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Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news. This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated and discussed in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Encounter is broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays. You can also listen to us via affiliate stations in your area. Check your local radio station guide for more information. Saturdays: 0330 0930 1430 1800 and 2330 UTC Sundays: 0530 1230 1730 1930 UTC About Your Host Carol Castiel moderates and produces not only Encounter but Press Conference USA as well. She also oversees the production of Issues in the News, VOA’s roundup of the week’s top stories by distinguished Washington journalists. Before joining the Voice of America, Carol was a consultant/freelance journalist specializing in the promotion of trade and investment between the United States and Africa. She was also a contributing editor to the London-based West Africa Magazine. Carol is fluent in Portuguese, French, and Spanish. She holds an M.A. degree in International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Contact: Email: ​encounter@voanews.com Facebook: ​CarolCastielVOA Twitter: ​CarolCastielVOA Postal Mail: Voice of America Encounter Washington, D.C. 20237 USA

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