October 6, 2015 /
The New York Times
From Central America, thousands of children fleeing poverty and danger make multiple attempts to reach the United States despite increased efforts by Mexico to turn them back.
October 6, 2015
In 2014, 90,000 unaccompanied minors made the treacherous journey from Central America to the United States. No longer are people simply fleeing poverty, now they are fleeing for their lives.
September 20, 2015 /
The News & Observer
Pope Francis has staked his legacy on defending the poor. But in places like La Orora, Peru, degraded by 77 years of smelting heavy metals, the poor simply want to work, no matter what Francis says.
September 2, 2015
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water...
August 20, 2015 /
Tim Johnson talks to KPCC, Southern California public radio, about his reporting on Nicaragua's transoceanic canal.
July 10, 2015
McClatchy journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees Brittany Peterson and Tim Johnson interview Nicaraguans about the proposed canal that threatens to split the country in two.
June 30, 2015
Writer Chris Kraul traveled to Nicaragua to explore the environmental impact of a new $50 billion interoceanic canal.
June 29, 2015 /
Life on Guatemala's Lake Atitlán is not easy: Local inhabitants are facing rising water levels and a declining fish population.
June 19, 2015
Colossal. Mammoth. Pharaonic. Those are the words that describe the Chinese-backed proposal to build a 170-mile interoceanic canal across Nicaragua. But can it be built, and, if so, at what cost?
June 19, 2015 /
It is hard to build an inter-oceanic canal discreetly. Still, Nicaragua's government is taking pains to conceal details about the canal and its corporate backers.