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The Shortwave Report 4/20/01 LISTEN GLOBALLY!

A Weekly 30 minute review of international news stories, recorded from a shortwave radio. FREE TO REBROADCAST! please notify. Radio Netherlands, Spain, Germany, China, Cuba www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/swr_4_20_01.mp3
The show begins with Radio Netherlands- 27 Occidental Oil workers were kidnapped by rebels in Columbia; military and police commissioners resign in Peru for making a pact with Fujimora; France is moving toward legalizing euthanasia following Netherlands new law last week; an interesting opinion piece about U.S. foreign policy under Bush.
A story from Spanish National Radio about the U.N. and E.U. condemnation of Israel's recent use of "disproportionate force."
On to Radio Deutsche Welle- an in-depth update on other nations moving forward on the Kyoto protocols despite the U.S. disinterest; a story from Man&Environment about multi-nationals logging the rainforest in Liberia.
A report from China Radio International concerning the current Chinese feelings on the spy plane incident.
Two stories from Radio Havana Cuba- April 16 was the 40th anniversary of Castro's declaration that the revolution would be socialist, Fidel spoke to 100,000; an opinion piece about Bush's Latin American policy including the appointment of Otto Reich to undersecretary of state for Latin American affairs.
With times and frequencies for listening at home. There will be a new show EVERY FRIDAY by 9amPDST. The next show will be up April 27. (13mb)
 
 

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