Bienvenidos a nuestro primer episodio en español.
This week on War News Radio, "By Force." Reporter Liliana Frankel spent summer 2015 living and working at a migrant shelter in Oaxaca, Mexico. While she was there, she collected interviews with people passing through. This week, we hear the story of Lisandro Lopez, a Honduran veteran of the Iraq War. Lisandro's is the first in a series of stories we're producing from Liliana's interviews. Take a listen.
This week on War News Radio, peaceful demonstrations and riots broke out in Baltimore, Saudi Arabian-led airstrikes destroyed one of Yemen’s last operational airports, the Nigerian army freed 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram camps, and more.
This week on War News Radio, Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have entered a new stage, President Obama announced the deaths of two aid workers in Pakistan by US drone, new information on the strength of North Korean ballistic missiles, and more.
This week on War News Radio, President Obama is removing Cuba from the United States sponsor of terrorism list, the terrorist group Al-Shabaab staged an attack on the Somalian Ministry of Higher Education in Mogadishu, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the recent compromise between the Obama administration and Congress over the nuclear agreement with Iran, and more.
In addition, we present a featured piece by WNR reporter Amber Sheth. A couple of weeks ago, Amber Sheth had the opportunity to meet with Theresa Williamson, founder of Rio on Watch, a watchdog news organization that brings reporting directly from Rio favelas and translates it into English. Take a listen!
This week on War News Radio, updates on last week’s nuclear deal established between Iran, the United States, and five other nations, newly elected Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari pledged to spare no effort to defeat Boko Haram, fighting continued in the Iraqi city of Tikrit since government forces recaptured the city from ISIS control, and more.
This week, War News Radio also brings to you content from our partner radio station, Yatsani FM in Lusaka, Zambia from reporter Maybin Katungulu on deforestation. In addition, War News Radio’s Sara Morell and Jay Clayton present Filibusted, an editorial segment dedicated to the news that makes you want to tear your hair out.
This week on War News Radio, at least 147 are dead and 79 injured after Islamist militants attacked a university in northeast Kenya, Iraq recaptured the city of Tikrit from ISIS, the Palestinian Authority officially became a member of the International Criminal Court, and more.
This week on War News Radio, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia started airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, a US announcement that it will join airstrikes against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Tikrit prompted over a third of Iraqi fighters to withdraw or refuse to cooperate in the battle, Boko Haram kidnapped 500 women and children from the Northern Nigerian town of Damasuk, and more.
This week, War News Radio is also presenting content from two of our partner radio stations, Yatsani FM in Loo-saka, Zambia and Mazabuka Community Radio in Mazabuka, Zambia. We bring to you content from reporter Maybin Katungulu on the Beating Famine Conference and reporter Lorraine Hamusonde on drought conditions in her district of Zambia.