April 20, 2015 /
Roger Thurow, Rhitu Chatterjee
Nicholas Kristof talk on his latest book connects with Boston University Campus Consortium panel on the consequences of malnutrition and efforts to give children a better head start.
May 21, 2015 / Untold Stories
Eric Halperin
Increased tourism has helped preserve indigenous traditions in Guatemala's San Juan la Laguna.
February 20, 2015 / Untold Stories
Katherine Blunt
An increased demand for high-quality, certified coffee has changed the way it is grown in western Guatemala and improved the lives of those who pick and sell coffee cherries.
February 20, 2015 / Untold Stories
Katherine Blunt
A program committed to expanding economic opportunities for indigenous women in San Juan la Laguna has helped many artisans learn to sell their products online.
Image by Eric Halperin. Guatemala, 2015.
January 21, 2015
Eric Halperin
The level of contamination in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán has been rising for the past few decades. Not enough is being done to stop it. Some fishermen who make only $8 a day are cleaning it, for free.
January 20, 2015
Katherine Blunt
Organic and fair trade coffee producers in the Western Highlands of Guatemala can earn more than conventional growers. This project explores the costs and benefits of obtaining these certifications.
"We All We Got," by Carlos Javier Ortiz.
October 8, 2014
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Mark Schulte
Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz and Education Director Mark Schulte will discuss Ortiz's work on youth violence with a distinguished panel.
October 7, 2014
Meghan Dhaliwal, Carlos Javier Ortiz
Photographer's work featured in exhibition to give audiences greater insight into real-world ramifications of modern violence.
October 3, 2014 / CQ Roll Call
Philip Brasher
Despite dangers, the promise of reaching the United States is so intense that it’s driving a shocking surge in migration by Central American children unaccompanied by their parents.
August 29, 2014 / Untold Stories
Philip Brasher
The coffee farmers of Guatemala's Western Highlands try to stay one step ahead of coffee rust. Despite support from USAID, the disease threatens the livelihood of growers.
August 21, 2014
Amanda Ottaway, Amy Maxmen, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Meghan Dhaliwal, Peter DiCampo
At the end of another fantastic, collaborative summer with Free Spirit Media, we take a look back at the learning process behind the student-produced documentaries.
July 9, 2014 / MSNBC
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Carlos Javier Ortiz examines the pervasive violence in Guatemala in a new interview and photo essay.
June 30, 2014
Tom Hundley
This week's newsletter: In Guatemala, a country where nearly half of the children are so malnourished they're "stunted," a new initiative by nation's top leaders has many feeling hopeful.

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