We discuss the ongoing Guatemalan elections, and Milos Stehlik fill recaps his week at the Telluride film festival. Also, we talk to Japanese calligraphy artist Seiran Chiba, and biographer Banning Eyre, teaches us about Thomas Mapfumo.
A group of Houthi rebels are refusing to leave the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which they took over last month. Nabeel Khoury, a senior fellow of Middle East and national security at The Chicago Council on Global affairs, explains the situation.
The U.S. and five Arab countries have begun a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We'll take a look at which countries have decided to join the U.S. with Gulf States scholar Joseph Kéchichian.
Community Cloud Forest Conservation (CCFC) works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests through reforestation, agricultural biodiversity, education and bird monitoring. For our Global Activism segment, Founder and director Rob Cahill gives us an update on what he calls “the great progress” his group has made in the last few months.
In the midst of civil war, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad was reelected in an election widely condemned by Western governments. Dr Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society, tells us whether he thinks the election will impact the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.