February 5, 2014 /
In Quito, residents' daily lives reflect their socioeconomic status. However, nationwide development and improvements to the education system may help close the gap.
January 31, 2014 /
With the country in economic decline, foreign sex tourists have swept in to exploit girls as young as eight or nine. Officials have mostly turned a blind eye.
January 28, 2014 /
Photojournalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Larry Price documents the almost unimaginable dangers of compressor mining in the Philippines. A broadcast report airs on the PBS NewsHour.
January 23, 2014 /
The Economist Insights
It is Africa’s cruelest irony that her hungriest people are her smallholder farmers. Fortunately, we have seen a reversal of this neglect in recent years.
January 21, 2014 /
Although Trinidad and Tobago enjoys a relatively high per-capita GDP in the Western Hemisphere, the island federation's murder rate surpasses that of Mexico.
January 20, 2014
More than 1.2 million people are killed on the world’s roads each year—and that number is increasing. If nothing is done to reverse this trend, the annual death toll is on course to triple by 2030.
January 20, 2014 /
Since a 2009 coup, Madagascar has experienced continuous political and economic crisis. Photographer Rijasolo has documented it every step of the way.
January 19, 2014 /
The New Yorker
While Turkey's government tries to survive a corruption scandal, a tiny fishing village bears the hope and burden of Istanbul's breakneck development.
January 10, 2014 /
The American Interest
Why the world’s poorest nation is embracing Chinese investment over Western aid.
January 9, 2014 /
Five serious outbreaks of the plague have spotlighted the perilous state of public health in this island nation.