Alex Leff

Alex Leff


@NPR international digital editor. Priors: @PRI @GlobalPost @Reuters @TheTicoTimes @cataloniatoday. Alum of @columbiajourn+@Unibarcelona J school

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Numerous reporters and editors in Mexico City tell Committee to Protect Journalist that threats and break-ins at homes and offices of journalists appear to be on the rise.

Egypt just banned ‘mahraganat’ music: Listen to five of the most popular tracks

India’s Modi will host a "Namaste, Trump!" rally at a cricket stadium that seats more than 100,000 — returning the favor to Trump for holding a "Howdy, Modi!" rally in Houston last year with tens of thousands of Indian Americans, via @lfrayer 

With presidents facing street protests and demands that they crack down on rising crime and corruption and revive stagnant economies, Latin America's armed forces are once again throwing their weight around, writes @JohnOtis 

UN study: 1 of every 3 Venezuelans is facing hunger (from @AP )

H1N1 Was The Last Pandemic. Here's Why COVID-19 Isn't Yet In That Category

Ahead of Trump's visit to India this week, Indians were largely divided about his job performance: 34% approved and 36% disapproved, according to @Gallup .

How European-Style Public Housing Could Help Solve The Affordability Crisis

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"In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media" @ggreenwald 

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"We're here as plan B for Bernie to ensure this fight will go on" @GreenPartyUS 's @DrJillStein  @NPR 

US journalist and her mother, activists against Syrian regime, were killed in Turkey via @ABC 

President Trump "unsigned" an international arms sales agreement that sets global standards for regulating transfers of conventional arms, from rifles to tanks and airplanes.

#BlackLivesMatter has gone global. And Brazil needs it—badly @willcarless  reports

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Chile's volcano eruption is absolutely spectacular #VolcanCabulco  @GlobalPost 

Thousands of airport workers in New York and New Jersey — baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, people at concession stands — will see their hourly pay rise to a minimum of $19 by 2023, reports

AP reporters witness busloads of hundreds of mostly Central American migrants dropped off on a street in Monterrey, Mexico, not a shelter in site.

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