October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Trekking through the heart of the Darien Gap. Photo by Carlos Villalon. Colombia, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / SBS: Dateline
Jason Motlagh
What would you risk for a better life? Dateline journeys through one of the world’s most dangerous jungles, a route populated by drug traffickers, bandits and migrants searching for a new beginning.
The Dateline team pushed deeper into the Darien jungle. Image by Carlos Villalon. Colombia, 2016.
September 20, 2016 / News.com.au
Jason Motlagh
There are plenty of reasons the 150km stretch of wilderness between Colombia and Panama is known as the “world’s most dangerous journey."
A smuggler guides travelers up the Cacarica River into the heart of the Darien Gap. Photo by Jason Motlagh.  2016.
September 13, 2016 / SBS: Dateline
Jason Motlagh
Follow the unprecedented journey of a Dateline film crew through the Darién Gap—the lawless zone on migrants' route to the US.
Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2013.
September 1, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Dominic Bracco II, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Matt Black
This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore reporting from Mexico.
Solis
August 31, 2016
Patrick Reilly, Jason Motlagh
Both Costa Rica's president and grantee Jason Motlagh see a Cold War-era law as driving migration through the region.
Skull on a stake
August 3, 2016 / WBUR
Jason Motlagh
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh speaks with WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer about his reporting in the Darien Gap.
Darién Gap
July 19, 2016
Jason Motlagh
In their bid to reach the United States, a growing number of migrants fleeing poverty and conflicts at home are braving the treacherous Darién Gap. Many never emerge.
A human skull serves as a warning to travelers in the Gap. Image courtesy of Carlos Villalon. Panama, 2016.
July 19, 2016 / Outside
Jason Motlagh
Desperation sends a flow of migrants from Cuba, Africa, and Asia on perilous journeys through the Darién Gap.
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 12, 2016 / Untold Stories
Roger Thurow
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
May 12, 2016
Roger Thurow
Author Roger Thurow discusses the role of nutrition during the most important time in human development—from pregnancy through a child's second birthday.
May 5, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.

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