Program 555: First Timer's Brazil; What Brexit Means to Me; Guatemala Solutions
Release Date: 03-02-2019
Travel writer Seth Kugel offers tips for first-time visitors to Brazil, then a team of European tour guides share their personal — and diverging — takes on the Brexit conundrum. And two leaders of an anti-poverty nonprofit explain their innovative approach for combating systemic poverty among farmers in Guatemala.
- Travel writer Seth Kugel, author of "Rediscovering Travel" (Liveright - W.W. Norton)
- European tour guides Martin DeLewandowicz, Hilbren Buys, Stephen McPhilemy, Paul Corken, Liz Lister, Paul Guest, Fabian Rueger, and Donald White
- Alberto Solano, President and Executive Director of Agros International
- Chris Megargee, Vice President of Development and Communication, Agros, International
- Seth Kugel is the author of "Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious."
- Seth posts articles he's written about Brazil on his website. Seth also writes about Brazil, and other travel topics, for the New York Times.
- Seth recommends visiting the Pantanal wetlands in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, to view wildlife.
- BBC News updates its summary of Brexit news, as developments warrant.
- Alberto Solano and Chris Megargee work with non-profit Agros International to provide long-term solutions to poverty in rural regions of Central America. Rick observed their work in Guatemala.
More with Fabian Rueger - Fabian Rueger from Germany further explains to Rick how the departure of Britain will likely affect the balance of power in the European Union. (runs 2:09)