December 30, 2016 / The Washington Post
Esha Chhabra
Conventional textile manufacturing is tough on both the people who work in it and their land. But a new crop of entrepreneurs are looking to change that harsh reality.
Pills in production. Image by Fabio Hofnik. 2009.
December 2, 2016 / The Washington Post
Erik Vance
Identifying people who respond to placebos could make clinical trials much more efficient.
August 22, 2016 / The Washington Post
Emily Baumgaertner
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
July 24, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Despite losing a referendum over his possible reelection, Bolivia's President Evo Morales appears intent on hanging on to power while his government threatens journalists.
Carlos Parra, aka Paris Galán, Bolivia's best-known drag queen, in downtown La Paz
July 17, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Bolivia has passed a cutting edge gender identity law to meet the needs of its trans citizens. But President Evo Morales is still making homophobic and misogynistic public statements.
Nooo! Que Barato!
July 5, 2016 / The Washington Post
Sally H. Jacobs
Cuban-Americans' relatives back home are acquiring expensive tastes.
June 13, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Paraguay is the last bastion in Latin America for a colonial-era form of child labor. Affluent Paraguayans "adopt" poor youngsters to do domestic work for them. But that may soon change.
January 8, 2016 / The Washington Post
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
The Kenyan government denies involvement in the killing of ethnic Somalis and blames al-Shabab. Family and friends are skeptical.
December 21, 2015 / The Washington Post
Uri Blau
Tax-exempt donations are helping to finance West Bank settlements.
December 9, 2015 / The Washington Post
Dan Zak
After enduring nuclear-weapons tests in the 20th century and the rise of sea levels today, the people of this low-lying Pacific nation are experts in existentialism.
November 27, 2015 / The Washington Post
Dan Zak
The Marshall Islands, once a nuclear test site, grapple with a painful past, troubled present and uncertain future due to climate change and lessening U.S. assistance.
September 8, 2015 / The Washington Post
Marvin Kalb
As the war in Ukraine slips from the headlines, can Russia declare victory?
May 26, 2015 / The Washington Post
Dan Zak
Nuclear talks at UN end in failure amid strife over Israel, a proposed Middle East ban on WMD and attacks on the failure of nuclear-weapons states to take meaningful steps toward disarmament.