October 3, 2016 /
Virginia Quarterly Review
San Salvador’s upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city’s gangs, but the city’s idea...
September 30, 2016
A look at how climate change impacts Iran.
September 20, 2016 /
Christian Belanger reports on the tense relationship between the government and the street traders and scrap metal collectors who contribute to the township's informal economy. Would regulation help?
September 19, 2016
The South African government is working to reform Alexandra Township, one of the poorest, most densely populated areas of Johannesburg, still struggling to overcome the legacy of apartheid. Can it...
September 19, 2016 /
Since 2001, millions of dollars have been spent to improve a poor Johannesburg township. Residents say, however, that the project has often failed to meet their needs.
September 12, 2016 /
Will Fitzgibbon and Álvaro Ortiz take you behind the scenes in the making of Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa's Offshore Empires.
August 31, 2016 /
Rice, corn, and beans are just some of the staples getting the high-tech treatment and helping families spend less on utilities.
August 30, 2016
Unreliable access to electricity and ever-increasing prices for gas keep almost half of the Dominican Republic from escaping poverty. Some communities are turning to solar cooking as a solution.
August 30, 2016 /
Magaly Lantigua wants to be a nurse. She thinks a solar oven will help her get there. Lantigua thinks a solar oven will help her save money to attend a university while still caring for her family.
August 18, 2016
For the first time in six years, the UN has acknowledged responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands.