A personal account of how a journalist's family escaped the Holocaust and found safety in the Dominican Republic, where they joined a settlement of Jewish refugees.
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The U.N. and independent watchdog groups worry the obscure conflict could flare into all-out war and even genocide.
In Germany, Christian churches play a key role in sheltering asylum seekers. There are 351 Christian sanctuary locations, hosting 551 refugees and displaced people, including 127 children.
David Maurice Smith documented the lives of people in the northern Ontario community, some of whom still suffer from the trickle-down impact of residential schools, extinguished only in 1996.
Americans and western Europeans are just waking up to the threat. But the Baltic countries have been fighting Russian disinformation for 25 years.
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.
Identifying people who respond to placebos could make clinical trials much more efficient.
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
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.
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.
Cuban-Americans' relatives back home are acquiring expensive tastes.
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.