April 23, 2014 / Al Monitor
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia’s designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization has mystified many Saudis and complicated the kingdom’s regional policies.
April 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
Jina Moore looks at the different uses of vulture funds.
April 21, 2014 / The Nation
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
Dishonest employment agencies are only part of the problem. Cutting international aid to corrupt or incompetent governments only makes things worse.
January 17, 2011 / The Daily Beast
Lisa Armstrong
Despite accusations of human-rights abuses, former Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier, who has since been detained by police, was met with cheers and tears after his surprise return from exile...
Diana Canessa and her son. Image by Kelly Hearn, Peru, 2010.
January 17, 2011 / Untold Stories
Kelly Hearn
As medical research spreads across cultures, what constitutes informed consent? One Peruvian woman's story illustrates the international debate over medical ethics in the developing world.
Dr. Herbert Cuba, president of the Peruvian Medical Association. Image by Kelly Hearn. Peru, 2011.
January 17, 2011 / Untold Stories
Kelly Hearn
Dr. Herbert Cuba, president of the Peruvian Medical Association, advocates regulating drug companies in ways that do not block innovation.
January 15, 2011 / The Daily Beast
Lisa Armstrong, Andre Lambertson
One year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, one man is still trying to rebuild. But instead of finding bricks and metal in the rubble, he found his 11-year-old neighbor's remains. Lisa...
Bhawana Tamang on the roof-top of the shelter home where she now lives. Tamang was trafficked to India at the age of 12. She completed the training program at Shakti Samuha as a beautician. Image by Habiba Nosheen. Nepal, 2011.
January 14, 2011 / Untold Stories
Habiba Nosheen, Anup Kaphle
In Nepal, the promise of employment lures thousands of girls out of their homes in remote villages and thrusts them into the booming sex industry in India.
Garimpeiros bring diesel, food, engine parts, and other goods up the Sikini Creek to be distributed to illegal gold mines throughout French Guiana. Photo by Narayan Mahon, French Guiana, 2010.
January 14, 2011 / Harper's Magazine
Damon Tabor, Narayan Mahon
With the price of gold skyrocketing, Brazilians have been crossing the border into the jungle of French Guiana,  where illegal mine operations have been multiplying, in search of a new El Dorado.
Venia and Richard. Image by Andre Lambertson. Haiti, 2011.
January 14, 2011 / Untold Stories
Lisa Armstrong
In Haiti, a new mother faces a difficult choice.
January 14, 2011 / The New Republic
Rebecca Hamilton
Does South Sudan’s government stand any chance of meeting its citizens’ basic needs?
January 13, 2011 / National Geographic
William Wheeler
Haitians and aid workers fear storms and the disastrous connection between cholera, charcoal, deforestation, and floods.
January 13, 2011 / National Geographic
William Wheeler
The cholera outbreak has lead Haitians to boil their water. But they use charcoal for fire, which leads to deforestation and then flooding. Now a new program is trying to restore Haiti's ecosystem.