Edge of the World

For a journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.

Picture Power: Living Dead of the Drug War

Louie Palu explains how he met Frank, a long-term drug addict, in Ciudad Juarez while working on a project focusing on the troubled US-Mexican border.

Chihuahua: Is It a Drought or Climate Change?

In northern Mexico desiccated cattle carcasses signal a changing climate. Local farmers look to new products, such as non-toxic grains that help retain moisture, to solve their problems.

Mexico: Chihuahua’s Devastating Drought

In the midst of a killer drought, a lake in Chihuahua has dried up, 350,000 cattle have died, and farmers are spending up to $10,000 a month pumping underground water for irrigation.

Playing Music to Escape Mexico Murders

A former school drop-out, Esteban Ruiseco is the type of teenager Mexico's drug cartels prey upon. And he might have joined them, if the clarinet hadn't given him hope for a better future.

Mexico: A Clarinet Instead of a Gun

Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world and home to many Ninis, young people with little education and no jobs. One youth found refuge in an orchestra.