March 30, 2016 /
The Guardian | Global Development
A US judge has ruled that the IFC—the World Bank's private sector lending arm—cannot be sued over a $450m loan for a power plant that the plaintiffs maintained had destroyed their livelihood.
March 25, 2016
Documentaries screened focus on critical water, health and environmental issues around the globe. Future of environmental journalism also among topics raised during panel discussion.
March 14, 2016 /
From an “often ruthless” Honduran oligarch to a pair of Indian billionaires who ran a company accused of falsifying drug data, the World Bank has helped the rich get richer.
March 10, 2016
Poverty and unemployment have driven some youth in southern Niger to form violent gangs known as palais—attractive recruitment targets for Boko Haram. But one man is fighting back.
March 3, 2016 /
In Haiti and the Dominican Republic, two lakes are flooding farmland, swallowing communities and leading to deforestation.
March 1, 2016 /
Migrant parents are using social media to raise their kids from afar. But a virtual presence enabled by technology is hardly a substitute for the intimacy of physical closeness.
February 18, 2016
Global actions go into effect to curb illegal seafood industry practices and human rights abuses. Learn which resources can help you find fair trade products at your local supermarket.
January 22, 2016 /
Global Press Journal
Unemployed African migrants can continue a desperate struggle in Greece or Spain amid the financial crisis. Or they can return to their native land, ashamed to tell others of their failure.
January 13, 2016 /
How India's farmers try to step a step ahead of a changing climate.
January 7, 2016 /
Yarisley Rivero, of Havana, talks about what it's like to be separated from her husband, Yoandri, who emigrated from Cuba to the United States this fall.