This was the first piece I filed for the BBC/Public Radio International show “The World.” Some foreign embassies across Washington, DC were falling into disrepair. Wealthier countries had lovely diplomatic offices, many of which hosted thriving social scenes. But poorer countries have trouble affording staff, let along maintenance.
“Many of Washington’s stately buildings on Embassy Row are falling into disrepair. That’s because many countries are moving their embassies to downtown DC. Correspondent Rebecca Martinez has the story.”