January 11, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Garissa University was intended to bring opportunity to long-marginalized northern Kenya when it opened in 2011. Its reopening after Al Shabab's 2015 attack provides a second chance to get it right.
December 23, 2015 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Al Shabab's attacks in northeast Kenya have prompted a mass exodus of teachers. With the government uninterested in stepping in, locals have had to step up like never before.
October 14, 2014 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Shahriari
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
October 21, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Miller Llana, Robert Marquand, Peter Ford
The tide of brain drain – from developing countries to industrialized nations – has turned. Human capital is now returning home to Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
October 21, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Peter Ford
Chinese who found it hard to fit in at the water cooler abroad feel newly valued at home as China creates a reverse brain drain by using financial incentives to lure native talent back home.
October 21, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Robert Marquand
In the global reverse brain drain, Poles returning home influence their sometimes frumpy, provincial homeland in everything from toilets to insurance coverage and workplace attitudes.
October 19, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Miller Llana
Reverse brain drain means twofold "brain gain" for Brazil as the global recession pulls native Brazilians home and, with them, a wave of European migrants leaving their austerity stricken homelands.
October 17, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Sara Miller Llana
Brazil, with its growing economy, has become a magnet for immigration. Former Rio slums attract young, hip European immigrants looking for cheap housing.
October 16, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor, Untold Stories
Sara Miller Llana
Brazil, with its growing economy, has become a magnet for immigration, attracting not only low-skill workers from poor countires, but also high-skill professionals from Europe.
October 10, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Tim Rogers
Hugo Chavez's legacy may hinge on his ability to deliver on a $6.6 billion oil refinery in Nicaragua--just one of the megaprojects that the ruling Sandinistas hope will rescue the country's economy.
May 29, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Jina Moore
When journalist Mae Azango wrote about a secret women's circumcision ritual in Liberia, she received death threats.
March 31, 2012 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
The booming urban populations of Bolivia and Peru are threatening Lake Titicaca, as well as the indigenous populations that depend on it.
October 28, 2011 / Christian Science Monitor
Reese Erlich
Many Syrian business elites have close ties to the ruling Baath Party. But if their support wavers, it could mean the end of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

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