Solving Dhaka’s sanitation issue is simple. Steve Sapienza says the Bangladeshi capital needs only to provide slum residents clean water and worry less about the resources used to pay for it.
Despite death threats and nine suspicious murders last year, the Afro-Colombians of La Toma refuse to hand over ancestral mining rights to multinational corporations.
The collapse of the Qaddafi regime delights many Libyans but holds the risk of ongoing instability for much of the rest of the region as mercenaries he recruited are deserting him and heading home.
Remus Cenusa is one of the last 40 residents in a Romanian village who is refusing a resettlement offer from Rosia Montana Gold Corporation. The beekeeper wants to remain under the buzz of his bees.
Anna Badkhen talks about her time spent among the people of Afghanistan on American Public Media's The Story .
Peter Gwin told PRI's The World that Tuaregs aren’t helping Muammar Qaddafi hide; only a few fought for the dictator against Libyan rebels, yet the fall of Qaddafi is forcing them to flee.
After the revolution Egyptians looked forward to the development of a democratic state, but many government-run institutions are still experiencing the repressive policies of the former regime.
A small community of gold miners in the Colombian jungle is fighting to turn a toxic industry into a green one.
Afghans living in rural villages are unaware of many newsworthy events--like the death of Osama Bin Laden--because they do not have access to a television or computer.
South Sudan will become an independent nation Saturday, but many speculate about what the future will hold for the new country.
Real estate prices are booming in the Gaza Strip despite political uncertainty and ongoing tension with Israel.
In Gaza the Rafah Gate remains closed, upholding the Israeli blockade; this is causing dire consequences for the Palestinian people.