Podcasts

May 10, 2024

Wrongfully Convicted

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:52 — 33.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSSince 1989, over 3,000 people have been exonerated from prison sentences in the United States after evidence proved they were innocent. But how hard is it […]

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May 9, 2024

White Hands Choir

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:34 — 20.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSImagine a choir where some singers cannot see and others cannot hear. That’s the concept of a unique project in Venezuela, which shows how – when […]

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May 9, 2024

Venezuelan Students Crossing

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:39 — 25.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSEvery morning…dozens of kids in western Venezuela leave their homes before 5-am — to embark on an adventurous journey to school. And it’s not just any school… […]

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May 6, 2024

Full Frame Podcast: How can you overcome social anxiety? | Dr. Fallon Goodman

Podcast (fullframe): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:44 — 40.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSAnxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders worldwide, affecting about 300 million people, according to WHO. The good news is they’re also among the most […]

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May 2, 2024

Full Frame Podcast: Uncovering the mysteries of ancient Chinese art | Keith Wilson

Podcast (fullframe): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:54 — 29.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSWhen archaeologists started excavations in Anyang, China in the 1920s, they found artifacts that had survived thousands of years buried in the ground. They included bronze […]

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May 1, 2024

Full Frame Podcast: How big is the microplastics problem? | Jesse Meiller

Podcast (fullframe): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:03 — 41.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSToday, the world is producing twice as much plastic waste as it was two decades ago. Plastics take anywhere from 20 to 500 years to decompose. […]

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April 23, 2024

Full Frame Podcast: How can mental health care be more inclusive? | Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble

Podcast (fullframe): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:01 — 36.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSDr. Alfiee Breland-Noble is the founder of the AAKOMA Project, a nonprofit with a mission to meet the mental health needs of young people of color. The organization offers workshops, virtual counseling and consulting.  […]

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May 31, 2023

Americas Now: The Female Pioneers of Colombia’s Vallenato Music

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:11 — 24.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSVallenato is likely Colombia’s most popular musical genre and part of the country’s identity. Played with an accordion, it’s a combination of African, Indigenous and European sounds. […]

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May 24, 2023

Americas Now: Inside Colombia’s largest drug cartel

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:54 — 34.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSColombia is the world’s largest cocaine producer and the cultivation of coca plants, the main ingredient of the drug, is increasing. Elaine Reyes talks to correspondent […]

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May 10, 2023

Americas Now: Chocolate: A $10 billion business that begins with cacao

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:08 — 17.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSMost people associate chocolate with the chocolatiers of Europe. But the main ingredient for chocolate, cacao, comes from Latin America and Africa. Director-Producer Armando Guerra joins […]

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April 21, 2023

Americas Now: Climate Change Threatens Marine Life in Florida

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:59 — 26.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSAccording to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA, 2022 was one of the hottest years on record. Some scientists believe Florida is among the most vulnerable […]

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July 2, 2021

The Americas Now Podcast

Correspondents traveling from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego deconstruct the stories that impacted them the most. Presented by Elaine Reyes, the Americas Now Podcast takes you to memorable places and introduces you to extraordinary people around the map. This is a podcast for in-depth reporting enthusiasts with a taste for Latin American affairs and human stories.

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April 17, 2021

Ukraine-Russia tensions

Will the latest tensions between Russia and Ukraine plunge the region into another crisis? Mike Walter spoke with Volodymyr Yelchenko, the Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. and American University professor Anton Fedyashin.

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