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In the Pandemic, Latin America Has Not Protected Women From Their Aggressors (Spanish)

The investigation by the Centinela COVID-19 journalistic alliance in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Nicaragua shows the many faces of this silent tragedy and the failures in official protections.

The Coronavirus Pipeline

U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services.

About Our Climate Migration Model

The climate migration model aims to understand how climate change might lead to population shifts in Central America and Mexico, including how people may move across borders between these countries and to the United States.

The Great Climate Migration

Today, 1 percent of the world is a barely livable hot zone. By 2070, that portion could go up to 19 percent. Billions of people call this land home.Where will they go?

Remembering the Dead: Guatemala

Cemeteries in Central America come to life when families decorate the graves of their loved ones. Yet many migrants who die trying to enter the U.S. have not been laid to rest—their bodies have yet to be returned.

When Migrants Die, Many Bodies Remain Unidentified

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kristian Hernández of the Center for Public Integrity about the deaths of unidentified migrants, and how their families back home struggle with grief and closure.

Where the Bodies Aren't Buried

In the last twenty years, according to the U.S. Border Patrol, roughly 8,000 migrants have died in on the border while trying to get into this country. This is the story of one of them.

Refugees From the Earth

Propublica and the New York Times magazine use a groundbreaking data model to explore the daunting implications of climate change for global migration.

The Vulnerable: Unprotected in a Pandemic

The AP's global network reports on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.

A Lost Generation

How a cycle of debt and increased enforcement is leaving a void in some rural Guatemalan schools and villages.

Guatemala Emigration Report

Jonathan Blitzer, a staff writer for The New Yorker , and documentary photographer Mauricio Lima traveled to Guatemala in order to report on the "push" factors driving people to migrate.

Guatemala: Repatriation of Migrants

Hundreds of migrants from Central America die every year trying to cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally. This story traces the process of finding, identifying and returning their bodies home.

The Tragedy of the "Good" Orphanage

We’ve all heard stories about abusive orphanages. But there’s a bigger problem: good orphanages. Rich countries abolished orphanages decades ago. So why do we keep them going in poor countries?

The Cookstove Conundrum

Nearly half the people on earth use open fires to cook their food and heat their homes, and the price they pay is steep. But changing the world's kitchens is surprisingly complicated.

Guatemala's Disappeared

Thousands of people were disappeared during the civil war. Fault Lines meets families still searching for justice.

The Life Equation

Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?

Between Borders: American Migrant Crisis

In 2014, 90,000 unaccompanied minors made the treacherous journey from Central America to the United States. No longer are people simply fleeing poverty, now they are fleeing for their lives.

Guatemala: Challenges in Lake Atitlán

The level of contamination in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán has been rising for the past few decades. Not enough is being done to stop it. Some fishermen who make only $8 a day are cleaning it, for free.

Visualizing Gun Violence

Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.