On today’s show:
- The head of Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research was fired after revealing dramatic increases in deforestation in the now-burning Amazon.
- As the U.S. federal government resumes enforcing the death penalty, we take a global look at execution and euthanasia-related practices worldwide.
- Celebrated Mexican accordion and cumbia master Celso Piña died last Wednesday at 66. We look back at his legacy on this week’s Global Notes.