17 May 2015
Along Morocco’s Border With a Spanish Enclave, Women Shoulder Twice Their Weight ‘to Earn a Morsel of Bread’
These women carry loads of 100-200 lbs for the chance to earn $5 per day across the border from Spain's Ceuta to Morocco.
16 May 2015
11 May 2015
10 May 2015
Intipucá is a small town in El Salvador that spans two countries, but a debate still rages over whether he was really the first to leave for the US.
3 May 2015
A brother and sister remember their abrupt start to a new life in America after they fled collapsing South Vietnam. It's one story among the many collected by StoryCorps.
2 May 2015
What do you do when there are only about 20 practicing surgeons for an entire country? Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do surgery.
26 April 2015
"We are not trying to make our lives better, just sleep in a better bed...it’s a basic question about basic human rights," says Daniel Habtey.
25 April 2015
The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.