National politics have local implications in Buenos Aires, where activists are divided on a plan to upgrade the city’s most iconic informal settlement.
While reporting on property rights in Argentina, grantee Olivia Sohr struggled to find available data. Here's a look into how she navigated the disorganized system in Buenos Aires.
Property deeds may seem like a formality, but they can impact people's quality of life. When the state doesn't provide deeds, it leaves families in legal limbo with few resources.
Kinstler traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Ludwigsburg, Germany, to observe the work of Central Office prosecutors, who scour archives in the pursuit of sorely belated justice.
Since 1958, a handful of German government prosecutors have sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. But the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down
The Argentinian capital’s many cooperatives showed that Occupy movements were not simply a response to economic crisis—they could be sustainable business models, too.
The most controversial conservationists on the continent, Doug and Kristine Tompkins, have dedicated their lives and capital to write the future for Patagonia, but their changes are not welcome.
Local residents in Cochrane refuse to celebrate Chile's recent victory over mega-dam development. The rising price of energy and hazardous air conditions have prolonged the debate.
Clinical trials for US-bound drugs are increasingly conducted in Central and South America because it's cheaper and faster. But does this efficiency compromise safety for trial participants?
Argentina is in the midst of election season and cartonero cooperatives are trying to join forces to seek recognition from politicians.
Argentina's cartoneros, like Marissa Aguilera, work long hours and earn small profits. Still, with the help of well-organized worker cooperatives, many manage to provide food for their family.
After the financial crisis in 2001, many Argentinians who lost their jobs turned to trash picking to earn a living. These are images from their daily work.
Forty thousand people live in substandard conditions in downtown Buenos Aires' Villa 31. With property deeds and infrastructure upgrades, can authorities finally resolve the eyesore on their front doorstep?
What happens when people are given property titles for houses they are living in? This project studies the impacts in three countries.
A team of German prosecutors are scouring two continents for Nazis who have managed to escape justice, hoping to bring them to trial before it's too late.
The trash pickers of Buenos Aires are an unsanctioned but accepted part of city life. Now the government is looking to officially incorporate them in the waste disposal system.
Argentina's economic crisis in the early 2000s threw tens of thousands out of work. For many, working for themselves as cartoneros, people who collect trash to sell to recycling centers, became the only option to put food on the table. But now the deteriorating trains used by cartoneros to...
How can property titles change someone’s life? A look at the evidence on social housing in Buenos Aires and how being a legal owner can have an impact on quality of life.
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard discuss their six-month exploration of the transfer of territory around the globe from the state to corporations for the past six months.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.