Projects

Launched January 4, 2008 Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
For the past two years, Bolivian President Evo Morales has shifted drug policy in Bolivia toward a program he calls "Coca Si, Cocaina No."
Launched December 31, 2007 Don Duncan, William Wheeler
All year, a string of car bombs, assassinations and the encampment of anti-government protesters in downtown Beirut had elevated fears that Lebanon's deepening political crisis could ignite an all
Launched December 27, 2007 Jacob Baynham
Repressed and mismanaged by a cadre of generals since 1962, Burma erupted last September in the country's largest pro-democracy demonstrations in two decades.
Launched December 3, 2007 David Case
In December 2006, Ethiopia toppled Somalia's Islamic government, opening up another active front in the War on Terror.
Launched November 15, 2007 Antigone Barton, Steve Sapienza
With HIV rates second only to those of sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean islands that conjure visions of sun and sand now highlight the interplay between poverty and the epidemic in this hemisphere.
Launched October 27, 2007 Loretta Tofani
Reporter Loretta Tofani gets inside America's factory, China, where the lack of health and safety precautions has Chinese workers dying.
Launched October 1, 2007 Carmen Russell, Dane Liu
Child slaves make up about 10 percent of the youth population in Haiti.
Launched September 27, 2007 Gabrielle Weiss
Argentina's economic crisis in the early 2000s threw tens of thousands out of work.
Launched September 25, 2007 Kevin Maurer, Andrew Craft
Across Afghanistan suicide attacks are on the rise and in much of the country U.S.-allied forces confront a revived Taliban.
Launched September 2, 2007 Andre Lambertson, Naje Lataillade
Reporter Ruthie Ackerman and photographer Andre Lambertson travel from Staten Island to Liberia, investigating the lives and struggles of Liberian youth after the 14-year civil war.
Launched August 11, 2007 Charles Lane
Paraguay is the fastest growing soybean producer in the world bringing untold riches to a very poor and corrupt country.
Launched August 1, 2007 Jason Motlagh
Today Maoist insurgents keen to exploit the state's enduring weaknesses stalk the Hindu heartland. They are waging their "people's war" in under-policed areas where conditions are most fertile.
Launched July 9, 2007 David Enders, Richard Rowley
"Iraq: Death of a Nation" examines how the U.S. invasion and occupation created a multi-faceted civil war in which the U.S. is now actively arming multiple factions.
Launched July 7, 2007 Barry Simmons
Seven years ago, Milton Ochieng' became the first person from his village in Kenya to receive a college scholarship in the United States.
Launched June 17, 2007 Jeffrey Barbee
Jeffrey Barbee set off Across The Great Divide with boat maker/Captain Andre Watson and first mate Deon Tulleken, exposing the most striking hot-spots of biodiversity in the Atlantic Ocean before
Launched June 13, 2007 Carlos Villalon, Phillip Robertson
Journalist Phillip Robertson and videographer Carlos Villalon investigate the controversies swirling around America's most important Latin American ally and what they mean for the people of Colombia.
Launched June 4, 2007 Jessie Graham
On the surface, Iran is simply a theocracy in a standoff with the United States.
Launched May 21, 2007 Jen Marlowe, David Morse
Gabriel Deng, Koor Garang and Garang Mayuol, Southern Sudanese "Lost Boys" in the U.S., were forced to flee Sudan as children when their villages were attacked in 1987, finding safety for a time i
Launched May 7, 2007 Kelly Hearn
Oil and gas finds are turning the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains and the adjacent Amazonian lowlands of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia into a hydrocarbon hotspot.
Launched April 27, 2007 Christie Aschwanden, George Lerner
More than three decades after the Vietnam War ended, the Vietnamese people continue to live with the consequences of Agent Orange, a defoliant that has come to symbolize the unintended consequence
Launched April 16, 2007 Ryan Anson
Photojournalist Ryan Anson returns to Mindanao, southern Philippines to examine the pitfalls and successes of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Launched April 12, 2007 Nicholas Wadhams, Zoe Alsop
U.S.-backed Ethiopian troops grabbed headlines in late 2006, invading Somalia to drive the Islamic Courts Union from power.
Launched March 15, 2007 Alexandra Poolos
Home to the sole U.S. forward operating base into Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan maintains strong ties to Russia.
Launched February 19, 2007 Jeffrey Barbee, Stephanie Hanes
Before the Mozambican civil war, Gorongosa National Park was among the top destinations in Africa, with a higher concentration of animals than on the famed Serengeti Plain.