Unusual Things, Unlikely Places

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America’s Latino population is predominantly Catholic, but Islam is gaining converts. We hear why Latinos aren’t just turning away from the Catholic Church, but being pulled toward Islam.

Also, how antique American DC-3 airplanes serve as a life-line for remote communities in Colombia. A little-known American mystery writer can’t understand why he’s getting the star treatment in Japan. American Trappist monks try their hand at brewing Belgian beer. Two New York chefs rave about Japanese curry, which they describe as Japanese “soul” food. And a Kenyan named “Elvis” dreams of making it big as an American-style Country music singer.

Picture: Latino converts to Islam, Jaime Mujahid Fletcher (left) and Daniel Abdullah Hernandez at a mosque in Egypt, Credit: Sakinah Gutierrez

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Sun 19 Jan 2014 15:32 GMT

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