Colombia needs to move quickly for its peace deal to be a success, says Victoria Sandino, one of the highest-profile members of the former insurgency.
Time, weather and neglect has ravaged Havana. Scores of buildings are crumbling and could collapse at any moment. Residents are terrified. “You live with fear,” said Yuslemy Díaz, 32, a manicurist.
This film examines the ways historical inequalities, inefficient bureaucracy, and a lack of urgency lead to unsafe and improper infrastructure conditions in rural South African schools, hindering learning and resulting in tragic deaths.
Fated by geography, the San Joaquin Valley’s surfeit of cows, cars, crops, and oil produce air pollution that weighs heavily on public health.
In Kentucky, just 11 percent of police agencies report how much money and assets they seize every year. The full extent of assets seized statewide is unknown.
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
We can’t save ourselves if the White House stands in the way. Indira Lakshmanan discusses climate change in her column for The Boston Globe.
Vadym Svyrydenko lost everything on a frigid battlefield in Ukraine. Now the war’s only quadruple amputee is tackling the veteran crisis.
Taipei’s old-school restaurants have been around for decades and have mastered each dish they've crafted. Melissa McCart travels to Taiwan to report on why Taipei has become a major food and drink destination.
The Barents Observer keeps a close watch on the Russian Arctic because it’s part of the neighborhood, and because there’s a lot at stake there, for Russians and the rest of us.
The State of Mexico is a nexus for a dispute between the government and the women-led activists of one of the country's largest indigenous groups. This story is part of a multimedia project that follows a rural community’s fight for water.
Swedish women have joined the infantry for decades. The question is not whether women can be combat-effective, but whether a hypermasculine military culture can adjust.
Multiple Pulitzer Center grantees have been recognized by Pictures of the Year International for their work.
“How could a country so ambitious of first-world status blithely allow millions of its own citizens to die needlessly?" Greg Gilderman reports on Russia's disavowal of public health best practices.
Student film on the DREAM Act to screen at the San Diego Latino Film Festival's Youth Vision Showcase. The film was produced in a Pulitzer Center-Free Spirit Media workshop in Chicago.
Long a staple in the developing world, palm oil’s versatility and long shelf-life are fueling a surging demand that has turned it into a lucrative cash crop--with devastating consequences.
Photojournalist Micah Albert wins first place in the contemporary issues category in the 56th World Press Photo Contest for his work covering the Dandora dump in Kenya.
Dimiter Kenarov discussed his work on shale gas extraction to students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
University of Chicago student reporting fellow Adam Janofsky looks at the lack of government oversight in Thailand's fishing industry.
The Washington Post features "Outlawed in Pakistan," a Pulitzer Center-supported documentary that premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
“Americans love success stories,” writes grantee Sam Loewenberg in a thought-provoking article that appeared in The New York Times this week. But failure can also serve a purpose.
Our 2012 Annual Report is now available online.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.