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.
September 20, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Jacob Kushner
In Congo, Chinese are settling in with businesses and bargains that locals love. At one copper smelting plant, Chinese and locals work together but live apart.
May 29, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In a forgotten fold of mountains in rural Nepal, an idealistic group of American doctors is experimenting with full transparency. From these remote corners, transparency is tricky.
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.
Uganda's Karamojong, a traditional herding people. Uganda, 2011.
September 16, 2011 / Christian Science Monitor
Max Delany
After a decade of Ugandan military operations to disarm rival clans, the country's Karamoja region has become more secure. Now development experts hope it can become self-sufficient.
July 12, 2011 / Christian Science Monitor
Jason Motlagh
Protesters are using technology to fight against the Belarusian government crackdown.
April 2, 2011 / Christian Science Monitor
Jina Moore
Out of the UN comes a new idea for ending war. Peacebuilders: An intensive process that gives permission for foreign 'interference' in conflict resolution.