The World

An award-winning daily show, “PRI's The World” brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. "The World's" coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists, including access to 250 BBC correspondents.

Recent Episodes

PRI's The World: 11/11/2016

It's Veterans Day, and the end of a long week of political upheaval. We hear from a former interpreter for US Marines in Afghanistan who was forced to leave because of death threats from the Taliban. Plus, President Andrew Jackson was seen as an outsider who beat the political establishment in Washington. We'll explore how far the comparison with President-elect Donald Trump goes. And, we remember the late Leonard Cohen and how he won many hearts in Israel when he performed in the country during the 1973 Arab-Israeli War.

PRI's The World: 11/10/2016

What might the first 100 days of the Trump Administration might look like? We'll take a look. Also, we'll hear from the mayor of a small Pennsylvania town where many blame trade deals for the loss of local jobs, and where many white working-class residents enthusiastically voted for Donald Trump. Plus, why Canada isn't the answer. Many Americans joked during the campaign that they'd move to Canada if Trump won, but doing so is more complicated. And, how a group of Latina preschool teachers in California talked to their students the day after the vote.

PRI's The World: 11/09/2016

Defying both pundits and polls, Donald Trump won the US presidential election in dramatic fashion. As always, we'll be putting our global spin on the story. Host Marco Werman talks to a Latina food truck owner who voted for Trump. We'll also hear from Germany, where Trump's victory coincided with the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. And, we head to Mexico for reaction there to Trump's win. Plus, women in different parts of the globe weigh in on what they think of the Trump election.

PRI's The World: 11/08/2016

Today, we bring you a global take on America's Election Day with views from Russia, Morocco and France. Plus, we’ll have a snapshot of Latino voters going to the polls in San Antonio — near the border with Mexico. And, find out how the Brexit vote has angered chocolate lovers in Britain.

PRI's The World 11/07/2016

After a long and rancorous campaign, a seemingly divided America will choose its next president on Tuesday. How are minorities and immigrants in North Carolina viewing this election? And, what might marijuana legalization ballot measures mean south of the US border? Also, how the voting process in Brazil differs from that in the US — for starters, voting is compulsory for Brazilians.

PRI's The World 11/04/2016

Pretty much everyone's got a stake in the US election, including the Middle East and China. In Iraq, we hear about families who managed to flee Mosul ahead of the battle to retake the city from ISIS. Plus, the final story in our series on women in Colombia. The World's Jasmine Garsd tells us about a woman who was raped by a guerilla fighter when she was 11, who for years wanted nothing but revenge. Despite her pain, she recently voted in favor of a peace agreement with the guerrillas. We'll hear why she thinks it's time for Colombia to move on.