Nicholas Casey

Guest

Andes Bureau Chief for the New York Times, based in Caracas, Venezuela; former Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal

Nicholas Casey on KCRW

Venezuelan security forces opened fire on a group of protestors today at the Brazilian border – a day after President Nicolas Maduro ordered all crossings at the Brazil border closed.

In Venezuela, conflict intensifies over opening the border to humanitarian aid

Venezuelan security forces opened fire on a group of protestors today at the Brazilian border – a day after President Nicolas Maduro ordered all crossings at the Brazil border closed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Nicolás Maduro gave American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country. This comes after President Trump today announced support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

Venezuelan president breaks diplomatic and political relations with the U.S.

President Nicolás Maduro gave American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country. This comes after President Trump today announced support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amadeo García García is the last man in the world who can speak the Taushiro language. His tribe once numbered in the thousands in the Amazon basin in Peru.

What's it like being the last person to speak your language?

Amadeo García García is the last man in the world who can speak the Taushiro language. His tribe once numbered in the thousands in the Amazon basin in Peru.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.

from Scheer Intelligence

It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.

from To the Point

Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.

from To the Point

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

from Left, Right & Center

Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

from Greater LA

President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

from To the Point