April 21, 2015 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Justin Catanoso reports on how one scientist is making a difference in the fight against climate change.
March 23, 2015 /
Remember the 2005 pitch by technology visionary Nicholas Negroponte for $100 laptops for all children? Aimed at self-empowered learning? Fell flat most places, but not in Uruguay.
March 9, 2015 /
The Atlas of Pentecostalism project is an expanding record of the fastest growing religion in the world.
March 6, 2015 /
A new move by the Bolivian government seeks to address high rates of violence against women by funding construction of shelters and improving legal aid.
March 2, 2015 /
The tale of a historic Uruguayan building reveals the tensions between its leftist president's dreams and reality.
February 25, 2015
A talk with Pulitzer Center grantee Eve Fairbanks, who reported on "The Real Legacy of José Mujica."
February 25, 2015 /
Children and adolescents are living on the street and in shelters in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to escape violence at home. 34 percent of Bolivian girls suffer sexual abuse before their 18th birthday.
February 22, 2015 /
Romance, love and jealousy become the motive and the justification for violence—preventing women from naming the aggressors, says a study on the coverage of violence in Bolivian media.
February 11, 2015 /
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine
In Peru, many older adults risk age discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. Will elder abuse become the crime of the century?
February 9, 2015
Uruguayan President José Mujica, who lives in a modest apartment and drives a battered VW Beetle, became famous for his modest lifestyle. Does he deserve the hype?