Divorce is still illegal in the Philippines, we get an insider perspective from Filipino journalist Ana Santos. We discuss the latest in the ongoing Greek debt negotiations. And we celebrate the birthday of Hans Werner Henze on Global Notes.
Protesters are calling for the resignation of Mexican President Peña Nieto. They're angry about how the government has handled the case of 43 students who went missing earlier this year. We'll talk with Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy.
Tensions are increasing in the South China Sea. China is building islands there and the U.S. is establishing a larger military presence in the Philippines. Journalist Howard French's joins us to discuss what's happening.
Today Governor Pat Quinn visited Chicago-area volunteers who’ve been collecting relief supplies for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. He promised to try and secure a plane to ship thousands of boxes of donated goods to Manila.
Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa approves oil drilling in the Amazon rainforest. Multilingual education in the Philippines keeps local languages alive in the classroom. Libya's Berbers demand equal rights.