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Public Radio International

At Public Radio International, we believe sharing powerful stories, encouraging exploration, and connecting people and cultures will effect positive change in the world. By building a deeper awareness and understanding of the world's peoples, conditions, issues and events, we enable others to form their own opinions, share their knowledge and creativity, and take informed actions on issues that matter to them.

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Latest posts by Public Radio International

8 April 2014

Lullabies of the World: What's Your Favorite?

Lullabies aren't just for babies, they're for grown ups too. Submit your favorite sleepy tunes to PRI's new app, The World's Lullabies.

5 March 2014

Unofficial Soundtrack to Venezuela's Protests: La Vida Boheme

The music of the Venezuelan rock band La Vida Boheme has surged in popularity, becoming the unofficial soundtrack to the protests.

14 February 2014

A Love Story With No Kissing? That's Cinema in Iran

Whether for romance or just a hug between family members, male and female characters in Iranian movies are not permitted to touch.

3 February 2014

Will Orcas Be Put on Display at Sochi?

How do you hide something that weighs as much as six tons, is 20 feet long and requires hundreds of pounds of food every day?

24 December 2013

Are Volunteer Programs Empowering — or Exploitative?

Let's ask the volunteers to find out! In many countries, volunteers fulfill important basic services for governments and charities.

23 December 2013

Is it Fair that Thousands of Health Workers in Senegal Receive No Pay?

In many countries there aren't enough doctors and nurses to care for the sick, so charities and governments enlist the help of volunteers.

5 December 2013

Iceland Grieves After Police Kill A Man for First Time

It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland this week — a man shot to death by police. "The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country..."

26 September 2013

When There's No Emergency Phone Number, Kenya Tweets For Help

When al-Shabab gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall, Philip Ogola of Kenya Red Cross jumped to action – with a tweet.

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