We explore the dysfunctional family history of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Also, we meet a Spanish teacher in Guatemala who doesn’t need to move to the US to live the so-called “American Dream”. He is living it in Guatemala - thanks to the internet. We hear why some Chinese students are embracing American slang, and why not everyone loves cinnamon. Plus, a case of international espionage set in an American corn field, and a rags-to-riches story set in California wine country.
(Photo: Patimat Suleimanova, aunt of Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, holds a photo from the family archive 22 April , 2013. Dzhokhar (C, bottom) and Tamerlan (C, top). Credit: Reuters)