Eyder Peralta

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U.S. Airstrikes In Somalia May Amount To War Crimes, Says Rights Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A new report by Amnesty International alleges that the U.S. killed at least 14 people in five different airstrikes in Somalia. The U.S. says it has never killed or injured a civilian.

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Rights Group Challenges U.S. On Somali Civilians Killed In Drone Attacks

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Amnesty International reports that U.S. drone strikes in Somalia have killed civilians. U.S. Africa command denies that, and says the advocacy group has bought into Al-Shabab's propaganda.

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Cyclone Leaves A Trail Of Death And Destruction In South Africa

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Southern Africa was hit by a cyclone that tore across the region destroying communities, a vital port, roads and bridges. Hundreds died. Mozambique's president says the death toll may exceed 1,000.

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The Latest On A Deadly Cyclone That Ripped Through Southern Africa

Monday, March 18, 2019

A powerful cyclone tore across southern Africa late last week and the scale of destruction is only now becoming clear. Mozambique's president says as many as a thousand people may have died.

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Crash Puts Ethiopian Airlines In The Spotlight

Friday, March 15, 2019

The airline has been operating for more than 75 years, and it's become Africa's largest airline in terms of destinations, passengers carried and revenue. It suffered a blow with a deadly crash.

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash Leaves 35 Countries Mourning

Monday, March 11, 2019

People from 35 countries died when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed Sunday Many on board the doomed flight worked for United Nations agencies and were headed to a conference in Nairobi.

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Investigators Look Into What Caused Ethiopian Airlines Flight To Crash

Monday, March 11, 2019

The jet crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday killing all 157 people on board. It's the second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet in five months — raising questions about the plane's safety.

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157 Killed In Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Sunday, March 10, 2019

All 157 people aboard an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner died in a crash Sunday, shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. The victims are from more than 30 different countries including the U.S.

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes

Sunday, March 10, 2019

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 MAX has crashed outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

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Reporter's Notebook: Africa Holds Lessons For Venezuela

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Eyder Peralta usually covers Africa for NPR. After reporting recently in Venezuela, he describes parallels he saw with popular movements facing government repression.

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Ethiopian Family Has Hand-Fed Packs Of Hyenas For Decades

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Hyenas are often portrayed as ruthless creatures. But a family in Ethiopia has been hand-feeding packs of hyenas for decades.

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The Song Capturing The Heart Of Sudan's Protest Movement

Sunday, March 03, 2019

Some of Sudan's biggest protests in decades are demanding that President Omar al-Bashir step down. A song written for an earlier time of discord has emerged as the protesters' anthem.

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Latest Developments In Venezuela's Deepening Crisis

Monday, February 25, 2019

It was a deadly weekend after the Venezuelan government cracked down on demonstrators and volunteers who tried to carry U.S. humanitarian aid into the country against the president's orders.

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Hundreds Injured In Clashes Over Aid Shipments In Venezuela

Sunday, February 24, 2019

We have an update on the situation in Venezuela, one day after volunteers tried to force their way into the country with U.S. food aid.

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Venezuela Heads Into Showdown Over Food Aid

Friday, February 22, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader says his supporters will get U.S. food aid across the border and into their country on Saturday. Venezuela's president says it's not going to happen.

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Closes Country's Brazilian Border

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ordered the closing of the country's border with Brazil in an effort to stop the flow of humanitarian aid coming into the country.

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Inflation Hits Venezuela But The Government Keeps Gas Prices Low

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Inflation has hit 1 million percent in Venezuela. It's hard to buy the basics such as food and medicine. But you can buy a whole tank of gasoline for less than you can an eight-ounce bottle of water.

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Venezuela's Political Crisis Is Affecting Arepas And Driving People To Protest

Monday, February 18, 2019

There are many things driving tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets. But a small part of this is what the economic and political crisis is doing to a basic food item — arepas.

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Colin Kaepernick Settled Legal Battle With NFL. What Comes Next?

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Colin Kaepernick reached an agreement with the NFL. Sports sociologist Harry Edwards joins NPR's Michel Martin to discuss what it means for the future of protest in the NFL.

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'Chavismo' Fades As Venezuela's Poor Suffer

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Venezuela's poor were the beneficiaries of Chavez's Bolivarian socialist revolution. But 20 years later, they have little food and medicine and few jobs, eroding support for President Maduro.

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