A decade ago as the federal government rushed to construct 60 miles of barrier in the Rio Grande Valley, it entrusted the chief of a little-known local agency to execute a compromise project. What it didn’t know was that he— and his family—stood to make millions from it.
Iran and China are hoping to grow their bilateral trade to more than $600 billion over the next 10 years, but there’s a long way to go. Today, the two countries have combined trade of less than $15 billion, excluding oil.
In the wake of Colombia’s peace deal, the rush to clear Amazon jungle for cattle ranches and coca caused deforestation to soar. A new scheme hopes to enable farmers to make a sustainable living from the forest.
In Jamaica, they are called barrel children," after the shipping containers used by their absent parents to send material support. However, what can't be shipped is emotional nurturing.
As the tiny island destroyed by a hurricane tries to rebuild, the prime minister of neighboring Antigua aims to revoke centuries-old rights.
Patrice Quélard's grandfather was a French refugee from Saint-Nazaire during WWII. Now he and other locals are welcoming today's refugees into their community.
A highway across indigenous territories is the first phase of a project that threatens one of the last primary forest reserves in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. How is it that a Dutch businessman is about to achieve what Christopher Columbus could not?
For one Yazidi refugee family in France, “home” is just as much about people as place.
Lassi Tamang represents a new wave of talent for a troubled industry as first woman factory manager at the Jungpana Tea Estate .
A simple tweak to land titles recognizes women as property owners, empowering them to build livelihoods and assets.
The Associated Press has reconstructed the massacre at Maung Nu as told by 37 survivors now scattered across refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Since last summer, the flow of refugees from Libya to Europe has shrunk considerably. The EU attributes this to its own successful policy, but reality is a lot more depressing.
Pulitzer grantee Michael Scott Moore talks to CNN about the 977 days he was held hostage by Somali pirates and their reemergence in East Africa
Pulitzer grantees Paolo Pellegrin and Scott Anderson win the 2017 Marco Bastianelli award for the Italian edition of their book 'Fractured Lands.'
This week: for-profit schools in the most impoverished places; identifying bodies from the U.S.-Mexico border; and age-based asylum in Sweden.
This week: four boys escape from Boko Haram's army; the impact of Venezuela's food shortage on kids; and the debate on whether to use affordable, yet unreliable cancer screening tests in Haiti.
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This week: New U.S. government report confirms a grantee reporting, the underground media market in Havana, and lax security policies in the Maldives.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman's work photographing First Nations Canadians is highlighted in a The New York Times Magazine essay about photographing indigenous cultures.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mattathias Schwartz's reporting on a botched 2012 DEA raid in Honduras has been confirmed by a U.S. government report.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported projects nominated and seven grantees shortlisted for 2017 One World Media Awards for international journalism and media coverage of global issues.
Jason Motlagh's short documentary for AJ+ won the a Regional Emmy for Documentary Topical News and Program Speciality in the 46th Annual Northern California Area EMMY Awards.
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania news outlets cover the Hostile Environment/First Aid training co-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center.
This week: growing anti-government protests.