January 11, 2009 /
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Richard and Elixa and their two daughters. Image by Natalie Keyssar. Venezuela, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / The California Sunday Magazine
Natalie Keyssar
As Venezuela slides deeper into crisis, inflation, food and medicine scarcity, and insecurity seem to escalate endlessly. Amid the chaos, families are struggling to hold their lives together.
December 3, 2016 /
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
While many in Cuba mourn the passing of Fidel Castro, others are more than ready for change.
Still from PBS NewsHour broadcast, "Cuban Attitudes Toward Castro Range from Devout to Cynical."
December 2, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba's hope for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control.
November 22, 2016 / Three Weddings Press
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein
"The Chilean Chronicles" is a compilation of writings from Jeff Kelly Lowenstein's 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.
Trash piled up around Setswetla's chemical toilets. Image by Christian Belanger, South Africa, 2016.
October 27, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
A look into the life of residents in Setswetla, an informal settlement in Johannesburg's Alexandra Township.
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October 13, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
The people and places in Alex tell the township’s story and history, among them rival organizations of longtime property owners, a soup kitchen for drug addicts, and a hostel built under apartheid.
Peer counseling at clinic for persons with spinal cord injuries
October 12, 2016 / Boston University News Service
Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni
In India, disability is both a consequence and a cause of abject poverty.
October 3, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Lauren Markham
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
Ako Salemi
A look at how climate change impacts Iran.
September 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
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
Christian Belanger
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...
A property in Old Alex, the densest part of Alexandra township
September 19, 2016 / Untold Stories
Christian Belanger
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.

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