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The Pan-American Highway
July 30, 2021

A Colombian family of four packed their bags and placed them in their 1981 Volkswagen Westfalia to take a life-changing trip along the Pan-American Highway.

A brand new podcast from CGTN America
July 27, 2021

CGTN America has launched a brand new podcast called "Americas Now" hosted by Elaine Reyes. We're taking a closer look at the most fascinating and critical stories from across the Americas, told throu

Is the Modi government to blame for India’s second COVID surge?
May 03, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic is battering India with nearly 20 million people infected and close to 220,000 dead. Anand Naidoo spoke with journalist Asad Ashraf whos on the ground covering the pandemic i

Oliver Stone on the history of U.S. intervention
April 30, 2021

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the failed CIA-led Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba. It was a plot to oust Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Anand Naidoo spoke with acclaimed film-maker Oliver Stone about U.S. foreign policy over the past 60 years.

How California is fighting climate change
April 26, 2021

World leaders promised drastic action against climate change at a virtual summit hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden.In the U.S., California is leading that fight. Jared Blumenfeld, the state's Secret

Ukraine-Russia tensions
April 17, 2021

Will the latest tensions between Russia and Ukraine plunge the region into another crisis? Mike Walter spoke with Volodymyr Yelchenko, the Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. andAmerican University prof

IMF chief lays out priorities and challenges ahead
April 02, 2021

IMFs managing director, Kristalina Georgieva spoke to Anand Naidoo about a range of issues including the IMF's projections for global economic recovery, its plans to help the world's poorest nations

Can China and the U.S. turn a corner in Alaska?
March 19, 2021

U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Anchorage for the first time since Joe Biden became U.S. president. So how will they move forward on critical issues from trade to human rights? Former U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke had some thoughts.

Can Brazil recover from COVID-19?
March 13, 2021

Brazil's future after COVID-19

Former U.S. Amb. to China speaks on the future of Sino-US relations
February 12, 2021

One of the biggest challenges for U.S. President Joe Biden is how to repair ties with China. What are the key areas of cooperation and conflict? On the latest episode of The Heat podcast, we spoke with former U.S. ambassador to China, Gary Locke.