Zulma Corhuari, 16, stepped out for a moment to get an aspirin for her headache. Her family never saw her again. Her brother Victor is desperate and suspects the worst. "There's no justice," he said.
Recent court filings in a case brought by Hidalgo County against a former employee who oversaw construction of a Bush-era border barrier allege a vast kickback scheme.
In Bolivia, entire families are surrendering to cheap drugs—lethal and mind-altering concoctions of glue, gasoline, and paint thinner. The problem is growing and there's no solution in sight.
Ivan Ramirez runs an orphanage near Cochabamba. He started with one child—"a delinquent in miniature," Ramirez called him. More children arrived and the orphanage grew. "It was God's plan," he said.
Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this month unveiled new decrees to protect children and adolescents, but critics said the government struggles to safeguard children who work as young as 10.
If the Trump administration follows through on the president's promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they'd work around it.
After historic protests in 2016, has the reality of women's rights in Poland improved?
Seaweed farming has enriched rural women in Zanzibar's conservative Muslim society. Now warming sea temperatures are threatening their livelihoods.
2017 CatchLight Fellow Tomas van Houtryve explores the history of the U.S.-Mexico border through period-accurate photography in this photo essay for Harper's.
Are sufficiently strong systems in place to protect nuclear systems from being hacked?
For families of slain drug suspects, the aftermath takes an intense emotional toll. Because of the many barriers to mental health resources, psychological effects remain widely unaddressed.
In southwestern China, the Mosuo uphold one of the world’s last matrilineal societies. As tourists flock to the region, bringing money and clashing values, can female-first traditions endure?