Indian Prime Minister Modi Speaks to Tech Leaders, Ex-Pats in Bay Area
A speech at San Jose's SAP Center concluded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's whirlwind trip to California. Modi spent the weekend in Silicon Valley, meeting with the state's top political leaders and visiting the campuses of tech giants including Facebook and Google. Not all of the Bay Area's Indian community cheered Modi's visit. Outside of Sunday's speech, about 500 demonstrators protested his stances on climate change, censorship and gay rights.
Mexican Indigenous Immigrants' Dire Need for Medical Interpreters
Almost one in three farmworkers who pick California's fruits and vegetables speak an indigenous Mexican language, and barely understand Spanish. So when emergencies happen and field workers need medical care they often can't communicate with their doctors. Despite the need, it can be surprisingly tough for indigenous interpreters to make a living.